COLLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS AND GROUP THEORY
Theoretical and practical issues related to the collective and its development. My previous contributions as a group theorist and depth group consultant is detailed in the Group Relations Reader I and II and in the last chapters of Up From Scapegoating.
- Transmuting Suffering. A Leadership and Advising Perspective by Arthur Colman and Éliane Ubalijoro.
- Collective Consciousness and the Psychology of Human Interconnectedness. Written together with Pilar Montero for a special issue of the the journal Group this article represents our latest thinking and work in a developing new paradigm which links spirituality, ecology, and human affairs and organization.
- An interview for the Organizational Development Journal describing consultation technique from the perspective of organizational development theory and practice.
- Interviews related to consultation and presentations in Brazil and South Africa in which the subject was scapegoating and collective consciousness.
- The Ramp and the Pit from the beautifully illustrated book Centered on the Edge (available from Fetzer Institute) describes the concept of ecstatic darkness and how its exploration might further collective change.
- The Dark Estatic and Collective Wisdom. Growing out of The Ramp and the Pit, this article defines the concept of the dark ecstatic and discusses its critical role in the development of individual and collective consciousness.
- Art’s group was an attempt to develop an instrument for increasing collective consciousness in a 200 member professional society. It met once a month for 8 years. Several similar experiments in a variety of different organizations were inspired by its success.