Urge and urge and urge, Always the procreant urge of the world … — Walt Whitman
Think the world is going to hell? Tired of the same old left/right, good/bad, yes/no arguments? Want to throw your shoe at the shouting heads on cable news? Jeff Salzman offers a cure, an evolutionary and integral view of life that includes … well, everything. The whole process of evolution is accelerating exponentially: if all of known time is seen as a 24-hour day, life showed up in the last three hours, mammals in the last three minutes, and human beings in the last 1.5 seconds. The pyramids were built .07 seconds ago and “Hey Jude” was written .0007 seconds ago. Obviously something is going on here, and as Jeff will argue, it is a relentless upward emergence of goodness, truth and beauty. We can locate this evolutionary impulse, moment by moment, as it arises in our own hearts and minds. The fruit of this insight is a way of living that is larger, deeper, more flexible and wise. The integral worldview is the latest emerging stage in the on-going evolution of consciousness and human culture. As Jeff will demonstrate, it is marked by passionate engagement, basic friendliness and faith in the system. It just may accelerate your own personal evolution! Jeff Salzman is the founder of the Boulder Integral Center. He’s co-founder of CareerTrack, one of the world’s leading professional development companies. A long-time spiritual practitioner in many traditions, he has a Masters Degree in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism from Naropa University. Jeff spent the last few years as a co-founder and a lead teacher of Boulder Integral, now The Integral Center. These days he travels, teaches and comments about current events on Integral Life in The Daily Evolver. Find The Daily Evolver on Facebook and Twitter.
2013 IEA Global Conference
Denver, Colorado, USA