Awareness

To live an imaginative life

by Cam Danielson. To live an imaginative life doesn’t mean a life of fantasy, in ignorance of the suffering of human existence.  Rather it takes that very suffering as a

Reflections from In Claritas

by Anne Stadler. What is sacred?  Harry prompted us to ask that question daily with different partners.  Now I ask that of my Self daily and live an answer moment

A Fundamental Shift

By Herman Wijffels. Humanity today experiences a fundamental evolutionary shift. The current crisis results from the success and growth acquired through the industrial period. Introspection will help us resolve this crisis

Inner Transformation for Good Governance

Here you can download and read an article by Arun Wakhlu, Inner transformation for good governance.

In defence of the liberal arts: Judah Pollack at TEDxWhitehorse

Judah Pollack: “I owe a thank you to Karin Jironet and Harry Starren for giving me the space to embrace the power of some things that had been inside me

The End is Very Close to the Beginning

By Peter Brown. My reading of Vedanta helps me understand death as part of a natural, cyclical journey and not the end. Nature is cyclical, and the end is very

Reflections on Winter Retreat

by Dr. Pam Fuhrmann. Presence All time is now. We are invited to experience and perceive through the senses how we participate in creating an experience, a reality – be

Heroless

By Suzanne Hoeben. Adriaan Schout’s opening slides of euro banknotes – decorated as they are with anodyne bridges and architectural features – highlighted the fact that the notes are bereft

What we learned in Denver – Reflections for the Future

By Anton G. Camarota. For me, the In Claritas process is about creating a space of emergence in the gap between reality and possibility. The group energy that we generate

Faustin Linyekula, a dancer from the Republic of Congo

  My Only True Country is My Body by David Van Reybrouck. 1. Clad in a sheet of newspaper, this is how I first saw him dance. I was watching

A story of Radiant Networking

By Anne Stadler. Originally published on Collecitve Wisdom Initiative. (excerpt) Co-creative collective consciousness emerges through Divine guidance. Anyone who has experienced intuition, an accurate hunch, a gut feeling, has been

Chief Phil Lane Jr. about In Claritas

“I am very pleased to find the Jungian connections to In Claritas. My late Uncle Vine Deloria Jr. wrote the book CG Jung and Sioux Traditions that was published after

A Depth Psychology Lens to Shared Value

By Pam Fuhrmann. Discussions during the recent In Claritas retreat resurfaced a key thought and application for furthering my research: the relationship of personal development to the concept of “shared

Idling in the city: A time of being

By Anton G. Camarota. Last year, after more than five years of intensive effort, I received my doctoral degree. This was the most difficult and challenging task I have undertaken.

Some Thoughts on Inclaritas

Dear All, In Claritas is seeking to find out what he future of governance might be like. As such, we are inherently drawn to the same principles – transformation, awareness

Coming out of the anaesthetic

(Coming in to plenitude of being in the plenary world). Recommended by Nick Ross, article by John Moriarty. Talking with her recently, my niece Amanda reminded me that humanity has in

A leader should be a gardener

By Dr. Sybille C. Fritsch-Oppermann. The In Claritas Spring retreat inspired me to work on the metaphor of a garden. A garden can represent the cosmos and how each and

REFLECTIONS ON THE STRENGTH OF THE SUBTLE APPROACH

By Skye Burn It seems what is happening works “out of an engine that operates along principles” familiar to artists and Jungian psychologists. We have just never seen it happen

NORA BATESON’S VISIT

Nora Bateson, the daughter of Gregory Bateson, and the author of ‘An Ecology of Mind’, will be attending the spring retreat in Driebergen 5-6 May 2012. Read more about Nora

AN ECOLOGY OF MIND: A PORTRAIT OF GREGORY BATESON

An Ecology of Mind is a film portrait of Gregory Bateson, celebrated anthropologist, philosopher, author, naturalist, systems theorist, and filmmaker, produced and directed by his daughter, Nora Bateson. Nora Bateson’s

The Formless Void as Organizational Template

Harle, T., The Formless Void as Organizational Template. Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion. 9(1), pp1-3-121. Abstract. This article examines the first creation story in the Book of Genesis from

THE CONFERENCE OF THE BIRDS

by Shervin Nekuee Come you lost Atoms to your Centre draw, And be the Eternal Mirror that you saw: Rays that have wander’d into Darkness wide Return and back into

BIRD FLOCKS AND GOVERNANCE

by Tim Harle Dear all, First of all, a huge Thank You to you all for such a stimulating time last week. A special Thank You to Harry, Karin, Cheri

SOLITUDE AND LEADERSHIP – if you want others to follow, learn to be alone with your thoughts

By William Deresiewitz The lecture below was delivered to the plebe class at the United States Military Academy at West Point in October 2009. My title must seem like a

WHAT IS DEBT? – An interview with Economic Anthropologist David Graeber

David Graeber currently holds the position of Reader in Social Anthropology at Goldsmiths University London. Prior to this he was an associate professor of anthropology at Yale University. He is

THE POETRY SLOW DOWN

by Dr. Barbara Mossberg, Produced by Sara Hughes A FLASH MOBBERY OF NOBODY SNOBBERY! Bring Forth the Nobody and Send In the Clowns: The Wild Spirit of Emily Dickinson’s Creativity and

HISTORY OF ALCHEMY

The Alchemists To most of us, the word “alchemy” calls up the picture of a medieval and slightly sinister laboratory in which an aged, black-robed wizard broods over the crucibles

IMAGINING FUTURE GOVERNANCE

By Karin Jironet On 11-12 January 2012 a group of artists, academics and business leaders join in an experimental session to explore what, from their different perspectives, may be informing