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21 01, 2020

How is the Integral City Framework Good For Evolving Cities of Peace?

By |2020-01-21T12:30:38+00:00January 21st, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Peace|0 Comments

The Integral City Framework reveals fractal patterns of Gaia. It is built on Universal patterns and principles. So, when we discover it, we are blessed with the opportunity to explore what is the Integral City Framework (ICF) good for? ICF is especially good for “wicked” problems – where the interconnections and non-linearities of [...]

18 01, 2020

Our Evolutionary Journey to the Master Code of Care for a City of Peace

By |2020-01-21T12:32:10+00:00January 18th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Master Intelligence, Navigating - IVSM, Peace|0 Comments

Gaia in her wisdom has created us as a fractal of her patterns. Like her we have organs made from the substances of her creation: we are bone of her bone, flesh of her flesh, heart of her heart and mind of her mind. So, in contemplating a City of Peace we must [...]

21 12, 2019

Integral City 2019: AMSTERDAM

By |2019-12-23T12:59:02+00:00December 21st, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, City of Year, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Placecaring, Placemaking|4 Comments

Amsterdam, City of Water is Integral City of the Year 2019. Amsterdam will be the city featured on the new cover of the Second Edition of Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences of the Human Hive. In a year when we saw high tides engulf Venice, Amsterdam (often called Venice of the North)  continued to survive [...]

18 12, 2019

Gaia’s Reflective Organ Reflects on Power Over – Power With – Power As?

By |2019-12-18T15:59:04+00:00December 18th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Meshworking|3 Comments

The December solstice opens the door to the theme of Power in the Human Hive. Gaia’s Reflective Organs (as individuals, collectives and human hives) have evolved through three eras of Power: Over, With and As. Power Over In today’s world too often, Power is associated with Power Over. The news delights in reporting [...]

16 12, 2019

Appreciating Meta-Findhorn 2019 Transformational Path

By |2019-12-16T22:28:56+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 [...]

13 11, 2019

Professing a Spiritual AQtivation

By |2019-11-13T13:40:41+00:00November 13th, 2019|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inner, Journeys to Wellness, Master Intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

This is a summary of a Plenary/Workshop offered by by Marilyn Hamilton, PhD, Founder Integral City Meshworks to the Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality and Peace, Day Conference, Spiritualities, True Professionalism and Aligned Action: Discerning the True, Good and Beautiful. It was presented on October 26, 2019 I “professed” the story of my Spiritual AQtivation through the [...]

13 11, 2019

Refocusing Human Sensitivity in a Digital World

By |2019-11-14T20:42:21+00:00November 13th, 2019|Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Contexting, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Through Caring, Contexting, Capacity Building “How are our systems supporting us in the fullness of our humanity?” Answering this research question moved my career from the study of leadership patterns to the connections amongst teams, organizations, communities and now cities – in both face-to-face and digital worlds. I have written three books that explore [...]

23 10, 2019

From Findhorn Beehive to Vancouver Human Hive: How Evo & Eco Evolve Gaia’s Reflective Organ

By |2019-10-23T17:22:18+00:00October 23rd, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Global/Worldcentric, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence|0 Comments

Keynote Address Ecocity World Summit, October 8, 2019 by Marilyn Hamilton PhD, Integral City Meshworks Founder Introduction Think Global, Act Local – who in this room has heard this expression before? Most of us. Can you even remember the first time you heard this and where you were? It’s not quite a moonshot [...]

6 09, 2019

Citizen & Civil Society Organizations Evolve with Lessons from the Honey Bee

By |2019-09-06T13:21:08+00:00September 6th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Enlivening Edge|0 Comments

Integral City identifies 4 Voices of the City: Citizens, Civil Society, Civic Managers and Business/Innovators. Each of these Voices has organizational forms, but some are more developed than others. The organizational voices of Civic Managers and Business/Innovators are commonly expressed through their public and private institutions both of which have decades of practices and [...]

5 09, 2019

Waking Up the Human Hive: Act 3 Choreographing With Nature

By |2019-09-05T15:20:39+00:00September 5th, 2019|Building - Structures, Caring, Caring, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

This series of blogs forms Integral City's contributions to Paul van Schaik's Urban Hub Volume 15 - Thrivable Cities Graphic Book. We imagined a Dance in 3 Acts based on the Findhorn Foundation's 3 Principles: Prelude+ Deep Inner Listening Work is Love in Action Co-Creating with the Intelligences of Nature [...]