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Spiral Dynamics:. Why does it matter? How can it help me?. What I will cover. Review the basic concepts Common mistakes in applying SDi How to recognize dominant worldviews How to become more healthy/peaceful How to help world grow in health/peace Clear definition of 2nd tier thinking.

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Spiral dynamics

Spiral Dynamics:

Why does it matter?

How can it help me?


What i will cover

What I will cover

  • Review the basic concepts

  • Common mistakes in applying SDi

  • How to recognize dominant worldviews

  • How to become more healthy/peaceful

  • How to help world grow in health/peace

  • Clear definition of 2nd tier thinking


Why does it matter

Why does it matter?


Why does it matter1

Why does it matter?

  • It’s true

  • More accurately describes human motivation, values, grouping and change

  • Powerful

  • Is itself a change agent

  • Helps us communicate

  • Applies across the board (life and world)

  • Understanding is absolutely necessary to face the more complex problems of the world


How will it improve your life

How will it improve your life?


How will it improve your life1

How will it improve your life?

  • Understand why people do things

    • Allows for easier change and forgiveness

    • Makes life more peaceful

  • Easily communicate with all people

  • You become more conscious

  • Makes sense of a more complex world


What i will cover1

What I will cover

  • Review the basic concepts

  • Common mistakes in applying SDi

  • How to recognize dominant worldviews

  • How to become more healthy/peaceful

  • How to help world grow in health/peace

  • Clear definition of 2nd tier thinking


Review basic assumptions

Review: Basic assumptions

  • Human nature is not fixed

  • New thinking replaces w/o deleting old

  • We create new worldviews, still

  • Basically, consciousness evolves

    • This has been scientifically proven


Worldviews

worldviews

  • Arise in response to new problems

    • Historical context

    • Societies

    • Individuals

    • Groups


Review characteristics of worldviews vmemes

Review: Characteristics of Worldviews / vMemes

  • Arise out of life conditions*

    • Times, Place, Problems, Circumstance

  • Constantly shifting (as a result of LC)

  • Alternate between individual and communitarian

  • Waves*


Review characteristics of worldviews vmemes1

Review: Characteristics of Worldviews / vMemes

  • Lesser to greater complexity

  • Come as mixtures*

  • Cluster (1st / 2nd tier)

  • Have healthy and unhealthy manifestations


Review eight stages of development

Review: Eight stages of development

  • Different names. Which one, why?

    • Depends on audience

  • Value of Colors

    • Complexity versus goodness

    • Little bias

    • Shades

    • Warm/Cool


Review the eight worldviews

Review: The Eight Worldviews

1st Tier:

  • Beige/Survival

  • Purple/Tribal/Magical

  • Red/Warrior/Egocentric

  • Blue/Traditional/Conformist

  • Orange/Modern/Strategic

  • Green/Postmodern/Consensus


Review the eight worldviews1

Review: The Eight Worldviews

2nd Tier

  • Yellow/Integral

  • Turquoise/Postintegral/Holistic

  • Coral


What i will cover2

What I will cover

  • Review the basic concepts

  • Common mistakes in applying SDi

  • How to recognize dominant worldviews

  • How to become more healthy/peaceful

  • How to help world grow in health/peace

  • Clear definition of 2nd tier thinking


Common mistakes

Common Mistakes

  • Categorizing “types of people”

  • Stereotyping based on Sdi

    • In trying to establish change in someone or a company, always ask “in what way does the person operate in respect to this issue? Ask not, ‘At what level is this person and how do the rules indicate I should be?’ SD 102

  • On waves (enter, peak, exit)

  • On the onion of existence

    • McIntosh’s diagram


More common mistakes

More Common Mistakes

  • Assuming actions = worldviews

    • “Alas, one cannot detect the operating vMeme in a a person simply by observing behavior- what someone does. Only recognizing why a person is doing or saying certain things will lead you to the vMeme.” SD 41

    • examples

  • Thinking the manifestation is the meme


What i will cover3

What I will cover

  • Review the basic concepts

  • Common mistakes in applying SDi

  • How to recognize dominant worldviews

  • How to become more healthy/peaceful

  • How to help world grow in health/peace

  • Clear definition of 2nd tier thinking


How to recognize worldviews

How to recognize worldviews

  • Ask “why?”

