Author Archives: brodoland

Apologies to the Integral Postmetaphysical Spirituality Forum

Recently I signed up an account on the Integral Postmetaphysical Spirituality Forum, which I had previously characterized as a “confirmation bias eco-chamber” with regard to the thread there on Integral Anti-Capitalism, due to the former inability to create an account. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Truly Integral Economic and Political Framework and Overcoming Bias: a response to Joe Corbett, Edward Berge, Keith McCaughin and others.

After extended hiatus I am returning to the blogosphere to respond to the current developing conversation on integral political and economic theory which I fear may be developing in a dangerous direction (as I predicted in my earlier essays on … Continue reading

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The Peaceful Path to an Integral Society

“Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.” –Mahatma Ghandi, Satyagraha Leaflet No. 13 How do we get from where we are right now as a species, to a global society centered on the Integral … Continue reading

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Where has Brodoland been?!?!

Hey all. It has been a pretty wild winter. We moved into the House back in the first week of September. Once we had moved in I have had little time for blogging. Also a funny thing happened. Once I … Continue reading

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Playing in the Mud

This last week or so I have been “cobbing” the stoves. This involves recycling the clay from demoed walls and roof, wetting it, and mixing it with sand and straw. All of the material was from the house or the … Continue reading

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Home Improvements

I haven’t posted much on the house lately so here is a short update of the things I’ve been working on: I’ve finished raising the floors where I am going to keep the floors wood (rather than tatami). In the … Continue reading

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The Singularity is Near

Que horror movie sound track. So this may sound really strange for a guy who is doing the whole countryside living, back to the land thing, but I do in fact believe that a technological singularity is near (as in … Continue reading

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