August 2018

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8/29 – Cover

Momentous Leap Cover featuring Left to Right: Jane Loevinger, Don Beck, Russ Volckmann, Robin Wood, Clare Graves, Jean Piaget, Jean Gebser, Ken Wilber, Susanne Cook-Greuter and Abraham Maslow    

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Terry Patten (adapted from Chapters 1 and 5 of A New Republic of the Heart: An Ethos for Revolutionaries © 2018 available from North Atlantic Books) There is overwhelming evidence…

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Robin Lincoln Wood During the 1960’s and 1970’s there was a growing awareness amongst political, cultural, business and scientific leaders around the globe that the spread of nuclear weapons and…

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J. Kim Wright and Luemara Wagner (with special thanks to Don Beck)             Kim:  I was a speaker at the Spiral Dynamics Summit on the…

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Notes from the Field

08/29 – Into the Collective Heart – On the Road to Super-Coherence

Anne-Marie Voorhoeve, with contributions from Diana Claire Douglas In this article Anne-Marie Voorhoeve shares the development of THC-The Hague Center for Global Governance, Innovation and Emergence as a Second Tier organization,…

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Bjarni S. Jonsson Collective Wisdom The Iceland National Assembly Social Experiment Following the financial crisis, the Icelandic nation was in a state of shock, anger and despair. While it was…

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Book Reviews

08/29 – Secular, Sacred, Scientific

Graham Mummery In the prefaces to the current book, Spiral Dynamics in Action: Humanity’s Master Code (Beck, Larsen, Solonin, Viljoen, Johns 2018), the authors and editors explain that this is…

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Teddy Hebo Larsen What lessons can be learned from highly developed democratic societies, and how relevant are those lessons to developing nations?     These most relevant questions are of…

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Jim Lockard “Don’t search for heaven and hell in the future. Both are now present. Whenever we manage to love without expectations, calculations, negotiations, we are indeed in heaven. Whenever we fight, hate, we are…

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Michiel Doorn This paper explores whether inventions and technologies can be “civilized” such that their embedding in our social, biological & economic fabric leads to the flourishing of all life…

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