A new year! … Is it?

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. . . The Covid-19 apocalypse continues Apocalyptic? Most astounding has been the pandemic's capacity to expose our vulnerabilities and injustices as humans and societies. In some ways, it has been like painfully watching a slow moving train-wreck that seemingly can't … Continue reading A new year! … Is it?

Irony: *Integral* exclusion

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. . Alright, one last time —recall: *Integral* = online-Integral A "safe space" for denying systemic racism? Wait! What?! Some questions: Is making a "safe space" for denying systemic racism something that's important to *Integral*? Significant enough to make absurd claims … Continue reading Irony: *Integral* exclusion

Irony: *Integral* “flatland”

a mystical möbius— curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. . . From a plain sense, on-its-face basis I've been in some social media conversations about my recent "Irony" observations (part 1 and part 2). It's frustrating that I need to keep repeating that I'm trying to consider the face value … Continue reading Irony: *Integral* “flatland”

Irony: online-Integralist TW

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. . . Online-Integralists ...a train wreck [TW]? So, yeah! I'd say a lack of integrity is a TW, and pretty ironic, too! Please allow me to explain. In last week's missive, I, again, challenged this claim attributed to Ken Wilber [kw]—note, … Continue reading Irony: online-Integralist TW

Irony: *Integral* ghetto

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. . Transition week [i.e., mini-series epilog] Last week concluded our (13-week mini-series) treatment of Nora Bateson's provocation critiquing stage theory. . . For over two months now, as I've written about this, no one has tried to deny the fact … Continue reading Irony: *Integral* ghetto

“Stage theory… Is BS?” — pt. 13

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. .   — pt. 13 ... A baker's dozen Imagination and successful stories Let's begin our mini-series conclusion with this forty second video clip from Yuval Noah Harari: . . It may well be that the power of our imagination … Continue reading “Stage theory… Is BS?” — pt. 13

“Stage theory… Is BS?” — pt. 12

a mystical möbius — curating facts, ideas, text, and media to create a contemplative space. . Gathering the pieces We've been looking at the modernist artifacts of stadial theory and how critical race theory [CRT] formed the critique of liberal race theory [LRT] — what we've called 'Boas's proto-form of antiracism' — and the next … Continue reading “Stage theory… Is BS?” — pt. 12