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Tired of the same old left /right arguments? Want to throw your shoe at the shouting heads on cable news? Then join Jeff for a look at current events from an integral perspective. Each week he explores emerging trends in politics, economics, science and spirituality, all with an eye toward spotting the evolution and up-flow of human consciousness and culture.

Tired of the same old left /right arguments? Want to throw your shoe at the shouting heads on cable news? Then join Jeff for a look at current events from an integral perspective. Each week he explores emerging trends in politics, economics, science and spirituality, all with an eye toward spotting the evolution and up-flow of human consciousness and culture.
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Tired of the same old left /right arguments? Want to throw your shoe at the shouting heads on cable news? Then join Jeff for a look at current events from an integral perspective. Each week he explores emerging trends in politics, economics, science and spirituality, all with an eye toward spotting the evolution and up-flow of human consciousness and culture.

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Forgiving Humanity - An evolutionary call for collective self-love

10/19/2018
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People often call me an optimist, a term I’ve never felt quite comfortable with. Is it optimistic to notice that humanity – and humans – fight our way forward? Is it optimistic to see that the catastrophes of history, while dwindling, are far from over? I prefer the term evolutionary, someone who sees how the upward […] The post Forgiving Humanity appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:26:46

The Higher Stages of Couple Love - Guest: Dr. Tom Habib

10/18/2018
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This is a sequel to last year’s popular Valentine episode featuring Dr. Tom Habib. An integrally-inspired clinical psychologist specializing in couples therapy, Tom has mapped what he calls the “couple’s line of development,” which describes the predictable stages a couple typically grows through — and where they may get stalled. The adventure of love generally […] The post The Higher Stages of Couple Love appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:59:08

Real-Time Consciousness Raising - Listeners respond to Kavanaugh and #MeToo

10/15/2018
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The drama surrounding the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court is proving to be a seismic event in cultural and consciousness evolution. This week Jeff shares and reflects on listeners’ response to last week’s episode: Judging Kavanaugh. Like his listeners, Jeff focuses on the emerging recognition shared by many of gender dynamics […] The post Real-Time Consciousness Raising appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:45:46

Today’s Next-Stage Organizations - Guest: Frederic Laloux

10/4/2018
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Each stage of human development features a unique way of organizing work. From hunting and gathering, to agriculture, to industry, to the Information Age, each emergent represents a radical evolutionary expansion of capacity, and each remakes the world in its turn. So what’s next? Frederic Laloux‘s blockbuster book, Reinventing Organizations, offers compelling answers to that […] The post Today’s Next-Stage Organizations appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:01:38:26

Judging Kavanaugh - by Jeff Salzman

10/2/2018
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The political firestorm surrounding the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is a juicy case for an integral analysis. Today Jeff shares his insights into the testimony presented to the Senate Judiciary Committee by both Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing him of attacking her as a teenager. He considers: […] The post Judging Kavanaugh appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:36:09

An Integral Understanding of Suicide

8/8/2018
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by Dr. Keith Witt Suicide has been in existence as long as self-aware consciousness has been in existence. The gift of self-aware consciousness included the capacity for humans to anticipate and understand the inevitability of their own deaths, and all gifts come with a price. One price of awareness of death is the capacity to […] The post An Integral Understanding of Suicide appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:58:48

What’s Next in Human Relations - Jeff talks with Lloyd Fickett about The Collaborative Way

7/9/2018
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Today many pioneers of consciousness are experimenting with new ways for people to form more powerful, fulfilling relationships with each other. Some are focused on mutual spiritual growth while others are more interested in practices and processes that help people in workgroups be more effective together. Today’s guest, Llyod Fickett, is dedicated to the latter. […] The post What’s Next in Human Relations appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:40:19

The Power to Serve - with Dr. Keith Witt

6/29/2018
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Dr. Keith talks to Jeff Salzman about Integral Life’s recent “Tap Your Power” event in Denver, CO, which featured exquisite teachings from himself, Ginny Whitelaw, Beena Sharma, and Ken Wilber on the many facets of power in today’s world — interior and exterior, individual and collective, all the way up and down the spiral of […] The post The Power to Serve appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:59:52

The New Authoritarians: This is Progress? - Jeff visits Tom Steinenger on Germany’s Radio Evolve

5/31/2018
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Today I’m sharing my I my guest appearance on Radio Evolve, a German podcast hosted by Tom Steininger. We talked world politics, and focused on neoauthoritarian movements that are challenging the neoliberal systems that have been in place for decades. Are they entirely regressive? Or are they also doing the work of progressive emergence? Join […] The post The New Authoritarians: This is Progress? appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:48:35

Burning the Karmas of Jim Crow - The Power of America’s New Peace and Justice Memorial

