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Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.
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Kingsley Dennis, PhD, is a sociologist, researcher, and writer. He is the co-author, with Ervin Laszlo, of Dawn of the Akashic Age: New Consciousness, Quantum Resonance, and the Future of the World (2013). He is the author of New Revolutions for a Small Planet: How the Global Shift in Humanity and Nature Will Transform Our Minds and Lives; New Consciousness for a New World (2011); as well as The Struggle for Your Mind: Conscious Evolution & The Battle to Control How We Think (2012). He is also the co-editor of The New Science & Spirituality Reader (2012). Kingsley also co-authored After the Car ( 2009).

Kingsley worked in the Sociology Dept. at Lancaster University, UK, and is now a visiting fellow at the Centre for Mobilities Research (CeMoRe) at Lancaster Uni. He is co-founder of WorldShift International.

Kingsley is the author of numerous articles on complexity theory, social technologies, new media communications, and conscious evolution. As well as academic training Kingsley has also lived and worked for many years overseas, including five years in Turkey. He currently lives in Andalusia and continues to research, write, travel, and grow his own vegetables.

He can be contacted at his personal website.

Entries by Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

The Living Work: Reconnecting With the Feminine Energy

(0) Comments | Posted October 25, 2013 | 4:35 AM

It's coming around again, as such cycles always do. For a number of years I have been talking (amongst other people) about the new consciousness emerging -- or rather unfolding -- over these years. However, the focus so far has been largely upon the consequences of this new "energy consciousness,"...

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Recalibration: A Time for Well-Being

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2013 | 7:07 PM

We are no longer in the "waiting room" period, wondering when things are going to start changing. Every part of our lives is already in flux and always has been. It is erroneous to think of human life as being static -- it never has been. Life often appears more...

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A Time for Re-Calibration

(1) Comments | Posted May 1, 2013 | 2:08 PM

"It is no longer the time to be better, it is the time to be otherwise." -- Satprem

For thousands of years humanity has been conquerors. We never thought about opening our borders to entire nations, sharing resources, and grouping together as larger bodies of nations. We built fortresses, great...

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Stepping Away: The Art of Self-Detachment

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2013 | 1:12 PM

In a previous blog post I discussed how we could develop our self-vigilance and become more mindful of our external impacts -- and those niggling moments of negativity. In this final blog on the theme of "breaking the spell," I wish to discuss the simple technique...

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Being Vigilant: Waking Up From Our Self-Slumber

(4) Comments | Posted February 21, 2013 | 10:14 AM

To "break the spell" of our many layers of social conditioning is not as difficult as it sounds. The first step is one of awareness, that is, to acknowledge within ourselves that our personas are part social-construct put together from a whole range of external impacts that we...

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Revitalizing Our Creative Energies

(2) Comments | Posted February 6, 2013 | 10:09 AM

To break the spell of our multilayered social conditioning requires that a whole new system of perception is brought into being. It calls for mental, emotional, and energetic reserves of concentration that can replace a person's old conditioning with terms of reference that are more positive and useful. Revitalizing these...

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Breaking the Spell: Dealing With a Distracting Reality

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2013 | 5:44 AM

For many people modern life can be said to have become an unbalanced distraction; or rather, the reality of our daily lives is a constant "attention distracter." We suffer not from an attention deficit but from "attention overload." This often then results in endless instances of misplaced attention. Too many...

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Welcome to 2013: The Future Is Going to Last a Long Time

(0) Comments | Posted January 4, 2013 | 4:32 AM

Sincerity -- with others and with oneself -- is one of the few tools we have for gaining our personal freedom.

The value of sincerity is of great importance, now more than ever, as we are surrounded by tales, stories, and gossip, selling us such things as immediate ascension, new...

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Crisis Is a State of Mind and a State of Place

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2012 | 6:49 AM

For many of us, 2012 has felt like it's been a continued test of endurance as aspects of our lives undergo change and challenge. Ever since the financial markets crashed in September 2008, the globalized world of international media has been telling us that we are all in crisis. The...

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Adapting to a World in Revolution

(1) Comments | Posted November 8, 2012 | 3:26 AM

Human life upon this planet, it seems, is about to undergo a period of transition that will test our capacity to re-adapt and re-emerge on an unprecedented scale. Perhaps it is time to ask ourselves -- what type of "revolutions" are we set to face on this "small planet" of...

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We Are the 'New Normal' -- Not the 'New Age'

(0) Comments | Posted September 27, 2012 | 6:43 AM

There is an old folktale that tells of the wise fool who arrives at the door of the king's castle asking for entry. He is immediately told by the guard that the king's decree is for anyone who tells a lie to be hanged. Then, upon asking for his destination,...

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Holding It All Together: Integrity and Our Sense of Self

(1) Comments | Posted August 29, 2012 | 11:51 AM

If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you...
... Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it
(Rudyard Kipling -- "If")

The above lines -- taken from Rudyard Kipling's poem "If" -- serve to remind us...

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For All We'll Ever Need: The Law of Energetic Exchange

(3) Comments | Posted August 21, 2012 | 3:25 PM

Nearly every person on the planet today subscribes to the belief that their needs will only be met if they endlessly participate in the present economic system. This economic system requires us to value our efforts against all others' efforts and has collectively resulted in the greatest devaluation of all...

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Interiorizing the World -- Moving Toward Unity Consciousness

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2012 | 11:39 AM

There is a famous story that tells of a great emperor who once called the greatest artists of his time together to create the ultimate throne room. He prepared two rooms, divided by a curtain. On one side sat the greatest artisans of China while on the other sat the...

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The New Monastic Individuals

(0) Comments | Posted June 20, 2012 | 10:13 AM

The world is awash with grand announcements of spiritual rebirth, armageddon scenarios, and self-help commercialism that are forming a global skin that circumscribes our entire mental world. Political theorist Benjamin Barber has noted that the commercialism behind the global takeover of the mental sphere amounts to a kind...

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Changing the Game Play: Time to Feel Empowered

(0) Comments | Posted June 7, 2012 | 5:18 PM

"If you never change your mind, why have one?" -- Edward de Bono

There is a story that is told about a wandering stranger who once stopped a king in the street. Furious, the king shouted, "How dare you, a man of little worth, interrupt the progress of your sovereign?"...

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Clipped and Trimmed: The Conformity of Human Perceptions

(0) Comments | Posted May 10, 2012 | 5:14 PM

There is a famous 13th-century Persian poem that tells the story of an old woman whom upon encountering an eagle on her windowsill captures it, for she has never seen an eagle before. The old woman looks at the strange bird and finally says "What a funny-looking pigeon!" She then...

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Grabbing Hold of Reality: Engaging Energetically With Our Lives

(6) Comments | Posted April 13, 2012 | 1:24 PM

These days many of us feel as if we are drowning in information. Is our world not awash in a new fabric of communications, most of it digital? Google Chairman Eric Schmidt famously said by 2010-11 the human race was generating as much information every two days than...

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The Way Ahead: Changing Our Internal Narratives

(36) Comments | Posted March 29, 2012 | 7:20 AM

In a recent essay -- "2012-2020: Where Mythologies Clash" -- I wrote of how the decade ahead will be a testing time as it marks the peak clash between two mythologies. Or, rather, two defining eras. I wrote of how the "old" system, which is still incumbent, reflects...

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2012-2020: Where Mythologies Clash

(0) Comments | Posted March 7, 2012 | 12:07 PM

The decade ahead will be a testing time as it marks the peak clash between two mythologies -- or rather, two defining eras. The outgoing mythological era is the one which has largely defined the recent century and a half of unprecedented growth and technological advancement and discovery. The model...

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