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21 12, 2022

Recalibrating

By |2022-12-22T10:25:25+00:00December 21st, 2022|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Inner, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Outer, Reframing|0 Comments

I have been observing 2022 as the Year of Transition and the Year of (Re)Connection. I commented to a colleague that it was also the Year of Recalibrating – or at least the Year of the Eve of Recalibrating. “What does recalibrating mean?” she asks. I suggest that recalibration is the experience that [...]

4 11, 2022

Book Review: The Story of Gaia

By |2022-11-04T17:17:40+00:00November 4th, 2022|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Reframing|0 Comments

If we want a new story to regenerate and thrive our cities we need a new story of Gaia. Jude Currivan cosmologist, planetary healer and futurist tells that story with flare, focus and finesse in her new book: The Story of Gaia: The Big Breath and the Evolutionary Journey of Our Conscious Planet . [...]

20 09, 2022

Reflective Organ Newsletter September Equinox 2022: Gaia Placecaring System

By |2022-09-24T13:05:30+00:00September 20th, 2022|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Inner, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Outer, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|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 When the 4 Voices come together, we create conditions to wake them up and grow them up, as a city that is able both to “placecare” [...]

19 09, 2022

UNITIVE NARRATIVE: LIVING CITIES EARTH (LCE)

By |2022-09-22T08:03:20+00:00September 19th, 2022|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence, Peace, Storytelling - Cultures, Unity|0 Comments

As we amplify the influence of the Integral City paradigm, we are co-midwifing a planet of Integral Cities through the emergence of Living Cities Earth. Our impulse is attracting co-creators (more than 25 at writing). Seeking ways to align our multiple, trans-generational, trans-cultural perspectives we have been inspired to weave our narrative into the [...]

26 06, 2022

Reflective Organ Newsletter June Solstice 2022: Living and Dying for Gen7

By |2022-06-28T09:09:29+00:00June 26th, 2022|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Ecosphere, Emergence, Inquiry, Living Cities Earth, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking, Reframing, Storytelling - Cultures|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 Action Research is a powerful methodology to use for city change because it involves people inquiring together. It starts with an initiating researcher (I/We), a [...]

20 12, 2021

The EARTHSHOT to Cool Our Planet

By |2021-12-20T09:40:46+00:00December 20th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, climate, Complex Challenges, Ecosphere, Global/Worldcentric, Inquiry, Level 7 Yellow, Level 8 Turquoise, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM|0 Comments

During Humanity Risings 12-day broadcast on COP 26, we learned from Rob de Laet about the Importance of the Rain Forest.  Following COP 26 Rob Laet published another article, applying his deep knowledge of the forest and the power of the water cycle to the challenge of cooling the Earth. We have received permission [...]

16 12, 2021

Integral City Region of Year 2021: UrbanA, Urban Arenas for Sustainable and Just Cities

By |2021-12-16T13:07:21+00:00December 16th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, City of Year, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Events, H. Research, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking, Storytelling - Cultures, Voices|0 Comments

UrbanA culminated in creating the 4 Sets of 17 Keys for unlocking Sustainable and Just Cities. Integral City of the Year 2021 is a city association spanning a whole region: Urban Arena Europe - affectionately known as UrbanA. In its trans-European work over the last few years, UrbanA has made visible many of [...]

12 11, 2021

COP 26: Forests Saving our Planet

By |2021-11-12T22:45:06+00:00November 12th, 2021|Complex Challenges, Contexting, COP26, Ecosphere, Inquiry, Lifecycle, Reframing|0 Comments

During Humanity Risings 12-day broadcast on COP 26, we learned about the importance of the Rain Forest.  On the day of the Grand Finale Rob Laet wrote this impassioned email, and we have received permission to publish it as below. The relevance for cities is obvious - in order for us to breathe, we [...]

12 11, 2021

COP 26 Day 2: Soil Our Future Beneath our Feet

By |2021-11-12T11:05:51+00:00November 12th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, climate, COP26, D. Strategic Intelligences, Ecosphere, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

On Oct. 28, 2021 Humanity Rising convened the team who will anchor the 12-day broadcast on COP 26. Lead by Jim Garrison, President of Ubiquity University he shares our intentions with this map of conference broadcasts. Humanity Rising: COP26 Humanity Rising Day 352 Soil Carbon: Our Future Beneath our Feet "A positive vision [...]

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 [...]

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