Categories: 02 Infectious Disease
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Dmitry Orlov on Ebola and the Five Stages of Collapse
Orlov is one of the best futurists writing on society collapse, having witnessed and personally experienced the collapse of the Soviet Union. His book, Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Experience and American Prospects http://www.amazon.com/Reinventing-Collapse-Experience-American-Prospects/dp/0865716854, is one of the best ever written in the collapse genre and necessary reading for anyone who is interested in this theme.
In 2008 he came up the a taxonomy of collapse, which he says occurs in 5 stages. The full article is here, http://cluborlov.blogspot.com/2008/02/five-stages-of-collapse.html and he has a book on it too.
Below is a summary of his five stages of collapse:
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I’ve been discussing the concept of Open Faith and have been getting very positive responses – its of our time, its an extension of the information age, based in Open Source Culture and For the first time in the history of the world – All the world’s spiritual traditions are available to us.Some possible guiding principles (wording, phrasing to be developed):
Transcend and Include Alignment of: Spirituality, Science, Philosophy, and Culture
The Golden Rule
Harmony with nature
Integral framework: all quadrants
Community of Practice
Local Resilient Community
Holonic framework: complexity and unity
All is mind – consciousness is primary
Deep Evolution: holonic evolution of universe
Development of the whole person
jason silva @ ted 2012 on Radical Openness
Ken Wilber: Are We Approaching an Integral Cultural Renaissance?
Please share your concepts and ideas how to develop this further.
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Tip of the Hat to Contributing Editor Berto Jongman