ABOUT THE CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER SERIES

Meet amazing People who are involved and concerned with practices which can make the world a better place. They are sharing with you their story and their insights about how to grow ourselves, discover our life’s purpose and to become an agent for positive change. Our guests come from many fields. What ties them together is their broader view on reality, their ability to see problems from multiple perspectives and to search for solutions which are integrated and able to catalyse the necessary changes we need to survive and even thrive in the future.

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PSYCHOLOGY
SPIRITUALITY
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
LOVE AND RELATIONSHIPS
HEALTH AND HEALING
ART AND MUSIC
ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT
SOCIETY; POLITICS AND ECONOMY
INTEGRAL WORLDVIEW
LIFE IN THIS WORLD

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER – THE AFRICAN DIALOGUES
Loraine Laubscher – the crucial force behind Don Beck in the peaceful ending of Apartheid in South Africa
VIDEOPOST, published for October 9th 2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER – THE AFRICAN DIALOGUES
René de Beer, a close friend and collaborator of Rica Viljoen of Mandala Consulting loves her country, South Africa. Her dream is to keep the beauty of purple  alive, the qualities which people naturally have when they live in a close family bonding with a sense of belonging. She needs to move into the UK and will continue to work for the goal to hold dear and cherish the purple qualities in humans.
VIDEOPOST, published for October 23rd 2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER – THE AFRICAN DIALOGUES
Why I organised the Integral African Conference
with Paddy Pampallia
VIDEOPOST, published for September 25th 2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER VLOG

Human Connection: das soziale Netzwerk der Zukunft  mit Hardy Groeneveldmit Hardy Groeneveld
VIDEOPOST, veröffentlicht für den 7.9.2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER VLOG
Co-Creating Europe
mit Annette Kaiser und Sonja Student
VIDEOPOST, veröffentlicht für den 31.8.2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER VLOG
Purple is living on in the US
with Heather McDowell
VIDEOPOST, published for August 28th 2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER VLOG
How I survived the genocide in Rwanda
with Caritas Uwizera
VIDEOPOST, published for August 24th 2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER VLOG
The Secret Life of Yoga
with Petra Nienaber
VIDEOPOST, published for August 21st 2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER VLOG
The American Dream in Africa? Africa
with Frank Magwegwe
VIDEOPOST, published for August 17th

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER VLOG
Integral and Spiral Dynamics in South Africa
with Dr.Rica Viljoen
VIDEOPOST, published for July 31st 2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER BLOG
What I learned in South Africa with Heidi Hornlein
VIDEOPOST, PUBLISHED ON JULY 3rd

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER
26.Juni 2019

Was kommt nach dem Feminismus? mit Verena Neuenschwader, Regina Hunschock, Monia Frühwirth und Heidi Hornlein
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CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER/ INTEGRAL WORLDVIEW
June 5th 2019

Inquiring into Integral
with Jeremy Johnson
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CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER
MAY 8th, 2019 7pm UTC+2
RYAN FOR PRESIDENT
This conversation applies this relationship with Life to the spiritual practices of intention and co-creation
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SOCIETY, ECONOMY, PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
MITTWOCH 16. JANUAR 2019
Privat und im Business: wie Flow entsteht – und die Zahlen stimmen. Appreciative Inquiry als Weg zu einem besseren Leben, nicht zuletzt am Arbeitsplatz

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SOCIETY AND POLITICS
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 19th
How we unconsciously create a political reality which, more often or not, we wouldn’t want by conscious choice. Psychologist Nich Duffell explores the psychological background of our political life.
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PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIETY AND POLITICS
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 5th
How decisions are much less “rational” than we would like to believe. Unconscious conditioning is often interfering with what we think we want. What are the  psychological factors which we are not aware of and which play out in what we believe and do in the world?

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THE SIMPOL SOLUTION: SOLVING THE WORLD’S BIGGEST PROBLEMS
JUNE 7th, 7PM CEST
John Bunzl founded “Simpol”, a system when adopted by enough nations, which has the potential of really solving the world’s biggest problems – by Simultan Politics – and at the same time transform the present two or more party systems into a real democracy where everyone of us has the possibility to influence the outcome of the decisions made by the parliament.
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CRISIS AND POSSIBILITY
OCTOBER 16th, 2015
Elza and Said are native Libanese and know the political situation well in the Middle East. Elza has been working to create understnding and peace in that region for many years adopting “Spiral Dynamics”, a road map of psycho-social development and the need and worldview of the people according to where they are on the spiral. We did several conversations with both in the moment of time when terrorism flooded the West.
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UPDATES FROM THE MIDDLE EAST
NOVEMBER 21st, 2015
Elza and Said, Libanese living in USA, meet their friends, Neri Bar-on in Israel and the palestinian author Nafiz Rifaie, to talk about the situation seen from inside and outside the Middle East. Although the encounter in the Wisdom Factory was some time ago, the historical background and the challenges haven’t really changed much.
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WHAT ABOUT THE MIDDLE EAST
NOVEMBER 25th, 2015
We meet in a public chat with Neri Bar-on to talk about the situation which he is experiencing every day in Israel. We are joined by Dough Breitbart.
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AFTER THE TERROR ATTACK IN PARIS – SEEING THE BIGGER PICTURE
NOVEMBER 27th, 2015
Elza and Said are native Libanese and know the political situation well in the Middle East. Elza has been working to create understnding and peace in that region for many years adopting “Spiral Dynamics”, a road map of psycho-social development and the need and worldview of the people according to where they are on the spiral. We did several conversations with both in the moment of time when terrorism flooded the West.
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AMERICAN POLITICS – THE GAP BETWEEN HOPE AND REALITY
JUNE 17th, 2015
Jeff Salzman is a leading voice in the integral movement in America, but also globally. His speciality is the analysis of everyday events through the integral lense. Especially using the levels of development he succeeds to make us understand the deeper reasons why things are as they are – and where we need to aim to.

His DAILY EVOLVER has become an  (almost) daily source of knowledge, understanding and inspiration.
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REINVENTING CAPITALISM
DECEMBER 4th, 2015
Jon Freeman is an interesting person with very interesting and grounded ideas about the world. He bases his considerations on Integral Theory and very much on “Spiral Dynamics”. He has written many papers and two books, one of which called Reinventing Capitalism.
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REINVENTING CAPITALISM – THE AFTER SHOW CHAT
DECEMBER 4thth, 2015
After the main show we meet in a public chat with Meloney Hall and Jon Freeman to talk in a more informal way about the topics which arose during the conversation with Jon Freeman before
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A NEW ECONOMY FOR PEACE
JULY 15th, 2015
Said Dawlabani has written a book about the arising new economy. In our conversation he shows us the principles of the evolution of economic systems. Very interesting and enlightening, also for those of us who don’t know much about economy.
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ECONOMIC PEACE THROUGH RESILIENT DESIGN
JULY 24th, 2015

Said Dawlabani has written a book about the arising new economy. In our conversation he shows us the principles of the evolution of economic systems. Very interesting and enlightening, also for those of us who don’t know much about economy.
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