Category Archives: Basic Premises

More about Active vs. Passive

What do we mean by Active? A misconception I hear about the Active Feminine – that a female athlete would represent her – tells me we need to amplify this concept. ‘Active’ in the context of the Sacred Feminine is not about how much one moves one’s body, or how actively we pursue the goals of… Continue Reading

Male Priviledge Checklist

This list is based on Peggy McIntosh’s article on white privilege. These dynamics are but a few examples of the privilege which male people have. On a daily basis as a male person… 1. My odds of being hired for a job, when competing against female applicants, are probably skewed in my favor. The more… Continue Reading

The Uses of the Erotic – An Essay by Audre Lorde

 From the website: Meta History  The Uses of the Erotic, by Audre Lorde (Extracted from Cool Beans) There are many kinds of power, used and unused, acknowledged or otherwise. The erotic is a resource within each of us that lies in a deeply female and spiritual plane, firmly rooted in the power of our unexpressed or… Continue Reading

Presencing and Theory U

Leading from the Future as it Emerges Theory U is a change management method targeting leadership as a process of inner knowing and social innovation. It has been a valuable tool in organization development and social development. Developed in Europe in the 60’s, it has been elaborated upon by C. Otto Scharmer, in collaboration between… Continue Reading

"For a woman to explore and express the fullness of her sexuality, her emotional and intellectual capacities, would entail who knows what risks and who knows what truly revolutionary alteration of the social conditions that demean and constrain her."

-Louise J. Kaplan - Female Perversions