I started reading the work-in-progress online Excerpts from Wilberâ€™s forthcoming "Kosmic Karma and Creativity" and found the gems quoted below. They are followed by my burning questions.
â€œ[T]he technological revolution can speed through the social system extremely quickly--leaving the old cultural worldview completely out of sync with the new realities. To change that cultural worldview requires, of course, a difficult subjective transformation of consciousness in order to tetra-mesh with the new social realities of increased depth.â€
â€œ[T]hat modest 2% of the population that is now integral might soon swell to 5%, 10%, or more. I believe that, as with any evolutionary unfolding, we will especially start to see evidence of this increasingly integral consciousness at the growing tip, or at the leading edge, or in the avantgarde (by whatever appellation)--in academia, the arts, social movements, spirituality, thought leaders.â€
â€œOnce individuals download and install [an Integral Operating System] IOS in their own worldview, they begin more conscientiously attempting to include all views, all approaches, all potentials in their own sweep of the Kosmos. IOS initiates a self-correcting, self-organizing outreach to all aspects of the universe previously marginalized by worldviews that were too narrow, too shallow, too self-enclosing to serve as more transparent vehicles of Kosmic consciousness.â€
The power and clarity of those provocative ideas triggered some new insights and questions:
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