Integral Post is a high-profile blog series that features writings and articles from many of our favorite Integral thinkers, offering exciting updates, observations, and applications from their respective corners of the Kosmos—reaching all the way from academia to pop culture to the innermost heart of the world's great spiritual traditions.



2016-11-16

The United States has just elected a wartime president, a Commander in Chief who is already on a wartime footing and was on a wartime footing from the moment his campaign began last year. And he won because a plurality of the country were the war's first casualties and they wanted a president who could help them stop losing. This isn't...

2016-11-09

Americans have just elected Donald Trump as President-elect of the United States of America. I know that a few of you are elated and many more are terrified. I can understand both emotions. I am far from a natural-born Hillary Clinton advocate, but during the course of the campaign there was simply no possibility that I would be voting for...

2016-11-02

It seems we have caught a kind of fever, where anger and indignation are becoming an art form, where one-sided views are called news, and where we can get stuck in a place of no progress. That place could be called coping, as opposed to transforming, and it precedes what I call the "first flip" of Zen Leadership...

2016-05-09

Stop me if you've heard this one....

2016-01-31

"There is a path that is right for all of us, whether it’s traditionally religious, spiritual, or neither. Maybe your path is living in a loft in New York City and staying up each night until three in the morning, painting your heart out while taking periodic breaks for meditation or mindful breathing. Maybe it’s moving to...

2015-10-06

There has been, for quite some time, a considerable misunderstanding about how the AQAL Integral Framework views 2nd person (e.g., "you," "thou"). Ken Wilber thought it was time to address it.

2015-10-01

Everything Mind is a raw, real, authentic look at what is traditionally known as Enlightenment or Awakening or the Great Liberation—the discovery that we have an identity not just with a small, separate, finite self or mind (what Alan Watts called “the skin-encapsulated ego”), but also with a radically whole, infinite, all-...

2015-08-21

What if we took literally everything that all the various cultures have to tell us about human potential—about spiritual growth, psychological growth, social growth—and put it all on the table? What if we attempted to find the critically essential keys to human growth, based on the sum total of human knowledge now open to us? What...

2015-07-29

Transformational technology. There's no wikipedia link to it, because as far as we know we're creating the category. Here's what it stands for.

2015-06-29

There's a concept in biological evolution called punctuated equilibrium, which states that species can exist for eons in relative stability then burst into sudden evolutionary change. Culture and consciousness can evolve this way as well, and last week was a sterling example. This was the week America moved into the green meme. Here are...