A cry to bring a more socially and politically active form of integral to birth. 
  A deeper look at one young woman's journey through sex, shadow, and spiritual eroticism
  Many of Integral theory’s supporters believe it’s an idea whose time has come. So how do we spread the Integral Idea?  
  What would Joseph Campbell have to say about The Singularity? The answer may surprise you. 
What do we mean by the term evolution?  What do scientists mean by the term?  What do integral thinkers?  A highly articulate and deeply philosophical look at this most important issue.
Who are the heroes killing these days? How has this changed since the 80s? 
A comparison of the teachings of Marc Gafni and Andrew Cohen on the question of personality (or lack thereof) in the spiritual lif
A critical look at the use of mindfulness practices in military, business, and education circles.
A look at the Integral Planet Endowment, a plan to endow integral projects throughout the world, and the innovative funding strategies behind it. 
A look at MetaIntegral, a new project launching later this week, and how patterns in nature can give us clues for designing organizations.  
  A BBQ-inspired meditation on fire as a form of contemplation and a source of profound metaphors for the spiritual life.
  What prevents real social change from occuring in the US context? Is there any way to achieve genuine transformation in America, and if so what's the key to such lasting change?
  A review of Integral Relationships: A Manual for Men by Martin Ucik. 
A reflection on Thomas Hübl's teaching on hearing the call of the future and embodying our highest potentials. 
Jesus of Nazareth, master shaman and guide for our contemporary world.  
Will post-postmodern culture bring with it an entirely new sense of time?  Or will our species run out of time?  What should be our relationship to this most fundamental reality?  Perhaps Jean Gebser would offer us some clues.
An exploration of shadow work as a spiritual practice according to Thomas Hübl.  
  The stages of relating to an iconic figure in history while he lives, moves, has his being in the world. Especially one you love.  
Olen Gunnlaugson, Bruce Sanguin, and Thomas Hubl trialog on the nature of future and collective inquiry.
  Integral Coaching™ rocks worlds and then transforms them + a little plug for an upcoming Vancouver event.
    Take a tour through the works of integral scholar and historian, Bill Thompson, as he spins a whole-picture view of myth, mysticism and evolution.
An interview with Thomas Hübl on shadow work within the context of evolutionary spiritualty. 
  An adventurous, multi-media exclamation on the fluctuations of life, Dostoevsky, and why you should be on Facebook.
Marshall McLuhan illuminates the return of the tribe and the evolution of mind through media. (video)
Is the return of the repressed simply regression or is it something much more?  
What the religion of Jediism has to teach us about spiritual awakening. 
This essay provides an introduction to the possible span and depth considered when applying an integral approach to parenting during early childhood. The relationship between Integral theory and the practice of parenting is addressed, and key principles and concepts that underlie integral parenting are discussed. The task of parenting is placed within an evolutionary context and presented as a possible integral practice.
Are vertical notions like development and progress helpful when applied to cultures? 
On relating to and as the body rather getting into it.  
  Can anyone who claims to be intelligent also be religious today?  What might be a process-based view of reality offer to religion and science in our contemporary world?  
An interview with spiritual teacher Thomas Hübl on the nature of creativity and its role in the spiritual life. 
  A debut of Ian MacKenzie's film Sacred Economics on the work of Charles Eisenstein, plus a Q&A with the filmmaker. 
A critical appraisel of what is meant by "the-We" in integral discourse.
How including cultural construct, biological differences, and power dynamics in our understanding of gender pay gaps allows us to chart a better work world for both men and women.
A personal tale of dying to an old identity and rising to new truth.
How including cultural construct, biological differences, and power dynamics in our understanding of gender pay gaps allows us to chart a better work world for both men and women.
  John David Ebert helps us 'mine the strata' of consciousness in a new video series.
  Two videos from Bonnitta Roy on modernism, postmodernism, post-postmodernism, and beyond.
In his book In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction, Dr. Mate describes the causes of addiction, which lie in all four quadrants.
  A look at the paradox of self-development: it does not make us a better person but why you have to do it anyway. 
How does the greatest cartoon ever shed light on the meaning of Beams & Struts and integral theory more generally?  Meta-enaction.  To find out what that means, read this essay. 
Slavoj Zizek (via Hegel) on zombies and why we need to be zombie-like in order to be free. 
  We're expanding the podcast section. Come check it out.
On Sri Aurobindo's epic poem Savitri and its capacity to radically transform a soul.  
  A look at what music has to say about biology & machines.
Watch Stalin's troops dance like you wouldn't believe. Set to Run DMC. 
Why do we do other things while we eat? And what effect does this have on us?
Why is money the only Green the Integral Community seems to care about?
What Bruce Wayne has to teach us about the shadow--embracing your inner fears. 
  Br. Trevor's first field update from The Next Step Integral Commuity Seminar.
  Somewhere from the windy edges of the occupy movement, the Integral Trollz were born.
  A beautiful and inspiring poem, taking us through a spiral of development.
A question about the role of activism in integral circles. A response to Tom Huston. 
A look at the role of grieving as a necessary step to evolving more effective forms of integral action and organization.
  In this week's Jukebox an exploration into why it may be that we still haven't found what we're looking for.
So much of what we take for granted in everyday life now would seem amazing, or incomprehensible a very short time ago. 
    Your playlist through the spiral of developing consciousness.   
  A sermon on the topic of human language in relation to divinity and what a 6th century pseudonymous author has to say on the subject. 
  A few members of the Beams team will be presenting one of our collective intelligence processes live tomorrow night.
A look at the BBC Documentary Playing God on the new field of synthetic biology and its spiritual and social implications. 
    There certainly is something facinating about the inside of a cadaver...
  William Irwin Thompson on turning our electronic technologies into cathedrals of light. 
  People who work in offices are usually pretty rational. But magical thinking can slip in. 
This brief bit of dialogue from HBO's drama Big Love showcases the mythic/membership stage beliefs of its main characters. 
  A reflection of last week's first ever in-person, facilitated, process Beams and Struts has run. 
  Integral 'fearologist' R. Michael Fisher is at the heart of a new project called the Center for Spiritual Inquiry and Integral Education.
  What are the Four Quadrants? Components of a map. A way to understand what's going on with something. For instance, Death Cab for Cutie.
  Your playlist through the spiral of consciousness development. woot!
  Beams family member Vanessa Fisher has just launched a new website.  
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