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Saul, John Ralston

  • [2006]  The Collapse of Globalism and the Reinvention of the World. Atlantic Books, 2006
  • [2005]  The Collapse of Globalism and the Reinvention of the World. 2005
  • [2002]  The Doubter's Companion: a dictionary of aggressive common sense. Free Press, 2002
  • [1999]  The Unconscious Civilization. Free Press, 1999
  • [1995]  Unconscious Civilization. House of Anansi, 1995
  • [1995]  The Unconscious Civilization. House of Anansi Press, 1995
  • [1994]  The Doubter's Companion: a dictionary of aggressive common sense. Penguin, 1994
  • [1993]  Voltaire's Bastards: the dictatorship of reason in the West. Vintage, 1993
  • [1992]  Voltaire's Bastards: the dictatorship of reason in the West. Simon and Schuster, 1992

Kairos documents referencing any of the above



[2016]:  Global Incomprehension of Increasing Violence Matching incapacity to question the reason why [Refs]

[2016]:  Reversing the Anthem of Europe to Signal Distress Transcending crises of governance via reverse music and reverse speech? [Refs]

[2016]:  Disastrous Floods as Indicators of Systemic Risk Neglect Implications for authoritative response to future surprises [Refs]

[2016]:  Existential Challenge of Detecting Todays Big Lie Mysterious black hole conditioning global civilization? [Refs]

[2015]:  Enabling Fruitful Multiplication of Global Population Eliciting massive social consensus by unconstrained reframing of strategic priorities [Refs]

[2015]:  Issuance of Vatican Passports to Trans-Mediterranean Immigrants A Modest Proposal Worthy of the 21st Century? [Refs]

[2015]:  Collective Mea Culpa? You Must be Joking! Them is to blame, Not us ! [Refs]

[2015]:  Global Psychosocial Implication in the Pentagramma Mirificum Clues from spherical geometry to getting around and circumnavigating imaginatively [Refs]

[2015]:  Counteracting Extremes Enabling Normal Flying Insights for global governance from birds on the wing and the dodo [Refs]

[2015]:  Eliciting Insight from Covert Operations by US Understanding global governance otherwise in response to THEM [Refs]

[2014]:  Embodying a Hypercomplex of Unhygienic Nescience Questionable connectivity enabling apprehension of matters otherwise [Refs]

[2014]:  Systemic Reliance of World Religions on Human Sacrifice Covert use of fatal conflict to ensure vital resource management [Refs]

[2014]:  Resource Insights from Plus or Minus 12 People on a Liferaft Thought experiment to highlight global dilemmas in a comprehensible context [Refs]

[2014]:  Engendering Viable Global Futures through Hemispheric Integration A radical challenge to individual imagination [Refs]

[2014]:  Eradication as the Strategic Final Solution of the 21st Century? Indicative checklist of possible domains of application [Refs]

[2014]:  Correspondences between Traditional Constellations and Pattern Languages Requisite simplexity for sustainable comprehension of complexity [Refs]

[2014]:  Transcending an Asystemic View of Life Review of The Systems View of Life: a unifying vision [Refs]

[2013]:  "Big Brother" Crying "Wolf"? But them wolves are a-changin -- them's becomin werewolves ! [Refs]

[2013]:  Psychosocial Implication of Without Within Enjoying going solar for oneself [Refs]

[2013]:  Civilization as a Global Configuration of Silences Recognizing silence of a higher order [Refs]

[2013]:  Law and Order vs. Lore and Orders? Imagining otherwise the forceful engagement of singularity with plurality [Refs]

[2013]:  Playing the Great Game with Intelligence Authority versus the People [Refs]

[2013]:  Is There Never Enough? Religious doublespeak on population and poverty [Refs]

[2013]:  Vigorous Application of Derivative Thinking to Derivative Problems Transcending bewailing, hand-wringing and emotional blackmail [Refs]

[2013]:  Cyborgs, Legaborgs, Finaborgs, Mediborgs Meet the extraterrestrials - them is us [Refs]

[2012]:  12 Mindsets Ensuring Disappearance of Employment Opportunities Towards a systemic reframing of the job culture [Refs]

[2012]:  Unthought as Cognitive Foundation of Global Civilization Implications of God, debt, overpopulation, waste, negligence, encroachment and death? [Refs]

[2012]:  Swastika as Dynamic Pattern Underlying Psychosocial Power Processes Implicate order of Knight's move game-playing sustaining creativity, exploitation and impunity [Refs]

[2012]:  Scientific Gerrymandering of Boundaries of Overpopulation Debate Review of The Royal Society report -- People and the Planet [Refs]

[2012]:  Knowledge Processes Neglected by Science Insights from the crisis of science and belief [Refs]

[2011]:  Ungovernability of Sustainable Global Democracy? Towards engaging appropriately with time [Refs]

[2011]:  Reframing the Dynamics of Engaging with Otherness Triadic correspondences between Topology, Kama Sutra and I Ching [Refs]

[2011]:  Massive Elicitation of Psychosocial Energy Requisite technology for collective enlightenment [Refs]

[2011]:  Anticipating Future Strategic Triple Whammies In the light of earthquake-tsunami-nuclear misconceptions [Refs]

[2011]:  Reintegration of a Remaindered World Cognitive recycling of objects of systemic neglect [Refs]

[2011]:  Eliciting a 12-fold Pattern of Generic Operational Insights Recognition of memory constraints on collective strategic comprehension [Refs]

[2011]:  Topological Clues to a Memorable 12-fold Systemic Pattern [Refs]

[2011]:  Engendering a Psychopter through Biomimicry and Technomimicry Insights from the Process of Helicopter Development [Refs]

