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7 07, 2018

How Can We See this Green-to-Yellow Transition Happening in (parts of) Society?

By |2018-07-07T12:07:23+00:00July 7th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Level 2 Purple, Level 3 Red, Level 4 Blue, Level 5 Orange, Level 6 Green, Level 7 Yellow, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Currently, a Second Tier society doesn’t exist yet. But in some countries like The Netherlands and especially in the world-wide networks of Yellow people, something new is emerging. In my international calls with Integral Coaches, MondoZen practitioners and other integral people, immediately there is an intimacy, openness and understanding, we can easily listen to [...]

7 07, 2018

Characteristics of an Integral (Yellow/Teal) Project

By |2018-07-07T12:08:09+00:00July 7th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Level 2 Purple, Level 3 Red, Level 4 Blue, Level 5 Orange, Level 6 Green, Level 7 Yellow|0 Comments

Based on our (limited) knowledge of and experience with the transition from First to Second Tier and what it means to think and act from the Yellow/Integral Perspective, we describe what an integral project would look like. It will be characterised by certain values, a specific structure, leadership and communication. Below are the results [...]

1 07, 2014

Canada Day: Dance With the Maple Leaf Memelights

By |2017-04-07T02:57:26+00:00July 1st, 2014|city, G. Levels: Developmental/Evolutionary, Level 1 Beige, Level 2 Purple, Level 3 Red, Level 4 Blue, Level 5 Orange, Level 6 Green, Level 7 Yellow, Level 8 Turquoise|0 Comments

  May we dance with the Maple Leaf Meme-lights as they vibrate with the resilient commit-ments of Life. May the Northern Lights from our flashing energy field radiate: beige to protect our individual needs for physical and spiritual safety and survival; and prevent harm to all individuals. purple to honour the traditions and heritage of [...]

5 07, 2012

Sense in the City Summer 2012 – Co-Create the Future of the Human Hive

By |2017-04-07T02:57:32+00:00July 5th, 2012|Dialogue, F. Training, H. Research, Level 5 Orange, Level 6 Green, Level 7 Yellow, Telecourse|0 Comments

July Greetings, Integral City-zens and Friends of Integral City   Today's Integral City Sparkies for City Co-Creators: Architect Christopher Alexander is experimenting with the “Phenomenon of Life,” co-designing living worlds where building centers, hulls and space are co-created with the stakeholders and future users of the buildings. He and his team are doing this with everyone from poor [...]

5 01, 2011

How Cities of the Sea Cope With Tough Economic Times

By |2017-04-07T02:57:41+00:00January 5th, 2011|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, D. Strategic Intelligences, Ecosphere, Level 5 Orange, Navigating - IVSM|1 Comment

When you are looking for weak signals about the toughness of economic times look to see how business keeps the revenues flowing. I just returned from a floating city holiday aka a cruise. The travel industry has been hit in so many ways from terrorist threats, biological invasions and economic down cycles it is interesting [...]

5 01, 2010

Eco-Regions and Water/Food Equation

By |2017-04-07T02:57:43+00:00January 5th, 2010|D. Strategic Intelligences, Ecosphere, Inquiry, Level 4 Blue, Level 5 Orange, Level 6 Green, Level 7 Yellow, Navigating - IVSM|0 Comments

If you want to find out how complex the relationship between ecology, water resources and human food supplies is becoming, check out this item on Endangerd Species Act Ruling and food production in California. In order to even grasp the players in this scenario one has to gain some altitude and look at it systemically. It [...]

3 01, 2010

Sermon for Climate Change & Call to Repent

By |2017-04-07T02:57:43+00:00January 3rd, 2010|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Level 4 Blue, Level 5 Orange, Level 6 Green, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence|0 Comments

Every New Year needs an inspiring sermon to put life into perspective. At this start to the new decade and with a need for something more than bland resolutions, to repair that which has not worked from the last decade, I like the message in recent  sermon by Bruce Sanguin, Founder of  the Evolutionary Christian Centre, at [...]

12 12, 2009

Science not faked, but not pretty

By |2009-12-12T22:54:34+00:00December 12th, 2009|A. Contexting Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Level 5 Orange, Level 7 Yellow, Navigating - IVSM|0 Comments

E-mails stolen from climate scientists show they stonewalled skeptics and discussed hiding data — but the messages don't support claims that the science of global warming was faked, according to an exhaustive review by The Associated Press. http://en.cop15.dk/news/view+news?newsid=2951

25 04, 2009

Flow: The Movie – An Integral City View

By |2017-04-07T02:57:45+00:00April 25th, 2009|Level 1 Beige, Level 5 Orange, Level 7 Yellow|0 Comments

  Flow is the story of water (rights) being privatized by Big Biz – esp. Suez, Vivendi and Nestlé (interestingly enough all European). These companies are all portrayed as vulture captilalists who are buying up water properties around the world and privatizing water as a commodity that is being re-sold at prices higher than oil. [...]

25 04, 2009

The Story of Stuff – an Integral City View

By |2017-04-07T02:57:45+00:00April 25th, 2009|Building - Structures, Level 3 Red, Level 5 Orange|0 Comments

  The Story of Stuff, is Annie Leonard’s impassioned plea for people to understand that the Earth is a closed system. That the cycle of harvesting/pillaging natural resources; manufacuturing; distributing; using; trashing is an ignorant failure to understand the natural cycles of life on earth. That the trash is going nowhere, and it is time [...]