Intro to Systems Alchemy Blog

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Systems Alchemy is the aspect of Global Alchemy that is concerned with the systems and structure that shape human interaction with each other and the environment both individually and collectively as communities, businesses, nations and the whole of human civilization on Gaia. This includes but is not limited to business, education, community, social outreach, jurisprudence/law, government, industry, technology, utilities, science, religion, entertainment, parenting, medicine/health care, activism, agriculture, “The Arts”, construction, design, architecture, think tanks, economics, and social culture.

On the Visionary Heart Alchemy Blog I said one of the main ‘objects’ that it is the goal of alchemy to transform is consciousness. This is true of Systems Alchemy as well as Personal Alchemy. This on some level refers to consciousness of the humans that make up or participate in the system and I will come back to that in a moment. However systems have the equivalent of consciousness…(read more)

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When No Dogma becomes A Dogma: more on the Two Truths

This is posted on the Visionary Heart Alchemy Blog

It is a fairly common occurrence to see people become dogmatic about having no dogma, being against dogma or being nondogmatic. Often this is accompanied by judgments about those they perceive as having dogmas or the dogmas they think they hold. They have intolerance for dogma. These are common signs that having no dogma, or being against dogma, has become a dogmatic fixation and are indication of lack of correct understanding of the Principles of Two Truths.

Part of this error is usually the mistaking “dogma” as meaning the belief, tenants and/or postulates someone holds as functional truths rather then the dogmatic fixation on those functional truths. It is an understandable mistake…(read more)

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The Continuum of Truth – a Paradox of the Two Truths

Posted on Visionary Heart Alchemy Blog

Part of the paradox of the Two Truths is that the presence of Absolute Truth does create an absolute reference point for relative truths even though Absolute Truth is itself without any reference points. The absolute absolutists are partly correct that all reference point of relative truth become false in the context of referenceless Absolute Truth. However the dynamic of the Two Truths is reflected into the domain of relative truth and this creates… (read more)

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