Living in Integral Cities: A conversation with Marilyn Hamilton

Dr. Marilyn Hamilton is one of the world’s most thoughtful commentators on the future of cities, and how they can become more “alive” expressing and serving the deep needs and aspirations of their inhabitants, living closer to nature. It is a timely conversation in an era of urban dystopia.

Conversation with Dr. Joseph Cambray on Emergence from Complexity

In this Evolutionary Conversation former Pacifica University President and CEO, Dr. Joseph Cambray, and Julian Gresser, explore the theory of emergence in helping communities like Santa Barbara foresee, manage, and then thrive when facing complex adaptive challenges. Joseph Cambray Synchronicity—Nature and Psyche in an Interconnected World (2012) Synchronicity and Emergence Altered States, Intelligences, and Oracles: Re-visioning […]

Revitalizing the Humanities
(Part II)

In Part II Professors James Engell and John Paul Russo joined the Evolutionary Conversation, enriching the inquiry. James Engell, Jean Paul Russo, Julian Gresser, Roger Malina, Ben Levi, and Bill Moulton The death of the Humanities is a collective loss for all humankind. The Humanities return us not only the glory and grandeur of the […]

Navigating the Age of Chaos – New Thinking Allowed Interview with Jeffrey Mishlove

Julian Gresser, MA, JD, has been an adviser to many companies and governments and has had an international law practice in Tokyo, Japan. He is also a practitioner of Zen Buddhism and qigong. He is the author of Environmental Law in Japan (1971), Partners in Prosperity: Strategic Industries for the U.S. and Japan (1985) Piloting […]

Revitalizing the Humanities

Revitalizing the Humanities: a Conversation with Roger Malina, Bill Moulton, and Julian Gresser I Painting and Music Attribution The School of Athens was painted by Raphael and is displayed in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican City Musical excerpts: Vivaldi Concerto Grosso D-minor L’Estro Armonico D. Buxtehude– Alles, was ihr tut, BuxWV 4 Mozart Symphony 41 in C-major K […]

We Can Have Peace in East Asia Through Regional Prosperity | Opinion

China and the U.S. are now hurtling by design or inadvertence into war, with no offramp or effective mechanism to prevent it. The present danger is acute for four reasons. The political and military leadership in both countries are framing the conflict as a struggle for world hegemony, with China seeking to shift the balance […]