And welcome to Change Dynamics.
There will be a recurring theme through this series of blogs on social dynamics. That theme is complexity. Integral and Spiral Dynamics approaches both portray our time as one of major transition, driven in large measure by an evolutionary crisis. Our ways of thinking and being are challenged to attain a new level in order to manage a global society characterised by huge and potentially unsustainable cities, ecological pressure, political imbalance and terrorism, economic breakdown, cultural complexity and a sloppy mix of anti-religious scientism with eclectic and holistic spirituality. Read more…
Where does money come from? You might think, as I used to, that money comes from governments and central banks. They are the only people who can print money, aren’t they? WRONG. We aren’t working with REAL money any more. It’s fantasy money, made-up money, free lunch money, money that grew on trees.
The recent riots were shocking, but they were not a surprise. They were waiting to happen. This is not for one simple reason but for several complex ones. But it is not the reasons that should be central here, except in what they tell us about what is now needed.
I invite you to enter with me into one of the deepest areas of human difficulty with the promise that by the end I will offer a possible way out. This journey is triggered by recent dialogues involving Andrew Cohen at the EnlightenNext Midsummer gathering and these will be present in the coming story.