“Stage theory… Is BS?” — pt. 3

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. . Stadial theory/Eugenics—systematizing superiority It's easy to come to agreement on the problem with that. However, one prominent leader from the Graves/Spiral Dynamics community said: "The superiority problem is not a feature of the model. It is a feature of … Continue reading “Stage theory… Is BS?” — pt. 3

“Stage theory… Is BS?” — pt. 2

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. .. Provocation hits target! To review: Recently a rather provocative post by Nora Bateson — author, teacher, film maker, daughter of philosopher Gregory Bateson — appeared on TheFacebook. Here's a snip: . And Twitter: . Note 1.2K Comments and that … Continue reading “Stage theory… Is BS?” — pt. 2

“Stage theory… Is BS.”?

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. .. Provocation hits target! Recently a rather provocative post by Nora Bateson — author, teacher, film maker, daughter of philosopher Gregory Bateson — appeared on TheFacebook. Here's a snip: . And Twitter: . As 1.2K Comments might suggest, the terse, … Continue reading “Stage theory… Is BS.”?

HIPsters and HIP trouble?

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. . So: what is HIP? So, in "ay, there's the rub" [8/15], and "How do you know?" [8/22], we found that the 'rub' was (and still is) American hyper-individualism, and its politically leverageable artifact, i.e., a hyper-individualized perspective [HIP].  Since … Continue reading HIPsters and HIP trouble?

How do you know?

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. . . What is HIP? In last week's, "ay, there's the rub," the 'rub' was/is American hyper-individualism. As we saw then, persons operating with a hyper-individualized perspective [HIP] tend to take personal freedom and responsibility as the keys to understanding … Continue reading How do you know?

e.g., denial, trauma, secrets

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. .. —present denial of systemic racism fits post-truth [P-T] patterns. Let's see how.  Just tourists visiting the Capitol? What about the gaslighting denials regarding MAGA racists? Here's Officer Dunn's directly pertinent testimony [cued to 8:17-10:00]: . . "You hear that … Continue reading e.g., denial, trauma, secrets

‘White Fragility,’ a must read?

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. . .  —present denial of systemic racism fits post-truth patterns; however, no space for that today. We'll come back to post-truth—and that denial—next week after today's clean-up on the antiracism aisle. . Neither DiAngelo, nor her book, are 'racist' Full … Continue reading ‘White Fragility,’ a must read?

being antiracist – addendum

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. . —Addendum to: being antiracist Opening the backstory I hope a mystical möbius readers are mostly looking for things to think about, maybe different ways to think about things, and maybe not so much about proof of a particular thought. … Continue reading being antiracist – addendum