Remaking the planet through conversation

An excerpt from the introduction to the forthcoming book Remaking the Planet Through Conversation by Carl H. Flygt Introduction In this book we want to suggest in a pragmatic and plausibility-seeking way that humanity is in a position to alter the fundamental nature of the planet it lives on in the direction of something cosmic, mystical…

The recovery of ritual power

An excerpt from chapter 1 of the forthcoming book Remaking the Planet Through Conversation by Carl H. Flygt The Recovery of Ritual Power: Goethean Conversation and the Jewish Mystical Tradition Jewish Mysticism The Jewish tradition is built around scripture of a very special sort. It is a scripture taken to be the inspired and holy word of…

The Art of Goethean Conversation

An excerpt from Group Moral Artistry II by Marjorie Spock Conversing, as Goethe conceived it, is the art of arts. The very place in his works where the subject finds mention lets us glimpse its singular rank in his esteem. This is in a key scene of his fairy tale, The Green Snake and the…

Reflections on Community Building

An excerpt from Group Moral Artistry I by Marjorie Spock Blood Stained Planet Almost from the start, the earth has been a heart-sore, guilt-ridden, blood-stained planet. And though time and evolution have wrought great changes for the better in most aspects of man’s living on the earth, his inhumanity to man has not abated, but continues…

A new theory of language

The whole of the human potential, which is an objective and unambiguous spiritual capacity, is sociologically destined to be developed, refined and fixed by the correct use of language in certain formally defined circumstances

The reality of idealism

Presumably, on Kant’s program, if our rationality were to change in the right way, the world itself would come to have different properties. I believe this is a testable proposition.

Language for the meta-university

The conversational model I am proposing here, which is a model for a rigorous science of free, clairvoyant and socially adjusted individuals, can serve as the basis for the language spoken in this meta-university.

How to do conversation research

by Carl H. Flygt I believe conversation research is a real and actual possibility. By conversation research I mean a theoretical framework enabling empirical questions about subconscious responses, self-conscious judgments, semantic references and inferences, political and sociological consensus, biological fields and even, and most importantly, mystical insight in conversation. I believe such questions and the…