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Larry VictorPerson was signed in when posted
02:24 PM ET (US)
Regarding item 11
This issue of WORK, CREATING, & PLAY needs extensive explication and dialog beyond this comment section.

QUALIFICATION: When I call for radically increased relevant human activity, a great acceleration, I am calling for increased achievement and productivity, not a faster pace of life. Indeed, in most situations I expect the pace to calm, with greater play and enjoyment. What leads to the acceleration is continuing improvement of individual and team intelligence and competence and much greater efficiency of accomplished work due to enhanced collaboration/synergistic technologies (including methods for "training" users in use of these tools).

However, if a faster "pace of life" includes more "quality" time (work, play, meditation, exercise) and less "wasted" time (tv, jabbering online, escape) - then the "pace of life" may seem to greatly increase -- but not be a strain.
Edited 06-25-2009 02:26 PM
Larry VictorPerson was signed in when posted
05:00 AM ET (US)
Regarding item 11
When we look at it, we are astounded how very, very little work is actually devoted to human survival/thrival. Even our high tech material world involves only a few in other than boring routine labor.

In The Federation of Damanhur many thousand have worked for 30 some years to create what now exists. The forecasted timeline and future of the Damanhur movement is not clear. Do they expect a sudden very rapid acceleration in growth of both numbers and competencies?

In my view humankind must discover and implement a system of processes that by bootstrapping and utilizing scaffolding a major portion of the whole human population will be uplifted to a distribution of competencies beyond our contemporary best - and in less than two decades. THIS IS OUR CHALLENGE.

In my EaseMen model, this can be achieved, in part, by the creation of human cognitive enzymes - teams of persons that can seaf (support, enable, augment, facilitate) the changes (growth, adaptation, learning, development, evolution, emergence) of synergistic human activity (measured according to six criteria: relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sufficiency, enjoyability, elegance) towards NU (a world where what we do is based more on what we will become than on what we were).

I collapse this into a mantra:

reesee seaf galdee nu

SEAFing networks are as enzymes in that they greatly improve and accelerate ordinary human activity - by assisting in synergy and learning/development. Once we get in this groove, the dirt will really fly.

I am fully aware that this wild claim needs much more explication - and in the final evaluation, demonstration in practice. But, if this is what we need, should we not at least see if it isn't possible?
Larry VictorPerson was signed in when posted
04:41 AM ET (US)
Regarding item 12
/m4 I just devoted over two great hours exploring online this phenomenon - truly astounding. I had heard of the temple before.

I was unable to find TRILOGY OF THE INITIATE by Oberto Airaudi in any local library or online book store. It doesn't even seem available in the books from the Federation of Damanhur, itself. Is it out of print? Was it written in Italian? Please point me to access to the book. I see a number of other books related, even some by Falco.

This is truly an exemplar human creative effort. I feel very attracted to participate. However, as with the theme in WHAT'S MISSING, my efforts will be to WORK to create a process that will actively seek the missing and attempt to facilitate the gaps being filled. To this end, I can't join any existing movement.

I expect that many members of the Federation of Damanhur believe they are the center of what is emergent. I believe that there is no center, but many centers -- of which The Federation of Damanhur is very significant. What I hope to create, a Network of The Missing, will also not be the center - but only another network of human creating activity.
Lion Kimbro
12:15 PM ET (US)
Regarding item 16
Of all papers you have ever presented me with, this is the one that I most strongly and ardently agree with. We must dedicate strongly to the work of creating societies of transformation the world over, and put everything into this. Lion Kimbro - 206.427.2545.
Lion Kimbro
12:13 PM ET (US)
Regarding item 11
For further exposition of this, I cannot too strongly recommend: "The Trilogy of the Initiate," by Oberto Airaudi, of the Federation of Damanhur. The centrality of action and work and overcoming limits are fundamental themes of all three books.
Lion Kimbro
12:11 PM ET (US)
Regarding item 12
This passage matches "The Seven Scarlet Doors" (the final chapter in the Trilogy of the Initiate) by Oberto Airaudi, to the T. Further, I would point out -- the efficacy of this message is absolutely clear: One needs only glance at the Federation of Damanhur to know that it has worked.
Larry VictorPerson was signed in when posted
01:04 AM ET (US)
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The Four Other Essays Presented in Poster at the IONS 2009 Conference.




Edited 06-23-2009 01:16 AM
Larry VictorPerson was signed in when posted
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Larry VictorPerson was signed in when posted
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