Integral Economy: The purpose, scope and future of a Turquoise economy – Part I

April 23, 2010

Integral Economy. Just like every other field in the world, our economic structure is on the verge of a phenomenal change. Though many economists predict the fall of the Mechanistic system of economics and the emergence of an Integral economics, no one has clearly defined how and what would be the elements of a Turquoise/Teal [...]

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What is Integral: Jean Gebser and five structures of consciousness

April 23, 2010

This is the third post in a series of posts titled, “What is Integral”, explaining the Integral theory and what prominent Integral theorists mean by the word, “Integral”. Our previous posts in this series, dealt with “The transition and acausal leap that is happening now” and “Ken Wilber’s pivotal contribution to Integralism”. This post is [...]

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What is Integral: Ken Wilber’s pivotal contribution to Integralism

April 19, 2010

This is the second in the series of posts titled “What is Integral”. The first post dealt with the meaning of the term and contemplations on how the human race, on the whole, is through a transitional stage in consciousness, on the verge of a paradigm shift. The current post will deal with Ken Wilber, [...]

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What is Integral: The transition and “acausal leap” that is happening now

April 19, 2010

Defining the “Integral” is difficult. It is not a doctrine with its own theories, discipline and practices. Neither a dictum that can be advocated or has a standard, fixed view or perspective. It is a perspective without perspectives. “Aperspectival” as Jean Gebser calls it. A series of posts titled “What is Integral” will offer an [...]

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Historical Integral Thinkers: Alan Watts through the “Integral” lens

April 17, 2010

Considered from a superficial point of view, Alan Watts is not related to the Integral movement. He has not said much about the Integral movement, the levels of consciousness or for that matter, even used the term “Integral” in the sense in which we use it now. Alan Watts is basically a philosopher, thinker and [...]

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Integral Politics: The need for and purpose of an Integral Government – Part III

April 13, 2010

This is a continuation of the previous posts on “Integral Politics: The need for and purpose of an Integral Government” Part I and Part II, which has been inspired from Henry Augustine’s “Integral Politics: An Introduction to the Integral Government”. In the Part I and II of the article, we discussed on the need for [...]

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Integral Politics: The need for and purpose of an Integral Government – Part II

April 12, 2010

This is a continuation of the article titled, “Integral Politics: The need for and purpose of an Integral Government – Part I”, inspired from Henry Augustine’s “Integral Politics: An Introduction to Integral Government”. In Part I, we analyzed the purpose of any government and the question of importance, justice etc. involved in governance. The need [...]

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Integral Politics: The need for and purpose of an Integral Government – Part I

April 12, 2010

To meet global problems and find respite in a worldcentric politics, Integral Government should be established in replacement of the exiting democracies and totalitarian states. But before we contemplate on what is an Integral Government and how should it be, we need to analyze on why the existing governments may not rise up to face [...]

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Elements of Integralism: An introduction to the Integral Era – Part II

April 5, 2010

This is a continuation of our previous post on Elements of Integralism: An introduction to the Integral Era – Part I. Henry Augustine, an Integral scholar, has made predictions of how different departments of an Integral Era will be in his essay “Integral Politics: A Brief Outline of and Introduction to the Integral Era”. In [...]

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Historical Integral Thinkers: Aurobindo, his Integral Yoga and Integral Vision

April 4, 2010

If there was a visionary who helmed the Integral Movement even before its birth, it was Sri Aurobindo Ghose, the illustrious yogi, philosopher, poet and political activist from India. Sri Aurobindo, as he is fondly called by his devotees, is a pioneer Integral Thinker whose Integral Yoga philosophy inspired Ken Wilber and others to develop [...]

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