Holonics and Integral Thinking
This is emerging language for a values based framework that describes big picture thinking. It is associated with the emerging Theory of Everything. It is very much a coherence of body, mind, spirit. It aids design of whole systems change. It describes the spectrum of experience from modest to sophisticated and spiritual levels in the realms of both matter and spirit.
Self-perspective is a characteristic of higher level consciousness. The key distinction of higher level thinking is inclusiveness. Thus integrating many perspectives is a prime objective. The thought processes are quite zen: winning without winning, etc.
Integral Thinking 101: There are 2 rules: a) everyone is right; b) there are no rules.
Understanding of physchology has reached a critical mass and parallel development of similar technologies is so similar this is powerful evidence of its viability in itself. Three main streams of parallel thought seem to be spiral dyamics, the consciousness model and yogic chakra technology.
Please read our Introduction
to Holonics to get a good overview.
Summary of Emergent Values in Intelligent Systems (click
for easy to manipulate table):
Below is some information
on spiral dynamics, the consciousness model of business transformation,
chakra technology and definitions of holon.
Spiral Dynamics Primer
The copied pages linked here provide a comprehensive introduction to spiral dynamics technology.
This (.pdf) essay is a recent review of issues: Spiral Dynamics the layers of human value in strategy.
The Consciousness Model
know thyself - Socrates