    • Examples: District 9, Sports, Politics

    • Democrats and Republicans

  • Identify the life conditions

  • Where are the perceived threats?

  • What are the perceived challenges?


What i will cover4

What I will cover

  • Review the basic concepts

  • Common mistakes in applying SDi

  • How to recognize dominant worldviews

  • How to become more healthy/peaceful

  • How to help world grow in health/peace

  • Clear definition of 2nd tier thinking


How to become more healthy and peaceful

How to become more healthy, and peaceful


How to become more healthy and peaceful1

How to become more healthy and peaceful

  • See problems in terms of the spiral

  • Seek solutions based on value codes

  • Identify your values, see how they clash with culture/others

  • Identify your onion shadow. Accept or transform it

  • How to transform?


What i will cover5

What I will cover

  • Review the basic concepts

  • Common mistakes in applying SDi

  • How to recognize dominant worldviews

  • How to become more healthy/peaceful

  • How to help world grow in health/peace

  • Clear definition of 2nd tier thinking


How to make the world more healthy and peaceful

How to make the world more healthy and peaceful


How to make the world more healthy and peaceful1

How to make the world more healthy and peaceful

  • Discover and defend healthy manifestations

    • Allow other vMemes to express themselves

    • Some examples

  • Identify unhealthy manifestations and move them towards healthy ones

    • South African mine (153)

    • Palestine/Israel

    • 1/2 step ahead: Gangs (p. 125-126)

    • NYC crime, from Blink

    • MLK v Malcom X (107)


6 conditions for change

6 Conditions for change:

(People are open, arrested, or closed)

  • Potential in the mind/brain

  • Solutions to current level problems

  • Dissonance and uncertainty

  • Insight into causes and alternatives

  • Barriers identified and resolved

  • Consolidation and support


Stages of change

Stages of Change

  • Alpha (peak)

  • Beta (exit)

  • Gamma trap (barriers)

  • Delta surge (enter)

  • New Alpha (new peak)


Stages of change1

Stages of Change

  • Alpha (peak)

  • Beta (exit)

  • Gamma trap (barriers)

  • Delta surge (enter)

  • New Alpha (new peak)


7 variations of change

7 variations of change

  • 1) fine-tune (horizontal) - new techniques

  • 2) Expand-out (horizontal) - windows 95, 98

  • 3) Strech-down (oblique) - hints of old, non-profits learn from corp. organization

  • 4) Strech-up (oblique) - hints of new, going green

  • 5) Break-out (vertical) - revolutions

  • 6) Up-shift (vertical) - evolution

  • 7) Quantum (vertical) - many stages (industrial to info age)


If he purrs continue if he growls back off clare graves

“If he purrs, continueIf he growls, back off”- Clare Graves


How to help the world raise your consciousness

How to help the world: raise your consciousness

  • Ken Wilber’s theory about meditation

  • Steve McIntosh: Integral Global Governance

  • Center of gravity and strange attractors

  • Be the consolidation and support for others


What i will cover6

What I will cover

  • Review the basic concepts

  • Common mistakes in applying SDi

  • How to recognize dominant worldviews

  • How to become more healthy/peaceful

  • How to help world grow in health/peace

  • Clear definition of 2nd tier thinking


2nd tier what changes

2nd Tier: What changes?

  • Deficiency to being needs

  • Drop in fear

  • Your way isn’t the only one (distinguished from green)

  • Hanging out with everyone in the room


Yellow integral perspective

Yellow: Integral perspective

  • The basics (peak):

  • Entering phase: green/YELLOW

  • Exiting phase: YELLOW/turquoise


Turquoise holistic spiritual worldwide perspective

Turquoise: Holistic, Spiritual, Worldwide perspective

  • The basics (peak)

  • Entering: yellow/TURQUOISE

  • What will Coral look like?


More applications graphs

More Applications: Graphs


East west germany

East/West Germany


The never end

The never end


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