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At 10:21am on March 12, 2014, Darrell R. Moneyhon said…

Bruce, Is this old email address still one that you have or use? 

rbruce11@comcast.net

I sent you a copy of most recent draft of the book Your Third Nature which I'm working on (118 pages into it). I further developed my flare/self model. Explore many "gray areas" between quadrants in certain (recent) sections of the book. Quad crossover is not two contradictory if one assumes a reality substratum where convergence and non-locality might be. All it takes is a bit of dipping deeper into reality and then bringing the information back up toward the surface layers of reality (or ways of enacting?) in order to successfully cross from one quadrant to another, without merely conflating them. This is essentially a non-dual perspective of dualities. Depth recognition resolves the the paradox of non-dual duality. At the deeper perspective all the ten thousand things (Taoism) are one, but at a shallower perspective they remain many. If "deeper" is more of an essense of reality, then in some sense it is more really real than duality, but that doesn't mean that duality is nothing but an illusion. It is as real as can be at the level in which it is. Somehow even though a real, objective-like, depth dimension is added to reality, the viewing from different depth levels seems like the good old frames of reference or sets of operations valued by a postmetaphysical camp. If a new metaphysical reality has been posited in the form of a reality-with-depth-and-unfolding, at least it includes careful qualifications about "truth," instead of positing a one-size-fits all truth. Truth is relative to how deep in the flare you are centered. Also it is relative to how well integrated depth and surface experiences and/or transactions are (my "d x dc" formula, or "depth with depth continuity"). 

Let me know if I need to use a different email address. 

Do you have time, energy, and interest to look into the line of thought I am sharing here (and in the book)? 

My line of thought is much in line with the whole quantum consciousness line of thought, and subject, I suppose, to the same quad-conflation criticism. 

Darrell

At 11:21am on January 2, 2014, Eva Fidjeland said…

Thank you. Happy New Year, Balder.

At 9:09pm on October 24, 2013, Ann Schranz said…

Hi, Bruce.  Thank you for the welcome!

At 8:18pm on October 8, 2013, John O'Neill said…

Thanks Bruce, Good to be a part of the forum. I'm looking forward to getting  a bit involved with it. I'm glad we will be discussing my paper down the track. You may need to right click on it , to access it on the metaIntegral site, probably  because I used an older edition of Adobe Reader.

 

At 10:09am on October 4, 2013, Neelesh Marik said…

Thanks Bruce

At 1:10am on September 2, 2013, christin schaffer said…

Hi and Thank you, glad to be here, inspiring page for me, as far as i can see. warm regards christin

At 7:17am on August 21, 2013, Tim Winton said…

Thanks Bruce. Looking forward to diving in!

At 6:50pm on July 16, 2013, Mark Schmanko said…

Thanks Bruce-ji. It's a pleasure to be here

At 7:47am on June 26, 2013, Victor Shiryaev said…

Hi Bruce, just realized it's you! Thanks for welcoming, and great job - this place seems to be the hottest integral hub these days!!

At 1:02am on January 19, 2013, Joseph Camosy said…
Thank you Bruce! Looking forward to discussing Integral theory and how it interfaces with other post-metaphysical theories. Right now I'm most interested in AQAL theory and the three major components of the map, the interior-exterior dimension perspective, the individual -collective dimension perspective and the third being "enactment," with the possibility that enactment could also be seen as a dimension -perspective, and if so the implications of this.
At 4:53am on September 28, 2012, Elaine Evans said…

Thanks for your Welcome Balder. I'm not sure at the moment what I can contribute but the website is most interesting & I'm enjoying the content. It's been 30 years since I did my BA Hons in philosophy & politics but I have never strayed far from exploring the frontiers of knowledge & understanding. I often feel I'm out there dancing on my own, now I have this community to dance with. Thank you

At 3:01am on July 20, 2012, Dial said…

Hey thanks Balder. That sounds great. I read a great deal on my ipad and being able to post directly with ease is something to look forward to. And, by the way, you gave a very nice articulation of both your own thought and OOO in response to LaymanPascal. I've been following the exchange with interest.

At 9:21pm on July 15, 2012, Steve Byrne said…

Thanks, Bruce. I'm looking forward to learning here.

At 10:28am on July 14, 2012, Gerd Klostermann said…

Thanks Balder, this site inspires very much. I enjoyed the Magellan Courses recently and these post-dialectical trajectories we really should be aware of and they led me to this site.

Very best, Gerd

 

At 11:09am on February 23, 2012, Darrell R. Moneyhon said…

Left this message at a post, but thought I'd send it as a personal message as well, in case you never saw it there.

Bruce, I would like you to check out my latest post at IL :

A Flare for Living, Be Not Afraid

   You have seen earlier rounds of the "flare" model, but I have added some refinements along the way. Also, I attempt to speak in favor of some good old metaphysical speculation, and try to conceptualize how it might fit in with the Integral line of thought, even though IPM tends to shun metaphysical speculations. 

     I wanted to see how accurate my reason is in regards to Integral line of thought. I don't want to wait to become an expert before I philosophize about Integral things, but I don't want to offer wrong conceptions of IL either. Best I can do is post, and then seek quality review by persons such as yourself. 

   That is, of course, if you can find the time. 

    Darrell

At 3:13pm on October 30, 2011, Kartik Subbarao said…
Thanks! Lots of insightful and thought-provoking content here.
At 1:14pm on September 7, 2011, David Holzmer said…

Hi there,

 

Thanks so much for your welcome! Looks like a very engaged comment. I'm doing a PhD that focuses a lot on higher stage development of leaders--like that examined by Kegan and Torbert. So it seems there's a lot here for me.

 

Kindly,

David

At 12:50am on August 27, 2011, Nicole said…
Thanks! Good to be here...
At 11:10am on May 18, 2011, M DuBois said…

Thanks Bruce!

 

Beautiful images on your page!  Wow.

 

Great forum you have here.  Nice work.

At 12:11pm on March 15, 2011, jim cook said…
Hi Bruce.. yes my ears were burning as they say... :)  i wanted to comment on your video and playing.  both very evocative.  i've been lurking for a while, just never officially joined in.
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