Because intuition is more primordial than reasoning and knowing, it is our key capacity to break through conceptual barriers and limiting narratives. We can activate our intuition through cultivating the ability to perceive the world directly, to receive from our senses, clearly, and to feel inner sensations equanimously. Intuition begins to flow as insight from the … Continue reading Perceiving Sensing Feeling
The 20th century has been shaped by conceptual frameworks that are fast approaching the end of their effectiveness. To change the world, we need to change the way we see the world. If our orientation -- our view -- stays inside the boundaries of the status quo, then even as we challenge it, no real … Continue reading Work Directly with View
Research shows that people create many layers of meaning through the stories they share and the implicit narratives they hold about themselves and the world. This meaning-making process both comes from the deep system of values that make us human, as well as contributes to the ever evolving systems of values that anchor our lives, … Continue reading Disentangle Meaning from Method
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What is Collective Insight? Collective Insight is the experience of a group of people working together all having the same key insight at the same time. Although one or two individuals might speak it first, each person experiences the insight, the “ah ha” moment, spontaneously and at the same time, so there is very little … Continue reading Collective Insight
Metaphysics has acquired a bad reputation. I want to show you why metaphysics matters. Metaphysics is all about describing water to a fish. Metaphysics means different things to different people. In the history of philosophy it has become somewhat a catch-all for all types of meta-philosophizing. Metaphysics can be reclaimed by examining its roots in … Continue reading Why Metaphysics Matters
One of the practices we can bring to insight training is what I call deep phenomenology. This is the practice of observing the subtle dynamics of the self. We can learn to feel into the preconceptual processes at different levels of awareness -- a deep interior core of simple presence, a basic quality of energy, the … Continue reading Deep Phenomenology
Many people who have experience with collective presencing either in a spiritual community or organizational setting, report that when the collective processing faces phases of intense and chaotic discomfort and passes through, that the transformation on the other side is relative to the amount of tension that is able to be processed. Groups that self-select by … Continue reading Keeping it Real