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 teaches insight practices for individuals who are developing meta-cognitive skills, and hosts collective insight retreats for groups interested in breaking away from limiting patterns of thought. She teaches a masters course in consciousness studies and transpersonal psychology at the Graduate Institute. Find out more here.
Jonathan Rowson is a writer, philosopher and chess Grandmaster who was British Chess Champion from 2004-2006. He holds degrees from Oxford, Bristol, and Harvard, was the former director of the Social Brain Center at the RSA, and an Open Society Fellow. He is co-founder and director of Perspectiva, a research institute that examines the relationships between complex global challenges and the inner lives of human beings. His latest book is The Moves that Matter: A Chess Grandmaster on the Game of Life. Find out more here.
Andrew Sweeny is a teacher at the ‘grandes écoles’ in France. He is a journalist, media expert, editor/copywriter, and polyvalent with 20 years of teaching experience. He publishes articles for cutting edge cultural magazines like Emerge, Parallax and Rebel Wisdom. Podcaster, YouTuber, and popular blogger. Specialising in all areas of language and communication, advanced writing skills, web design experience, professional musician. Find out more here.
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