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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 [...]

18 12, 2020

Reflective Organ Newsletter December Solstice 2020 – Cities Waking Up, Growing Up

By |2021-01-07T20:14:59+00:00December 18th, 2020|C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, City of Year, Complex Challenges, Contexting, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Master Intelligence, Meshworker of Year, Meshworking, Reframing, Ubiquity University|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 Power. Healthy caring becomes imbued with belonging and attachment that is experienced as deep love and spiritual connection to self, others, city and planet as inextricably [...]

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 [...]

14 07, 2020

Humanity Rising: Imagine Thriving Human Hives as Gaia’s Reflective Organs

By |2020-07-16T09:54:07+00:00July 14th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Humanity Rising Solutions This infographic was created for Humanity Rising Solutions online summit, July 16, 2020. Dowload Links 3 Links to FREE Urban Hub 20: https://integralcity.com/2020/04/14/news-flash-urban-hub-20-accelerating-city-change-in-a-vuca-world/ Amsterdam: Integral City of the Year 2019: https://integralcity.com/2019/12/21/integral-city-2019-amsterdam/ Free Mighty Network with Nest City: https://integral-nest-city.mn.co/members Humanity Rising Solutions July 16 https://humanityrising.solutions/agenda/ Beyond Resilient Online: [...]

21 03, 2020

ORGANIZATIONAL POWER: POWER OVER – POWER WITH – POWER AS

By |2020-03-21T18:34:34+00:00March 21st, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Complex Challenges, Inner, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

By Marilyn Hamilton for Enlivening Edge Magazine This article was adapted for Enlivening Edge Magazine with a focus Organizations from an examination of Power in Cities as the editorial in Integral City’s December 2019 Newsletter: Gaia’s Reflective Organ: Power: Over, With and As. Power Over In today’s world too often, Power is associated [...]

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|3 Comments

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 [...]

9 02, 2020

Integral City: Evolving Gaia’s Organs of Peace

By |2020-02-09T17:23:09+00:00February 9th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Caring, Complex Challenges, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Master Intelligence, Peace, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spiritual intelligence|0 Comments

Pyeongchang Peace Forum 2020 invited Marilyn Hamilton to speak at their Forum February 10, 2020. Unfortunately, because of travel restrictions related to the Novel Coronavirus Dr. Hamilton was not able to attend in person. However, she shares this Abstract of her presentation and sends her deepest Appreciation to the organizers, presenters and attendees. [...]

16 12, 2019

Appreciating Meta-Findhorn 2019 Transformational Path

By |2020-02-09T17:35:09+00:00December 16th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence|0 Comments

One year ago, I issued a Climate-Challenge to Meta-Findhorn (my name for the larger Findhorn community) for 30 people to select and practise change that could contribute to climate resilience for 30 days. See the blogs on our experience here.  One year later many of our participants have graduated beyond our successful experiment [...]

19 11, 2019

Hope from the Heroine’s Journey

By |2019-11-19T06:32:04+00:00November 19th, 2019|Complex Challenges, Ecosphere, Inquiry, Navigating - IVSM, Spirituality|0 Comments

From the beginning of October to the middle of November, 2019, I travelled from Findhorn to Vancouver to Auroville India (with brief stops in Findhorn and Edinburgh on the way through) with visits to Chennai, Agra and Delhi before returning to home in Findhorn. I felt it was an epic journey – the [...]