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18 01, 2021

Cities Rising for a Regenerative World: Practicing Mutual Agency

By |2021-01-18T19:03:35+00:00January 18th, 2021|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Storytelling - Cultures, Ubiquity University|0 Comments

Generate ideas for your “civic practice" that will enable you to use the tensions in your city /community to shape your service to your city/community so that it can best serve you. Reframing the role of cities as Gaia’s Reflective Organs This was a weeklong program January 11 - 15 convened by Integral City, [...]

17 12, 2020

Is Regenerativity a Cultural Relationship?

By |2020-12-17T11:57:05+00:00December 17th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence|0 Comments

Regenerativity arises from the relationship of the 4 Voices. As they connect in the city, they find the energy for change and in the process create a culture of regenerativity. The opportunity for regenerativity is always arising because the dynamics of the city mean the relationship between Citizens, Civic Managers, Business/Innovators and the [...]

17 12, 2020

Edmonton: Integral City of Year 2020

By |2020-12-19T09:25:11+00:00December 17th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, City of Year, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences|0 Comments

Edmonton, the city that plans for disruption, is Integral City of the Year 2020. Edmonton tested its new City Plan, made to withstand disruption, with humanity’s first pandemic in a century. Here’s what Edmonton has to say for itself: “The City Plan--a roadmap for good days, challenging days, future days in Edmonton.” Developed [...]

11 12, 2020

How Can We Influence City Development in Creative Economy

By |2020-12-13T18:24:55+00:00December 11th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Caring, Contexting, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Meshworking, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Interview with Marilyn Hamilton for Civic Forum of Regions of the 60th Parallel Interviewer: Lev Gordon, Co-Founder Living Cities Russia LG: How can a citizen influence city development? MH: I would start with considering that as citizens we should express gratitude for our cities. They are the most complex systems yet created by [...]

11 11, 2020

The Flash of the Phoenix Tail – Responses to Findhorn Lockdown Policies

By |2020-11-12T07:08:55+00:00November 11th, 2020|B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, D. Strategic Intelligences, Householder Dharma, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

When the law suddenly restricts your usual routines to connect with other people, your physical workouts and your access to entertainments, sports and creative expression – what are you going to do? In the Findhorn community – used to the daily engagements of meals in the Community Centre (CC), singing Taizé in the [...]

9 11, 2020

Islands of Calm – a Findhorn Meditation for VUCA Times

By |2020-11-12T07:39:42+00:00November 9th, 2020|Caring, Householder Dharma, Inner, Inquiry, Spirituality|0 Comments

“If you can find the calm centre of yourself, you may be able to impact 1000 other people.” That was a proposition I heard David Spangler offer in mid-summer this year and became the inspiration for our Findhorn Islands of Calm meditation. It seemed perfect timing to answer a question we had asked in [...]

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 [...]