Integral Theory of Justice

I would like to present on an Integral Theory of Justice. How can Integral Theory contribute to a planetary awakening through the area of Justice? Justice as defined by 6th Century Roman Law is “the constant and perpetual will to render to each his due’. How do we in our world today bring each being […]

The Six Dimensions of Purpose & Tier 2 Awakening

As you know, life is not one-dimensional, and neither is your purpose in life. In fact, it shows up in multiple dimensions as an integration of AQAL quadrants, levels, and lines of development. The Six Dimensions of Purpose is a framework for discovering purpose in life. When used with integral theory, it is a powerful […]

Neuroscience Behind the Stages Poster

In the past few decades scientists have discovered a huge number of new facts regarding to the operation of the nervous system. A lot of them fit well into the upper right quadrant of the AQAL system. Some of these are described in the presentation. On the successive Wilberian levels, new structures appear in the […]

The Perfect Storm in Business/Industry 4.0

Why today’s leadership is not enough to solve tomorrow’s problems.  Perfect storms are a rare combination of circumstances that combine to drastically aggravate an event. Recent crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic and Russian invasion of Ukraine, have resulted in a mixture of political, economic, and societal shifts in every sector globally. Industrial scale changes have […]

Why Relationships Matter for Planetary Awakening

Realize why being in a healthy sustainable Integral Love Relationship not only matters for our own well-being and flourishing, but also for that of our soulmate, humanity, and future generations. Recognize that all functional systems are created by wholes who are parts of larger wholes, like whole humans who are parts of healthy couples, who […]

Why Global Tech Movements Need Integral 2.0 Lenses

The coming decade of technological emergence will carry with it as much ethical impact as it will material offering. No corner of the earth will be able to avoid the coming challenges and questions. Integral theory has been anticipating these realities for more than two decades. Yet little has been done in practical terms to […]

Theory U and Presencing for an Integral World

Otto Scharmer is a Senior Lecturer in the MIT Management Sloan School and co-founder of the Presencing Institute. He chairs the MIT IDEAS program for cross-sector innovation and introduced the concept of “presencing”—learning from the emerging future—in his bestselling books Theory U and Presence (the latter co-authored with P. Senge et al). He is co-author […]

Integral Filmmaking: Dimensions of Heroes Journeys

The classical map of Hero’s Journey (Campbell-Lukas-Vogler) is uncompleted. It works rather well, but only in a certain (mythological) domain which is unreasonably spread over by numerous fallowers as universal structure for whole human life. The integral cartography of the hero’s journey is connected with the ancient shamanic three-dimensional chart of reality with special emphasis […]

Complexity vs Simplicity in Ego Development

Scientific studies of awakening and transpersonal development are hindered by inadequate and conflicting terms and models. I will present a framework, based on well-validated studies of ego development and human meaning-making wisdom, which coordinate the STAGES model with models of hierarchical complexity, and proposes to clarify some common puzzles in our understanding of what spiritual […]

Integral Coaching in the Heart of Organizations

From 2018 to 2019 the German ministry for Education and Research mandated the imu Augsburg GmbH with the project KMUdigital in small and middle-sized manufacturing companies. In this project, we have developed the map “Digital Change” and with the e-learning platform we have designed, implemented and tested a course that enables you to build […]