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 for the 3 DIMENSIONAL MODEL, of the mechanism which would

 underpin  my own concept of LET's CHANGE THE WORLD, that the

 father of the "Integral Theory of Consciousness" and AQUAL at its

 core, Ken Wilber, described during an interview about such a model,

 as "a bowl of spaghetti "

AQAL represents the core of Ken Wilber's work. AQAL stands for

"all quadrants all levels ", but equally connotes 'all lines ', 'all states '

and 'all types '. These are the five irreducible categories of Wilber's

model of manifest existence. In order for an account of the Kosmos

to be complete, Wilber believes that it must include each of these

five categories. For Wilber, only such an account can be accurately

called "integral". In the essay, "Excerpt C: The Ways We Are in This

Together", Wilber describes AQAL as "one suggested architecture

of the KOSMOS".

Having been introduced to the thoughts of Clare Graves, however,

it was presumably only natural, that I should be drawn to the work

of Don Beck and Christopher Cowan and the integral concept of

Spiral Dynamics and MeshWORKS.



[IT] was whilst studying 'A' level Art, Physics, Maths Pure & Applied ~ that I was first introduced at Grammar School to the concept of the psychology of visual perception, such that the subsequent Tufte Trilogy of Envisioning Information has become my guiding LIGHT, so to speak.

I have yet to purchase Tufte's latest book BEAUTIFUL EVIDENCE


I never had my own bedroom at home, until my soul-mate and I moved into our first house in High Wycombe, and even then I was sharing my bed of course, as well as our bedroom. It was as a teenager, however, living with my parents in Borehamwood, that my bed at night was a Scandinavian designed, convertible sofa-bed in the living area downstairs, over which my mother graciously allowed me to hang a 
few of my most treasured aircraft models, one of which had taken the shape of a Vickers Wellington WWII bomber. It was during the building of that model that I was first introduced to the geodesic method of construction and I suppose that's where the seed was sown for the creation of my very own 3 DIMENSIONAL MODEL.


[IT] was as a result of my art studies that I first became aware of Leonardo da Vinci's renaissance drawings of his Duodecacahedron  as well as his Vitruvian Man, which 'squared the circle' of, the conundrum that the Roman Architect Vitruvius had proposed one and a half millennia before, to solve the issue of the 'perfect proportion in architecture and the human body '; and [IT] was Buckminster Fuller's fascination with the concept of a tetrahedron being the perfect base model of a SYSTEM MODEL to CHANGE THE WORLD, which completed my understanding of the significance of Leonardo's Duodecahedron • that a 'flat-earth type switch' would be required to act as a catalyst of change • in the context of the fact that we need to come up with an entirely different system design of the world as ONE NATION.

The Designer's Saturday event provided that catalyst  for me in the form of 'the cube in the corner - missing cube white on black blind-spot phenomenon '; and I have, in concert with the mathematical interpretations of the two Leonardos [Fibonacci and da Vinci], since attempted to design an equitable, infinitiely expansive, triangular pyramid template of 20 souls [ten female (yin) and ten male (yang)] 
which would fit with Bucky's Dymaxion Map Projection.

"The Dymaxion tranformational projection system that produces the Sky Ocean World Map divides the sphere [our pale blue dot globe] into its maximum omnisymmetrical, twelve-vertexed, thirty-arc-edged subdivisions of TWENTY equi-central-angled arcs of 63 degrees 26 seconds and sixty surface angles of 72 degrees each, spherical triangles. With it, for the first time in history, humans can see their whole planet Earth's geography displayed on one flat surface without any visible distortion in shape or relative size of any of its data and without any breaks in its continental contour - that is, the whole world surface is viewable simultaneously as one-world island of unbroken contour in one-world ocean."

Buckminster Fuller  CRITICAL PATH

My own personal "100th Monkey" moment, coincided with a

September 1990 article of the MAC TIMES, which declared my

belief that ... 


The First 100 Piece Jigsaw was NOW IN PLACE 


... which, following the coming together of geodesic structures

encompassing ALL that IS NATURE, at the core of the idea for the

EDEN PROJECT; later prompted the *zaadz OPENING the DOOR 

model of perception, to the 'macro and micro' realisation that begs

us to ask the universal questions WHO AM I ? and WHY AM I HERE ?

 

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Comment by Michael Grove on August 23, 2015 at 7:11

provides the potentiality of the qualitative enhancement & advancement
of the EVOLUTIONARY PROCESS.

The future of that process, however, since the outset of HOMO SAPIENSSAPIENS
has been in the "hands" and MINDs of OUR species. A species which is driven
by the dual concepts of ...

benefit for the individual
 

and 

benefit for the collective.

Concepts which can so easily be diverted to the use of the power of knowledge ...

for GOOD or EVIL

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