7 03, 2019

Sean Esborn-Hargens: A Conversation With Metaimpact

By |2019-03-07T15:39:25+00:00March 7th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, H. Research, Integral Maps, Level 7 Yellow, Level 8 Turquoise|0 Comments

On Valentine's Day, February 14, 2019, Integral City initiated an interview series with Integral Pioneers. We started with Sean Esborn-Hargens, Co-Author of Integral Ecology and Founder of Metaintegral and Metaimpact. As Interviewer, Marilyn Hamilton, Founder of Integral City commenced her introduction with the memory of the time the two Integral pioneers first met [...]

21 06, 2015

Pope Francis Calls for Integral Ecology

By |2017-04-07T02:57:21+00:00June 21st, 2015|C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Level 8 Turquoise, Level 9 Coral, Master Intelligence, Spirituality|4 Comments

Pope Francis is calling for an ecological reframing for the faithful in his sweeping new encyclical on the environment. In “Laudato Si,” or “Be Praised” (or “Praised Be,”). He addresses issues that individuals must take responsibility for, as well as larger collectives - including cities. Pope Francis warns of harming nature, the costs of industrial pollution, resource [...]

1 07, 2014

Canada Day: Dance With the Maple Leaf Memelights

By |2017-04-07T02:57:26+00:00July 1st, 2014|city, G. Levels: Developmental/Evolutionary, Level 1 Beige, Level 2 Purple, Level 3 Red, Level 4 Blue, Level 5 Orange, Level 6 Green, Level 7 Yellow, Level 8 Turquoise|0 Comments

  May we dance with the Maple Leaf Meme-lights as they vibrate with the resilient commit-ments of Life. May the Northern Lights from our flashing energy field radiate: beige to protect our individual needs for physical and spiritual safety and survival; and prevent harm to all individuals. purple to honour the traditions and heritage of [...]

23 03, 2011

Spiritual Practices for Dealing with the News

By |2017-04-07T02:57:38+00:00March 23rd, 2011|C. Collective Intelligences, Emergence, Global/Worldcentric, Integral Maps, Level 8 Turquoise|0 Comments

As a follow up to my blog on the Systems and Resilience Cycles for the Restoration of Sendai, Integral City Spiritual Advisor, Terry Patten blogs a much needed set of practices for dealing with the News - good, bad and otherwise.  Terry says: "The news so far during 2011 has been particularly electrifying: Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, [...]

27 12, 2009

Climate Change Blog Worth Checking Out

By |2017-04-07T02:57:43+00:00December 27th, 2009|A. Contexting Intelligences, Ecosphere, Level 7 Yellow, Level 8 Turquoise|0 Comments

I am always on the look out for blogs and writers who can write dispassionately about the issues that affect cities. I just discovered this one by Dr. Joe Romm today.  It has a great archive and the following quote from the blog can be fully read at www.climateprogress.org Climate Change Progress. Thanks to the [...]

17 12, 2009

Who is at Climate Talks and What Do They Seek?

By |2017-04-07T02:57:43+00:00December 17th, 2009|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, climate, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Inner, Level 7 Yellow, Level 8 Turquoise, Master Intelligence, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

This article published early in December 2009, reveals the biases of the voting blocks at Copenhagen, based on their emissions, GDP and % of world population. The spectrum of intelligences hidden inside these numbers does not reveal who the complex thinkers are in each block -- those people who can think at a geo-centric level and [...]

16 12, 2009

Bill McKibbens Points at 4 Key Numbers for Climate Scoreboard

By |2017-04-07T02:57:43+00:00December 16th, 2009|A. Contexting Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Level 7 Yellow, Level 8 Turquoise, Navigating - IVSM|0 Comments

As we are in the stage of chaos in our international community -- what voices of intelligence point to evidence-based information that we can continue to learn from? Bill McKibben uses 4 numbers: 350 degrees target, 100 countries, 4% and 770 degrees actual!!  Read below for background behind these feedback loops. http://climateinteractive.wordpress.com/2009/12/16/bill-mckibbens-guardian-uk-article-features-climate-interactive/#more-2214 Bill McKibben’s Guardian [...]

25 08, 2009

A Fountain of Evolutionary Insights for Mayors and Public Officials

By |2017-04-07T02:57:44+00:00August 25th, 2009|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, G. Levels: Developmental/Evolutionary, Level 7 Yellow, Level 8 Turquoise, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I feel like I am standing in the centre of an Integral City Square with a Fountain of Integral Insights spraying life-giving rainbows that can refresh a mayor's way of thinking in these hot fires of summer. Not surprisingly, this fountain I see, has four quadrants -- all issuing flows of emerging wisdom that seem to be tapping a deep [...]

6 05, 2009

Stand By Me = Musical Meshworking?

By |2017-04-07T02:57:44+00:00May 6th, 2009|C. Collective Intelligences, Level 2 Purple, Level 8 Turquoise, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

I just followed a link to a beautiful musical creation. This is a very purple song to the core -- or maybe this way, produced by a mobile recording studio that spanned the globe -- maybe it's Turquoise??? The producer has recorded very talented buskers and a host of back-up musicians from around the world, [...]