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The wisdom of the fringes?

In the end, I believe that those who call forth the most collective intelligence and wisdom will be those who can manifest – and help others manifest – two vital capacities: 1. the ability to include more of what is normally overlooked and exclude…

An unsung treasure for facilitators and civilizations

Back in the mid-90’s I discovered Jim Rough’s Wisdom Council formathttp://www.co-intelligence.org/P-wisdomcouncil.html and began promoting it through my network as a way to increase the co-intelligence of a community. I loved the design of it – ev…

#Occupy Listening and Process: Mic Check!

Some people have asked why I am focusing on the Occupy movement. There are so many aspects of transformationally relevant co-intelligencebeing explored in and evoked by this movement, whether or not we are politically involved in or motivated by i…

Occupy Wall Street: What is involved in making a new world?

My sleep was cut short last night by waking up worried at 3:30 a.m. PST about NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s ultimatum that the Occupy Wall Street protesters leave Zuccotti Park – aka Liberty Square – at 7 a.m. EST so the park could be cleaned. I won’t sha…

Integral Politics article and journal

The most comprehensive essay I have so far written on the underlying theory of co-intelligent, holistic politics has just been published (two years since I wrote it) in a special edition of Integral Review about integral politics. It starts on pag…