5/25/2018
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Today we take a look at a significant new installation in the American cultural landscape: The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, which opened in Montgomery, Alabama on April 23. The museum memorializes the legacy of America’s Jim Crow era, where black people were systematically oppressed and often terrorized, most tragically in over 4400 public […] The post Burning the Karmas of Jim Crow appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:40:10

Notes From My Five-Day Fast - by Jeff Salzman

5/25/2018
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It seems that last week, during my “staycation,” I wandered my way into a five-day food fast. What started as a low-commitment experiment on Monday morning ended on Saturday with me in appreciation of some surprising and powerful results. I was inspired by friends and motivated by a book they recommended, The Complete Guide to […] The post Notes From My Five-Day Fast appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:36:45

The Roots of Integral Theory - A Conversation with Steve McIntosh

5/23/2018
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In this episode integral philosopher Steve McIntosh takes us on a tour through the origins of integral theory, starting with Georg Friedrich Hegel, who first explained the mechanisms of evolution in human history, and on through a stream of philosophers who unified the evolution of matter, consciousness and spirit. He also considers a line of […] The post The Roots of Integral Theory appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:01:19:28

When People – and Cultures – Grow Too Fast

5/11/2018
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It is an ironclad principle of human development: you can’t skip stages. Each stage of development builds upon the gains of the previous stages, and if the previous stages are not well installed things don’t work right. Unstable and uneven growth is a feature of today’s world, where four or five stages of development are […] The post When People – and Cultures – Grow Too Fast appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:29:14

Helping Kids Grow Strong: A Conversation with Dr. Keith Witt

5/4/2018
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In this episode of The Shrink and Pundit, Dr Keith Witt talks with Jeff about how to better support children’s development. Dr. Keith argues that the healthy expression of a person’s type (their preferences, gifts and built-in challenges) is based largely on their early relationships. The earlier in development we go, the more impactful the […] The post Helping Kids Grow Strong: A Conversation with Dr. Keith Witt appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:01:01:37

Postmodern Values We Can’t Evolve Without

5/3/2018
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Today Jeff is the guest for another in a series of “Integral Chats” with Stephen T Harper, creator of the What’s Your Theory podcast. In this conversation, Steve and Jeff discuss the enduring values of postmodernity (the green altitude of development). Postmodern thought gained traction after World War II and achieved fruition in the 1960’s, […] The post Postmodern Values We Can’t Evolve Without appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:01:11:36

How Do We Change Our Hearts and Minds? A Visit with Stephanie Lepp

5/2/2018
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Today Jeff talks with Stephanie Lepp, creator of one of his favorite new podcasts, Reckonings, which explores the evolutionarily-charged question: “how do we change our hearts and minds?” Stephanie’s guests are people who have shifted their political worldviews, overcome bigotry, and make other kinds of transformative change. In every case these folks have come to […] The post How Do We Change Our Hearts and Minds? A Visit with Stephanie Lepp appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:44:15

What’s Emerging in Spiritual Practice: A Conversation with Diane Musho Hamilton

4/27/2018
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Today Jeff is joined by his dear friend and colleague Diane Musho Hamilton for a fascinating conversation about the changing nature of spiritual practice. Together they look at what is emerging in terms of: 1st person practices: how spiritual and psychological methods have integrated to boost the power of both 2nd person practices: the creation […] The post What’s Emerging in Spiritual Practice: A Conversation with Diane Musho Hamilton appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:44:02

Darwin on The Evolutionary Engine of Love: A Conversation with David Loye and Rianne Eisler

4/26/2018
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“Looking to Future Generations, there is no cause to fear that the social instincts will grow weaker, and we may expect that virtuous habits will grow stronger. In this case the struggle between our higher and lower impulses will be less severe and virtue will be triumphant.” — Charles Darwin Today Jeff talks with Dr. […] The post Darwin on The Evolutionary Engine of Love: A Conversation with David Loye and Rianne Eisler appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:48:32

Starfleet Values Are Integral Values

4/25/2018
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“Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.”Mr. Spock, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Today Jeff is joined by fellow integral nerds Cindy Wigglesworth and Corey deVos in this warmhearted appreciation of the venerable Star Trek franchise, one of the oldest and most robust pop culture franchises in existence. Spanning more than 50 years, 741 […] The post Starfleet Values Are Integral Values appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:00:54:49

The Boy Crisis: A conversation with Dr Warren Farrell

4/20/2018
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Today Jeff is joined by Dr. Warren Farrell, who has co-authored (with John Gray) a new book, The Boy Crisis: Why Our Boys Are Struggling and What We Can Do About It. The book illustrates how boys are falling behind girls in crucial metrics of well-being: in academics (61% of college degrees will go to […] The post The Boy Crisis: A conversation with Dr Warren Farrell appeared first on The Daily Evolver.

Duration:01:02:31