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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 [...]

18 06, 2020

Integral City GPS Wakes Up All Paths

By |2020-06-18T10:55:39+00:00June 18th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences|0 Comments

The publication of Book 1 Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive inspired the creation of the GPS. It is a tool to help us discover the intelligences in cities – and for Practitioners, Catalysts and Meshworkers to discover their piece of the puzzle that contributes to making the whole city fully alive. [...]

17 06, 2020

Covid19 Lessons for Right-Sizing Cities

By |2020-10-13T11:03:01+00:00June 17th, 2020|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Integral Maps, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

One of the interesting responses and strategies for responding to covid19 has been to define the right-size for co-existing in the same space in cities. But while the rules may be useful (if not true) they are only partial. They are focusing on only one of four possible city “spaces”. Firstly, the most [...]

17 06, 2020

Space to Resolve Gaia’s Quadrivium of Traumas

By |2020-10-13T10:57:49+00:00June 17th, 2020|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Elisabet Sahtouris – who wrote the Foreword to Edition 2 of Book 1, Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the human hive – contends that humans have evolved the 3rd great leap for evolutionary complexity. The first happened with the emergence of nucleated cells, the second came with the emergence of multi-celled creatures, and [...]

17 06, 2020

Right-Sizing Cities: How Does Gaia Reflect on Size?

By |2020-10-13T10:42:10+00:00June 17th, 2020|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

One of the most impactful and fascinating insights about the relationship of humans to the Earth from which we have evolved, came from James Lovelock, author of the Gaia Hypothesis – that the Earth herself is a living system. Lovelock contends that humans are not mere banes on the Earth – but have [...]