[2011]:  Mind Map of Global Civilizational Collapse Why Nothing is Happening in Response to Global Challenges [Refs]

[2011]:  Monkeying with Global Governance Emergent dynamics of three wise monkeys in a knowledge-based society [Refs]

[2011]:  ¿ Higher Education ∞ Meta-education ? Transforming cognitive enabling processes increasingly unfit for purpose [Refs]

[2011]:  Pre-Judging an Institution's Implicit Strategy by the Director's Private Behaviour Remarkable parallels in the case of the IMF and Dominique Strauss-Kahn [Refs]

[2011]:  Iconic Extrajudicial Execution of Jesus through Osama by US? Whither a cyclopean global Pax Americana lacking depth perception? [Refs]

[2011]:  Gruesome but Necessary: Global governance in the 21st Century? Extreme normality as indicator of systemic negligence [Refs]

[2011]:  Mapping Paralysis and Tokenism in the Face of Potential Global Disaster Why nobody is about to do anything effective and what one might do about it [Refs]

[2011]:  Humanitarian Disaster or Act of God -- Dangerous Implication in Practice? Responding systemically to the probable fate of millions [Refs]

[2011]:  Systemic Biomimicry of Dinosaurs by Multinational Corporations Clearing the Ground for Future Psychosocial Evolution [Refs]

[2011]:  Map of Systemic Interdependencies None Dares Name Challenge of global life and death [Refs]

[2011]:  Tomorrow, Who Will Govern the World?: Review Commentary on Jacques Attali's Demain, qui gouvernera le monde? [Refs]

[2011]:  Primary Global Reserve Currency: the Con? Cognitive implications of a prefix for sustainable confidelity [Refs]

[2011]:  En-joying the World through En-joying Oneself Eliciting the potential of globalization through cognitive radicalization [Refs]

[2011]:  Embodiment of Change: Comprehension, Traction and Impact? Discovering enabling questions for the future [Refs]

[2011]:  In-forming the Chalice as an Integrative Cognitive Dynamic Sustaining the Holy Grail of Global Governance [Refs]

[2011]:  Living as an Imaginal Bridge between Worlds Global implications of betwixt and between and liminality [Refs]

[2010]:  Interweaving Thematic Threads and Learning Pathways Noonautics, Magic carpets and Wizdomes [Refs]

[2010]:  Transcending One-eyed Global Modelling Perspectives Incorporating under-currents into global circulation of value [Refs]

[2010]:  Missing the New Renaissance? No Room at the In? [Refs]

[2010]:  Mapping the Global Underground Articulating Insightful Population Constraint Consideration (IPCC) [Refs]

[2010]:  Warp and Weft of Future Governance Ninefold interweaving of incommensurable threads of discourse [Refs]

[2010]:  Cognitive Implications of Lifestyle Diseases of Rich and Poor Transforming personal entanglement with the natural environment [Refs]

[2010]:  Engendering Invagination and Gastrulation of Globalization Reconstructive insights from the sciences and the humanities [Refs]

[2010]:  Designing Global Self-governance for the Future Patterns of dynamic integration of the netherworld [Refs]

[2009]:  Emerging Memetic Singularity in the Global Knowledge Society [Refs]

[2009]:  Cognitive Cycles Vital to Sustainable Self-Governance The Lord of the Rings as an emergent integrative dynamic [Refs]

[2009]:  Engaging with Globality: through cognitive lines, circlets, crowns or holes  [Refs]

[2009]:  Abuse of Faith in Governance: Mystery of the Unasked Question [Refs]

[2009]:  Existential Embodiment of Externalities Radical cognitive engagement with environmental categories and disciplines [Refs]

[2009]:  Facism as Superficial Intercultural Extremism Burkha, toplessness, sunglasses, beards, and flu masks [Refs]

[2009]:  Remedies to Global Crisis: "Allopathic" or "Homeopathic"? Metaphorical complementarity of conventional and alternative models [Refs]

[2008]:  Systemic Crises as Keys to Systemic Remedies: a metaphorical Rosetta Stone for future strategy? [Refs]

[2008]:  Systemic Crises as Keys to Systemic Remedies: a metaphorical Rosetta Stone for future strategy? [Refs]

[2008]:  Institutionalized Shunning of Overpopulation Challenge: incommunicability of fundamentally inconvenient truth [Refs]

[2008]:  Self-reflective Embodiment of Transdisciplinary Integration (SETI): the universal criteria of species maturity? The universal criterion of species maturity? [Refs]

[2008]:  Topology of Valuing: dynamics of collective engagement with polyhedral value configurations [Refs]

[2008]:  Embodying Values Dynamically through Alternation: Integrating sets of polarized static values through indicative metaphor [Refs]

[2008]:  Psychodynamics of Collective Engagement with Polyhedral Value Configurations [Refs]

[2008]:  An Inconvenient Truth about any Inconvenient Truth [Refs]

[2008]:  Geo-engineering Oversight Agency for Thermal Stabilization (GOATS) [Refs]

[2008]:  In Quest of Optimism Beyond the Edge: through avoidance of the answering process [Refs]

[2007]:  Root Irresponsibility for Major World Problems: the unexamined role of Abrahamic faiths in sustaining unrestrained population growth  [Refs]

[2007]:  Climbing Elven Stairways: DNA as a macroscopic metaphor of polarized psychodynamics  [Refs]

[2007]:  Archetypal Otherness -- "DNA vs. I Ching": Climbing Elven Stairways (Part B) [Refs]

[2006]:  Snoring of The Other: a politically relevant psycho-spiritual metaphor? [Refs]

[2003]:  Varieties of the Unsaid in sustaining psycho-social community [Refs]

[2003]:  Future Challenge of Faith-based Governance [Refs]