The Institute for Cultural Evolution will be participating in the Integral European Conference 2021, which will again be held online due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.
ICE’s President, Steve McIntosh, will be giving a keynote highlighting the emerging Post-Progressive perspective that you won’t want to miss:
The Rise of Post-Progressive Politics
Politics in America have been broken for quite a while, and many Europeans are deeply concerned about the future of American democracy. The troubling hyperpolarization of American culture, however, can also be seen as a powerfully problematic life condition that can lead to further cultural evolution. In response to this challenge, the emerging “post-progressive” political perspective advocated by the Institute for Cultural Evolution offers a way forward. Because this new perspective is effectively positioned “outside and above” the continuum of Left and Right, it has the power to reconcile and harmonize competing worldviews, and thereby restore the minimum degree of social solidarity necessary for a functional democracy. While European polities may not be as polarized as America, the need to integrate competing worldviews is a challenge that European countries are increasingly facing. By using its central method of “cultural intelligence,” the post-progressive approach to politics can help evolve consciousness in both America and Europe by increasing the scope of what people can value.
Please consider joining us at the Integral European Conference 2021. The online nature of this year’s conference makes it possible for higher participation rates, and we would love to have supporters of the Institute for Cultural Evolution to be a part of the conversation.
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I'm giving a virtual keynote talk at this year’s Integral European Conference Online 2021. Please check out the conference event page: https://2021.online.integraleuropeanconference.com
More of this, please: Very smart people, representing the best of the Modern and Progressive worldviews, respectfully debating the nuances of a primary front in the culture war.
Most issues, like gun control, push directly against the values of one worldview or another, but it is interesting to find a stuck issue, like campaign finance reform, that is supported by all three major worldviews:
We’re now on week 7 of my 9-week course on Post-Progressive Politics. I’m pleased to say our 50 person group has gelled nicely—they’re asking tough questions and making great progress. It’s an honor to be with these fine folks every Wednesday night!
Wicked problems are so complex, they can’t be solved by the same level of thinking that created them. Regulating social media is a wicked problem that is begging for a post-progressive solution that can see & balance all the conflicting values involved.