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science providing necessary underpinning or corroboration or 'litmus testing' for spiritual metaphysics and post-metaphysics

The issues suggested in the title to this thread have been sprinkled organically and supportively throughout various threads. Yet this can…

Started by Ambo Suno

10 Mar 9, 2016
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Image schemas and nonduality

I decided to move some posts over here from the announcement section, as this is more than the announcement of the Science and Nonduality C…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

27 Nov 23, 2015
Reply by Layman Pascal

The Meaning of 2nd Person

Here's a juicy new post - salvo? - by Ken Wilber, which he's written in response to Sean's ITC presentation on "Integral 2.0": Excerpt: "…

Started by Balder

9 Oct 15, 2015
Reply by andrew

Religion and politics

In modern democracy we must maintain the separation of church and state, which is of course the rallying cry of atheists everywhere. And fo…

Started by Edward theurj Berge

51 Jun 18, 2015
Reply by Balder


I'm thinking Sloterdijk's work on "spherology" might make for an interesting interface with OOO ( <-- haha, look at those spheres!).   H…

Started by Balder

107 Apr 24, 2015
Reply by DavidM58

Rajiv Malhotra's Hindu Challenge to the Integral Community

Rajiv Malhotra, author of Being Different and Indra's Net, and a critic of Western academia for colonialist raiding of Indian sources (wit…

Started by Balder

16 Jan 23, 2015
Reply by andrew

EJACULATION & BROCCOLI: A Phased Evolutionary Definition of "Metaphysics"

PREAMBLE The leading cause of death for males in the civilized world is (arguably) prostate cancer.  Several medical recommendations exist…

Started by Layman Pascal

27 Jan 2, 2015
Reply by Layman Pascal

An Integral Postmetaphysical Definition of States

Inspired in part by Mark Edwards' dissertation, in which he calls for clearer definition of key Integral terms, I would like to open a disc…

Started by Balder

127 Dec 29, 2014
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"Agape" in Integral Theory

What is, and what do you think about, the role of Agape in Integral Theory? Wilber has talked fairly frequently about the interplay of E…

Started by Balder

66 Nov 13, 2014
Reply by Layman Pascal

The REAL (sic) Post-Metaphysical Issue

rebooting... 1. The problem is not "totalization" or "closure" -- the problem is TIME.  Or rather it is the traditional metaphysics of Tim…

Started by Layman Pascal

37 Nov 6, 2014
Reply by Layman Pascal


What paths lie ahead for religion and spirituality in the 21st Century? How might the insights of modernity and post-modernity impact and inform humanity's ancient wisdom traditions? How are we to enact, together, new spiritual visions – independently, or within our respective traditions – that can respond adequately to the challenges of our times?

This group is for anyone interested in exploring these questions and tracing out the horizons of an integral post-metaphysical spirituality.

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