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Meaning and The Mountain: Mapping an Archetype in the Mind

25. February 2011

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In my article about Mediating Physical Existence I refer to towers of meaning in our minds, with higher level meanings constructed on lower levels meanings in a tower like structure.  At the pinnacle of each tower a super meaning construct acts like a guiding beacon helping us navigate our lives. Such towers of meaning map […]

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Flow and The Economy of Meaning

22. February 2011

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In his book, Thrive, Dan Buettner, provides us with a valuable glimpse into the economy of meaning in action, when he travels to the Odder, Denmark, to visit one of its folk schools and finds that he is “increasingly convinced that (the folk schools) had helped create an environment that favored what psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi […]

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Iranian History: A Story of Evolving Consciousness

17. February 2011

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Social consciousness has evolved through time, according to the Integral Theory of Ken Wilber (see A Brief History of Everything), and this evolution can be traced through distinctive stages. Viewing the development of Iran through these stages sheds an entirely new level of understanding on its history. First, lets outline the basic levels of consciousness. […]

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