Module 1: Encountering the Universe

Introduction to the New Cosmology

 

After completing this module participants will be able to:

    • Summarize and explain the broad outlines of the science-based Cosmic, Earth, and human stories.
    • See the universe as a single creative self organizing process from which everything is derived.
    • Recognize Deeptime principles and governing themes at work in personal, cultural, and global situations
    • Apply adaptive leadership principles and techniques to work with both resonance and dissonance in relationships
    • Compare and contrast functional and dysfunctional cosmologies, and their impacts on leadership, ecology and DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion) issues, as understood by Thomas Berry and Brian Swimme
    • Understand that cosmology, ecology and social justice are inseparable expressions of a functional cosmology
    • Articulate the difference and complementarity between lineages exploring a grand narrative of the universe — New Story, Big History, Montessori, Gaia Systems Theory

 

Module 2: Expressing the Universe

Applying the New Cosmology

 

After completing this module participants will be able to:

    • Identify several areas of contemporary culture where Deeptime principles are being applied
    • Recognize the benefits, importance, and application of Deeptime principles to social justice, environmental action, human rights, and other diversity, equity, and inclusivity issues.
    • Describe ways to implement Deeptime thinking and principles for personal and collective decision making
    • Explain the significance of an “Old Story” vs. “New Story” as articulated by Thomas Berry and apply to leadership.
    • Understand differences between extraction vs. reciprocity, cultural and economic models.
    • Apply the principles of the Earth Charter to social justice, environmental action, human rights, and other diversity, equity, and inclusivity issues – because it creates a sustainable system.   XXX

 

Module 3: Embodying the Universe

Deeptime Leadership Practicum

 

After completing this module participants will be able to:

    • Demonstrate Deeptime principles in a variety of real-life situations and contexts
    • Skillfully navigate complex, chaotic, and unpredictable situations from a grounded place of broad perspective and natural capacity.
    • Recognize and apply adaptive, indigenous, and other innovative holistic leadership approaches to a variety of situations.
    • Apply principles of innovative decision-making using deeptime principles, conflict navigation, and emergent dialogue in life situations
    • Embody deeptime principles through an emergent personally relevant action project the leads to the Ecozoic and DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion)
    • Earth Charter   XXXXX