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Marc Gafni is a visionary thought leader, social artist, teacher and friend to many. He serves as president of The Center for Integral Wisdom. Marc is the author of ten books including the ground-breaking works Your Unique Self, Soul Prints, Mystery of Love and Radical Kabbalah. This column shares the evolutionary vision of the "democratization of enlightenment" and a "politics of outrageous love" -- the two principles that have the capacity to address, and directly respond to, the outrageous pain and outrageous beauty which are the very fabric of our daily lives and loves. Follow Marc at https://twitter.com/marcgafni.

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The Pull of a Higher Motive -- to Become Creative Engines

(2) Comments | Posted December 21, 2015 | 10:04 AM

As our culture has evolved, the basic survival needs of more and more people have been met. We begin to be able to identify more and more with the evolutionary or creative impulse that has itself been the engine that's given rise to culture.

As human beings are liberated...

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Awakening As the Leading Edge of the Cosmos

(0) Comments | Posted December 9, 2015 | 2:18 AM

As we evolve culturally from traditional to modern to postmodern, through Integral stages of consciousness and cognition, we begin to gain a capacity to see all of our human experience, and all of the experience that's happening in the world process around us, as being part of a Kosmic process...

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On Becoming

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2015 | 7:08 AM

If we are going to step into a process that's going somewhere (directionality, telos), we, in a sense, have to get going.

We need to 'get going' from the deepest level of our being and becoming. For most of us, our experience of consciousness is localized at a particular place,...

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The Telerotic Universe -- On Evolutionary Love, Part 6

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2015 | 10:35 PM

Continued from Part 5

Insight Three:

This law is also sometimes called the Law of Desire. The first dimension of this law is that reality is moving in a direction. Reality desires. Desire moves towards a desired result or object. Reality evolves = Reality desires.

The second dimension...

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Your Deepest Desire Is Evolution's Desire -- On Evolutionary Love, Part 5

(1) Comments | Posted November 2, 2015 | 12:46 AM

Continued from Part 4

An unedited first draft text from forthcoming book The Path and Practice of Outrageous Love by Marc Gafni and Kristina Kincaid

Step Three:
Outrageous Love is Evolutionary Eros, the Universal force of desire; it is allurement and transformation. To awaken as Outrageous Love...

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Love Is a Perception -- Evolutionary Love, Part 4

(0) Comments | Posted October 26, 2015 | 1:32 AM

Continued from Part 3

An unedited first draft text from forthcoming book The Path and Practice of Outrageous Love by Marc Gafni and Kristina Kincaid

Law Two: The Law of One Love: Outrageous Love is the One Love
Insight Two (Part 2 of 2)
Part...

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On Evolutionary Love, Part 3

(0) Comments | Posted October 20, 2015 | 10:23 AM

Continued from Part 2

An unedited first draft text from forthcoming book, The Path and Practice of Outrageous Love by Marc Gafni and Kristina Kincaid

Being is the underlying eternal ground of existence that lives beneath the flux and turbulence of reality. It may be imaged by the...

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On Evolutionary Love, Part 2

(0) Comments | Posted October 12, 2015 | 4:26 AM

Continued from Part 1

An unedited first draft text from forthcoming book, The Path and Practice of Outrageous Love by Marc Gafni and Kristina Kincaid

What is the difference between ordinary love and Outrageous Love?

Ordinary Love: At the level ego self you can only access ordinary love....

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On Evolutionary Love, Part 1

(0) Comments | Posted October 5, 2015 | 6:37 AM

An unedited first draft text from forthcoming book The Path and Practice of Outrageous Love by Marc Gafni and Kristina Kincaid

Ordinary love is a human sentiment. Outrageous love is not a mere sentiment, it is the very heart of existence itself. Outrageous love is not a purely personal human...

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Waking Up to a New Love Story

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2015 | 11:34 AM

We need a new story. A new cosmos story. A new waking up story. We need to know once again and beyond anything we ever knew that the universe is a love story. Not an ordinary love story, an Outrageous Love story. We live in a world of outrageous pain....

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