Dec 252010
 

TruthForce Worldview Highlights

TruthForce 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

TruthForce consciousness exhibits typical characteristics:

  • · Perceived life conditions:
    • o An “evil” world in need of law and order
    • o A suffering world where God’s law should reign supreme
  • · Worldview and values:
    • o Sacrifice self for the group’s transcendent purpose
    • o A “black and white” sense of right and wrong
    • o Loyalty to the rules of the mythic order
    • o Salvation through obedience and faith
  • · Contribution to the spiral:
    • o Sense of civic duty
    • o Law and order
    • o Respect for authority
    • o Strong moral regard for group members
    • o Preserves traditions
    • o Loyalty
    • o Hope
    • o A strong sense of faith
  • · Pathology:
    • o Rigid intolerance
    • o Dogmatic fanaticism
    • o Prejudice
    • o Fundamentalism
    • o Chauvinism
  • · Contemporary examples:
    • o Followers of traditional religions
    • o Patriotic nationalism
    • o Conservative ideologies
    • o Military organizations
  • · Organizational structures:
    • o Feudalism
    • o Dictatorship
    • o Bureaucracy
    • o Command & control organizations
  • · Exemplary leaders:
    • o Winston Churchill
    • o Pope John Paul
    • o Billy Graham
  • · Estimated percent of the world population:
    • o 55%
  • · Estimated per cent of wealth & political power:
    • o 25%
  • · Techno-economic mode of production:
    • o Agrarian
    • o Trading
    • o Maritime
  • · Key technologies:
    • o Writing
    • o Law
    • o Centralized political authority
    • o The wheel
    • o Spiritual practices and rituals
  • · Type of medicine:
    • o Traditional medicine
    • o Folk medicine
    • o Faith healing
  • · The true:
    • o Scripture of the mythic order
  • · The beautiful:
    • o Children and family
    • o Art approved by a rightful authority representing the wholesome themes of “the One True Way”
    • o Country music; gospel music
  • · The good:
    • o God’s will
    • o The Buddhist eightfold path
    • o The flow of the Tao
    • o The rules of the mythic order
  • · Average neurological activation:
    • o Increased neocortical activity with continuing influence of the limbic system
  • · Transition triggers:
    • o Higher education
    • o Cognitive dissonance caused by scriptural contradictions
    • o The power of science
    • o Poverty
    • o Allures of modernism
  • · Other names for this stage:
    • o TruthForce
    • o Concrete operational
    • o Conformist consciousness
    • o Absolutistic thinking
    • o Purposeful
    • o Traditional
    • o Blue 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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