Dec 252010
 

HumanBond Worldview Highlights

HumanBond consciousness exists in a hierarchy of worldviews:

  • · SurvivalSense / Instinctive —beige
  • · KinSpirits / Clannish / Tribal—purple
  • · PowerGods / Egocentric / Warrior—red
  • · TruthForce / Purposeful / Traditional—blue
  • · StriveDrive / Strategic / Modernist—orange
  • · HumanBond / Relativistic / Postmodern—green
  • · FlexFlow / Systemic / Integral—yellow
  • · GlobalView / Holistic—Turquoise

HumanBond consciousness exhibits typical characteristics:

  • · Perceived life conditions:
    • o Presence of exploitation
    • o Corrupt hierarchy
    • o Environmental degradation
    • o Shallow materialism
    • o Suffering of others
  • · Worldview and values:
    • o Inclusion of those previously marginalized or exploited
    • o Consensus decision-making and egalitarianism
    • o Environmentalism and preference for “natural ”
    • o Multiculturalism and spiritual diversity
    • o Personal growth of the “whole person”
    • o Sensitivity
  • · Contribution to the spiral:
    • o worldcentric morality
    • o Recognition of human potential
    • o Increased responsibility for people and the planet
    • o Compassion and inclusion
    • o Celebration of the feminine
    • o Renewed of spiritual freedom and creativity
  • · Pathology:
    • o Value relativism
    • o Narcissism
    • o Denial of hierarchy
    • o Contempt for modernism and traditionalism
  • · Contemporary examples:
    • o Progressive culture
    • o Critical academia
    • o Environmental movement
    • o Political correctness
    • o The Netherlands
  • · Organizational structures:
    • o Democratic socialism
    • o Consensus committees
    • o Self-directed teams
  • · Exemplary leaders:
    • o John Lennon
    • o John Muir
    • o Martin Luther King Jr.
    • o Margaret Mead
    • o Joan Baez
    • o Allen Ginsberg
  • · Estimated percent of the world population:
    • o Less than 5%
  • · Estimated per cent of wealth & political power:
    • o 10%
  • · Techno-economic mode of production:
    • o Informational economy
  • · Key technologies:
    • o Non-violent resistance
    • o Postmodern music
    • o Art and poetry
    • o Constructivist critique
    • o Entheogens
    • o Spiritual practices
  • · Type of medicine:
  • o Holistic—scientific
    • o Traditional
    • o Naturopathic
    • o Homeopathic
    • o Herbal
    • o Shamanic
    • o Psychological
  • · The true:
    • o Subjective truth
    • o Whatever is true for you
  • · The beautiful:
    • o Nature
    • o Modern art
    • o Tribal art
    • o New age music
    • o Sixties music
    • o Psychedelia
  • · The good:
    • o Sustainability
    • o That which is best for all the people and the planet
  • · Average neurological activation:
    • o Right brain dominated
  • · Transition triggers:
    • o Dissatisfaction with seeking
    • o Failure of alternative culture to provide cures for answers
    • o Growing “expense” of rights and entitlements
    • o Desire for greater results
    • o Allures of Interpol Solutions
  • · Other names for this stage:
    • o HumanBond
    • o Affiliative consciousness
    • o Holistic thinking
    • o Relativistic
    • o Consensus
    • o Postformal
    • o Postmodern
    • o Green meme

Resources:
Integral Consciousness and the Future of Evolution: How the Integral Worldview is Transforming Politics, Culture and Spirituality, Steve McIntosh, Paragon House, 2007

Spiral Dynamics: Mastering Values, Leadership, and Change, Don Edward Beck and Christopher C. Cowan, Blackwell Publishing, 1996

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