What is the coronavirus telling us? In conversation with Bonnitta Roy and Jonathan Rowson

Jan 4th, 2021

A wide ranging conversation loosely based on Bonnitta Roy’s article ‘Corona: A tale of two systems’ on the Emerge website, which she calls a ‘holifesto’ or a holistic manifesto.

Jonathan Rowson queried the article, offered some possible criticism, and Bonnitta responded brilliantly. It was a wonderful conversation and a great pleasure to be in the presence of these great soulful intellects and systems thinkers’.

Reposted with permission from the Parallax channel, with thanks to Andrew Sweeny.



Bonnitta Roy is founder of Alderlore Insight Center, a 501 c(3) non-profit educational organisation focusing on secondary education and insight training for post-formal learners. She is the Professor in Residence for the MA in Consciousness Studies and Transpersonal Psychology at the Graduate Institute, and an Associate Editor of Integral Review. You can find Bonnitta on Twitter.

Jonathan Rowson is co-founder and Director of Perspectiva. He was previously Director of the Social Brain Centre at the RSA, and is an applied philosopher with degrees from Oxford, Harvard and Bristol Universities. In a former life he was a chess Grandmaster and British Champion. His book, The Moves that Matter – A Grandmaster on the Game of Life was published by Bloomsbury in 2019. You can find Jonathan on Twitter.

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