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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/
29 09, 2021

Signs of Hope at Findhorn CC

By |2021-09-30T16:40:51+00:00September 29th, 2021|Action, Building - Structures, Caring, Caring, Designing Impact, Dialogue, Householder Dharma, Inner, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Last week when I was interviewing, futurist Dr. Anneloes Smitsman about her r3.0 Educational Transformation Blueprint, she remarked about the importance of feedback and celebrating the special moments of life in community. They are like rites of passage. That reminded me to tell her of our experience here in Findhorn Ecovillage this year. [...]

29 09, 2021

13 Recommendations from R3.0 Blueprint for Education – How do they apply to the city?

By |2021-09-30T16:35:11+00:00September 29th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Dialogue, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Navigating - IVSM, Voices|0 Comments

This is another Interview from the Balcony. And today I'm just delighted to have as my guest Anneloes Smitsman. I've been following her work over many years and now today I have the delight of having a conversation with her. And before we get started, just let me share some of Anneloes background. It's [...]

9 09, 2021

On 9/11/01 What Did the Future Show Us? Ask Us?

By |2021-09-09T11:13:34+00:00September 9th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Emergence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

On the 11th of September 2001, when three planes not only crashed but destroyed the lives of thousands of people, they also woke up the world to our profound interconnectedness. The Future that day brought both deep shadow and unexpected light. I didn’t realize how intently the Future was calling me as I [...]

7 09, 2021

Long Covid? Re-Sizing, Right-Sizing, Re-Shaping Cities

By |2021-09-07T16:10:25+00:00September 7th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, Designing Impact, Ecosphere, Integral Maps|0 Comments

Yesterday I read an article in the Economist that shows how the centres of large cities have imploded since the start of the pandemic. Businesses have shut down and/or moved out or moved their workers home. https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/the-new-economics-of-global-cities/21804271 That has meant that the services that deliver people, goods, food, supplies and support to downtown [...]

3 09, 2021

Integral City Needs/Creates Global First Responders

By |2021-09-03T16:54:39+00:00September 3rd, 2021|Caring, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Householder Dharma, Master Intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Cities aka Human Hives need Regeneration First Responders. More than 50% of humanity lives in cities – up to 90% in the developed world. Cities are responsible for emitting 50% of CO2 that is now quickly warming our planet beyond the tolerance for humans and all life. Those of you who have endured the [...]

18 08, 2021

Integral City Reflective Organ Newsletter September Equinox 2021: Code Red for Regenerative Action

By |2021-08-30T10:38:40+00:00August 18th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Caring, Complex Challenges, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Lecture, Newsletter, Peace|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 Place. Deep Design is an all-quadrant (AQAL) process: Deep Design includes (a) research of the past geological and social history and current conditions/ situations/circumstances of the [...]

16 08, 2021

Choose Earth Now

By |2021-08-16T12:58:59+00:00August 16th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Lecture|0 Comments

Duane Elgin sets out the steps we can take to Choose Earth in the most positive way possible. Elgin proposes we do the following in order to Choose Earth as our future (p.155): Awaken to aliveness Cultivate our true gifts Be deeply informed Protect and restore nature Grieve losses Practice reconciliation Choose simplicity [...]

16 08, 2021

Donut Economics Energizes a Planet of Integral Cities

By |2021-08-16T12:58:29+00:00August 16th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Lecture|0 Comments

Kate Raworth’s Donut Economics provides the foundation for a Planet of Integral Cities to see themselves both internally through what you call placecaring and placemaking, but also externally through the interaction with other cities in the world and how they enable social justice and Earth system balance. As Integral City recognized AAmsterdam as [...]

16 08, 2021

Vandana Shiva Guides us to Earth Democracy

By |2021-08-16T12:57:51+00:00August 16th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Lecture|0 Comments

Vandana Shiva's 10 Principles lead us to Earth Democracy through Justice, Sustainability and Peace which in turn create the life conditions for Regenerativity. Ecological Democracy – Democracy of all life We are all members of the Earth community. We all have the duty to protect the rights and welfare of all species and [...]

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