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By: simondivecha

One of the compelling beauties of Integral Theory are repeating patterns, the fractal nature of quadrants, repeating patterns are observable at every scale. This is fundamental and creates a wonderful window onto ourselves, our biases and preferences. It is powerful - working with the integral quadrants becomes a way of differentiating our awareness and learning how to identify ourselves and others from these perspectives - through this  differentiating practice, real integration becomes possible.
 

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By: simondivecha

When people first come across integral theory* they are often stunned, enticed, surprised and excited by its simple beauty and explanatory power. I certainly was! Suddenly, through accessibly integrating global knowledge, many tensions in ourselves, families and society come into clear illuminated focus. Sustainability and health are great examples - integral's mapping power illuminates stuck situations**. It creates hope for changes that are perversely hard to implement.

Excited, we apply it to everything around us. Then we look for greater traction and impact.

If you are...

By: Mark Allan Kaplan

 

French transdisciplinary philosopher and sociologist Edgar Morin explored the phenomena of stardom from a integrally-informed complex thought perspective in his book The Stars (2005). From this integral complexity perspective the star can be seen as a composite being, born out of a complex dialectic between their private selves, the roles they play, their public personas, and our individual and collective identifications and projections onto this mixture of self, role, and persona. Since the star is formed through this compound fusion of life and dream they intervene...

By: Jordan Luftig

We're thrilled to announce the new—and first-ever—grantees of MetaIntegral Foundation!

Our plans to create a grantmaking program began in 2012, with the launch of the Foundation and the grassroots “Power of WE” fundraising campaign. From July to December 2012, the campaign raised $20K for grant awards from 189 donors.
 
In 2013, thanks to the generosity of these donors, we issued a call for grant proposals from the integral community and all interested parties. By January 2014 we had received 60 applicants, which the Selection Committee subsequently...

By: Jordan Luftig

On behalf of MetaIntegral Foundation, I'm pleased to announce our new Integral Theory Conference host and partner:

Sonoma State University's Integral Center for Diversity, Vitality & Creativity (affectionately called "The HUB" on campus) is pleased to be the host and partner for the 2015 Integral Theory Conference. The conference will be held in SSU's brand new Student Center (opened in November 2013) with additional evening performances and programs held in the Cooperage, a community building located in SSU's ...

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