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About Marilyn Hamilton

HI I am the Founder of Integral City Meshworks Inc. and Chief Blogger. Working with cities and eco-regions, I ‘meshwork’ or weave people, purpose, priorities, profits, programs and processes to align contexts, grow capacity and develop strategies for sustainability and resilience in the Integral City. You can read more details about me here http://integralcity.com/about/about-the-founder/
5 07, 2021

Open House for MRA – Regeneration First Responders

By |2021-07-05T21:19:45+00:00July 5th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Navigating - IVSM, Online Course, Ubiquity University|0 Comments

Dear Integral City Reflective Organ Reader Ubiquity University Team (including Integral City) wants to invite you to an Open House on Zoom July 7 at 11:30 AM PST where we will be discussing our evolving plans to build a worldwide system of Regeneration First Responders. We launched the effort with Kate Raworth and her course, Foundations [...]

19 06, 2021

Reflective Organ Newsletter June Solstice 2021: Unity, CAN’s, Competition, Coalitions, Collaborations

By |2021-06-25T07:52:36+00:00June 19th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Caring, Caring, Complex Challenges, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Events, F. Training, Global/Worldcentric, Meshworking, Newsletter, Online Course, Peace, Spanish, Ubiquity University, Unity, Urban Hub 20|0 Comments

This newsletter is published quarterly using a cycle of perspectives on the Integral City viewed from: Planet, People, Place and Power. The theme of this issue is People. Communities and cities who care have the capacity to rapidly respond and evolve into new ways of being and becoming together. Research is showing that caring is [...]

17 06, 2021

Thought Experiment 5 Globalcentric Worldview: Spiral Dynamics, Integral City & Doughnut Economics

By |2021-07-05T11:52:53+00:00June 17th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Global/Worldcentric, Integral Maps, Level 7 Yellow, Level 8 Turquoise, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

We continue our Thought Experiment in this instalment by looking at Doughnut Economics (DE) and its relationship to Spiral Dynamics and Integral City through a Globalcentric Worldview. As we noted in our first blog, the Globalcentric Worldview spans Levels 7 and 8 in Spiral Dynamics (see Table 5). A  globalcentric worldview embraces the [...]

17 06, 2021

Thought Experiment 4 Regionalcentric Worldview: Spiral Dynamics, Integral City & Doughnut Economics

By |2021-07-05T11:52:00+00:00June 17th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Level 5 Orange, Level 6 Green, Navigating - IVSM, Regionalcentric, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

We continue our Thought Experiment in this instalment by looking at Doughnut Economics (DE) and its relationship to Spiral Dynamics and Integral City through a Regionalcentric Worldview. As we noted in our first blog, the Regionalcentric Worldview spans Levels 5 and 6 in Spiral Dynamics (see Table 4). A regionalcentric worldview embraces the [...]

17 06, 2021

Thought Experiment 3 Ethnocentric Worldview: Spiral Dynamics, Integral City & Doughnut Economics

By |2021-07-05T11:51:10+00:00June 17th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Ethno, Integral Maps, Level 3 Red, Level 4 Blue|0 Comments

We continue our Thought Experiment in this instalment by looking at Doughnut Economics (DE) and its relationship to Spiral Dynamics and Integral City through an Ethnocentric Worldview. As we noted in our first blog, the Ethnocentric Worldview spans Levels 3 and 4 in Spiral Dynamics (see Table 3). An ethnocentric worldview embraces the [...]

17 06, 2021

Thought Experiment 2 Egocentric Worldview: Spiral Dynamics, Integral City & Doughnut Economics

By |2021-07-05T11:50:09+00:00June 17th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ego, Integral Maps, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

We continue our Thought Experiment in this instalment by looking at Doughnut Economics (DE) and its relationship to Spiral Dynamics and Integral City through an Egocentric Worldview. As we noted in our first blog, the Egocentric Worldview spans Levels 1 and 2 in Spiral Dynamics (see Table 2). An egocentric worldview embraces the [...]

16 06, 2021

Integral City Thought Experiment 1: Exploring Doughnut Economics & Spiral Dynamics

By |2021-07-05T11:48:51+00:00June 16th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Emergence, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Storytelling - Cultures|2 Comments

Introduction How do you reveal the contribution of Spiral Dynamics integral to Integral City Meshworks? We could start by looking at Integral City’s 5 Maps. Map 4 (in the lower right of the 5 Map image above) shows the Complex, Adaptive Organizational (and Archetypal) Structures that have emerged across the history of human [...]

16 06, 2021

CAN’s, Competition, Coalitions, Collaborations

By |2021-06-16T11:31:15+00:00June 16th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

As the world cycles in and out of lockdowns, pandemic levels and recovery stimuli, new webs are emerging through building, rebuilding, reconnecting and weaving systemic connections that seem to indicate a distinguishing impact of the global pandemic involves recalibrating worldwide interconnections. How does Gaia respond when fundamental boundaries are crossed that result in ill [...]

1 06, 2021

World Unity Week Celebrates Capacities for a World of Peace

By |2021-06-25T08:00:01+00:00June 1st, 2021|C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Events, Master Intelligence, Meshworking|1 Comment

WUW 2021 potentiates a Planet of Integral Cities as Gaia’s Reflective Organ system. WUW 2021 calls forth eight capacities in service to Gaia’s peace and wellbeing for all our cities and ecoregions. Despite the challenges we face in a VUCA world, any and all cities can generate and regenerate positive qualities for Unity and [...]

1 06, 2021

Tree Whispering Repairs Findhorn Tree Fire-Damage

By |2021-06-01T15:45:17+00:00June 1st, 2021|C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Householder Dharma, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

The morning of the Findhorn Fires, April 12, 2021, I was amazed that most of the trees adjoining the Sanctuary and CC seemed to have survived the devastating flames. Coming from British Columbia, where I had witnessed many forest fires, I would have expected many of these trees to become instant torches. But as [...]