Steve reflects on the campus protests, observing the interplay between the protestors’ mixed motivations, which include both world-centric morality and ethnocentric morality.

DepolarizingGPT is a political AI chatbot that gives three answers to every prompt: one from a left-wing perspective, one from a right-wing perspective, and a third answer from a depolarizing or “integrating” perspective. Try it out here.

Our evolving policy platform offers “win-win-win” solutions that integrate the values of all three major American worldviews: progressive, modern, and traditional. This integrative approach, derived from stakeholder capitalism, builds agreement and increases the “size of the pie.”

Our latest recommendation is for Abortion Rights in the U.S. Although it may seem counterintuitive, the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Center may ultimately help secure a woman’s right to an abortion. By extinguishing Roe v. Wade’s constitutional abortion rights, the court has created the acute need for a national compromise, which can lead to landmark legislation on abortion, and other civil rights as well.

Podcast Glenn Loury

Professor Loury is a courageous thought leader who transcends left and right. In this podcast, Glenn and Steve discuss developmental politics and the work of the Institute for Cultural Evolution think tank.

The Developmentalist
Political Magazine

The Developmentalist website features articles, opinion pieces, podcasts, and more applying our perspective to the issues of the day.

Our Developmental
Approach to Politics


Our developmental political philosophy: from simple to complex.

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Worldview Questionnaire

Worldview Questionnaire

An entertaining quiz to learn about America’s competing worldviews.


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The Institute for Cultural Evolution is pleased to announce the launch of The Developmental Politics Project, our new subsidiary nonprofit organization. The Developmental Politics Project will apply the insights of integral philosophy to help heal the torn social fabric of American culture, and serve as a platform for the work of Steve McIntosh.

Developmental Politics

How America can Grow into
a Better Version of Itself

Developmental Politics

By Steve McIntosh
Political Philosophy Book

Developmental Politics
Audiobook by Steve McIntosh

Steve McIntosh’s Book Developmental Politics-How America Can Grow Into a Better Version of Itself is now available as an audiobook.

Videos & Podcasts

Featured podcasts include: Thinking Ahead, and The Daily Evolver. Videos include our Developmental Politics course, and more.

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