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18 01, 2021

Cities Rising for a Regenerative World: Integrating Coherence for Regenerativity

By |2021-01-18T18:18:04+00:00January 18th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Navigating - IVSM, Reframing, Ubiquity University|0 Comments

Notice how you and we are mobilizing with regenerative action in ways that enable relationships of reciprocity with, within and from cities/communities, ecoregions and Gaia. Reframing the role of cities as Gaia’s Reflective Organs This was a weeklong program January 11 - 15 convened by Integral City, Nest City, Ubiquity University and Humanity Rising [...]

18 01, 2021

Cities Rising for a Regenerative World: Living in Cities as Complex Adaptive Systems

By |2021-01-18T18:07:27+00:00January 18th, 2021|Complex Challenges, Ecosphere, Emergence, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Storytelling - Cultures, Ubiquity University|0 Comments

Experience your city /community as a living system of complex, adaptive dynamics. Reframing the role of cities as Gaia’s Reflective Organs This was a weeklong program January 11 - 15 convened by Integral City, Nest City, Ubiquity University and Humanity Rising ChatAction Group Overview Inspired by HR’s week of Bouncing Beyond to a Regenerative World convened [...]

17 12, 2020

Is Regenerativity an Evolutionary Pattern?

By |2020-12-17T11:56:07+00:00December 17th, 2020|Book 3, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Contexting, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence|0 Comments

Living systems are defined by 3 characteristics: They survive They connect with their environment They regenerate. So regenerativity is fundamental to a living system like a city. As living systems cities,  regeneration in the city can be seen through all 5 Maps of the City. Map 1 reveals regenerativity through the process of [...]

17 12, 2020

Is Regenerativity an Act or Capacity?

By |2020-12-17T17:42:03+00:00December 17th, 2020|Capacity Building, Complex Challenges, Emergence, Inquiry, Lifecycle|0 Comments

The act of generativity is centred in the act of creation. Creation arises when any two or more elements are brought together to reveal something new – something that distinguishes it from the source resources. The act of regenerativity indicates that generation happens more than once. It is an act that repeats itself [...]

13 10, 2020

4 + 1 Voices  Generate Antibodies of Care in the Pandemic City

By |2020-10-13T14:56:47+00:00October 13th, 2020|Caring, Caring, Emergence, Householder Dharma, Placecaring, Voices|2 Comments

Every Voice of the city has a role to play in the city as we all experience the pandemic. Each Voice is experiencing a different challenge, but each Voice can respond in positive, life-giving ways. As we respond in positive ways, we generate antibodies of Care which are the real strength behind the effectiveness [...]

7 10, 2020

Movers/Shakers/Makers/Carers Who are Making Our Intelligences Visible to Us

By |2020-10-13T14:57:58+00:00October 7th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Inner, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Outer, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

As I have dialled into the multitude of digital nomad media, I have gradually discovered those who have clustered together edgy inquiries amidst the interstitial zones of the flow of change. I now notice many partial truths are lighting up the city. This morning I wondered if there is a meta-pattern to the intelligences? [...]

29 08, 2020

Integral City: 11 Way Stations for Unity and Peace

By |2020-09-01T08:13:05+00:00August 29th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Peace, Spiritual intelligence, Spirituality|0 Comments

How can Integral City celebrate UN Unity-Peace (UP) Week? We imagine 11 waystations that Integral City visits during the 11 days of pilgrimage with the Unity Week Caravan of Peace. Here is our itinerary for each day … 1. Integral City imagines a Planet of Integral Cities connected in service to Gaia as [...]

15 07, 2020

Views from the Balcony – The SCUWED Un-Normal – July 15, 2020

By |2020-07-15T09:45:33+00:00July 15th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Emergence|0 Comments

I stepped out on my balcony this morning with a quizzical sense of change-in-process. In this second half of the year of pandemic - our 7th month of a shared world experience - people are talking about returning to the “old normal”. Or wondering what will be the “new normal”. My sense is [...]

21 03, 2020

Is Superordinate Goal the Gift of Covid19?

By |2020-03-22T18:11:06+00:00March 21st, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Complex Challenges, Emergence, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Newsletter, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

In our VUCA world, confused and confounded by the rapid global spread of covid19, we may be viewing the unexpected emergence of a superordinate goal that is quickly aligning a plurality of nations, cities, citizens and experts to work together for survival. A superordinate goal (a term coined by Dr. Don Beck, co-author of [...]

21 03, 2020

VUCA World – Contact or Contract?

By |2020-03-21T13:17:47+00:00March 21st, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Contexting, Emergence, Newsletter, Reframing|1 Comment

Contract can mean “to confirm an agreement” or “to reduce/diminish/withdraw in size”. In the English language it is ambiguous, paradoxical and ironic that the same word can mean both a positive affirming energy and a negative declining energy. In the VUCA world of a pandemic like covid19 both meanings of the word “contract” are [...]