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University of Earth

Meta-organization for post-crisis action


Code: KALAHANSA/OVSEG5 / Cycle: 14.8 | Comprehension exercise (Level 5) 
Participant group: Kalahansa 


PART I: BACKGROUND (60k)

  • Intent
  • Developmental phases: an outline 
  • Inspiration 
  • Organizational structures and processes
  • Image and symbol management
  • Participation and selection
  • Feature:
    • Orders of comprehension 
    • Vigilance and shadow sensitivity
    • Self-reflexiveness

PART II: CURRENT OPERATIONS  (20k)

  • Finances and budgeting
  • Information and publications
  • Work programme
  • Societal impact 

PART III: SELF MONITORING AND SELF PRESENTATION  

  • Structural dimensions: active, emergent, dormant
  • Metaphor ecology
  • Coalition ecology
  • Factional conflict review
  • Personality and group complementarity review
  • Productivity and integrity enhancement review
  • Protective measures

PART IV: FUTURE STRATEGIES 

PART V: GRAPHICS, MAPS AND PATHWAYS 

SUPPLEMENTARY DOCUMENTS 

  • Annex 1. Context: historical and contemporary (14k)
  • Annex 2. Participants (direct and indirect) 
  • Annex 3. Group and institutional involvement (direct and indirect) 
  • Annex 4. Documents traced (post 1970)
  • Annex 5. Research initiative summaries (and index) (134k)
  • Annex 6. Data bases, networks and access 
  • Annex 7. Social and community initiatives
  • Annex 8. Physical locations and interfaces
  • Annex 9. Consolidated financial statements 
See also subsequent documents relating to a 'University of Earth'
[including website]

Proposal for the creation of a University of Earth, as prepared for the Spirit of the Land Foundation.

Sustaining a Pattern of Alternative Community Initiatives: based on their differences from the conventional economic rationale (1998)

University of Earth: Questing for a more comprehensive dream (1999)