Don Beck, PhD

Don is a member of the American Psychological Association, the International Paleopsychology Project, and Ken Wilber's Integral Institute. He is coauthor of Spiral Dynamics: Mastering Values, Leadership and Change and The Crucible: Forging South Africa's Future. He specializes on the practical application of knowledge about human consciousness in dealing with have/have not gaps, delicate racial divides, new models of community development and geopolitical transformations, and educational innovations.

He is presently working on a project to map the planetary migration of biological DNA genetic scripts and cultural meme codes over the seventeen natural habitats.

Tuesday, April 25
Codes of Culture, Global Maps, and Human Emergence: Meshing Science, Consciousness and Common Sense.
Don Beck-
Ballroom 2::00pm to 3:30pm, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

This media rich and provocative program shifts the focus from "Be the Change we want to see in the world" to "Do the change the world needs done" which, apparently, was Gandhi's true intent. Codes of Culture will weave together the knowledge and action steps essential to facilitate the continual emergence of six billion humans as we migrate through different steps, stages, and waves of existence. It will focus specifically on the life conditions and value system codes that disrupt and block the natural flow, creating the cesspools of poverty, violence, terrorism, and species-threatening behaviors. Such a perspective reflects the seminal thinking of Professor Clare W. Graves and three decades of theory construction and practical applications. These range from South Africa to the Middle East, and from First World developmental peaks and affluent life qualities to struggles within "have not" populations in quest for justice, prosperity, and a decent standard of living.

Everything, today, is both local and global, secular and sacred, interior and external, bottom-up and top-down, and spiritual and materialistic. All of us can run but we can no longer hide. The bell now tolls for every inhabitant. Finally, Codes of Culture proclaims the dawning of and sketches in the parameters of the Integral Age, as the essential sequel to pre-modern, modern, and post-modern worldviews.

Who will be interested?

1. Those who are weary of fragmented, narrow, and provincial thinking and are seeking for a bold synthesis of everything to guide us in making decisions about anything as we integrate macro, meso, and micro efforts.
2. Those who truly want to "walk the talk" by learning what specifically needs to be done now, and by whom, to close the developmental gaps and heal our wounded world.
3. Those who are interested in actual case-studies and specific applications in health care, education, geopolitics, religion-spirituality, governance, community health and well being, along with sustainable and resilience initiatives.

CEUs Available Through:

This conference is approved for CEUs through the National Board of Certified Counselors.

We can also issue you a Certificate of Attendance for submitting to other Boards.

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