SYNTONY QUEST 1)4)
Alex and Kathia LASZLO have adapted the concept of syntony to human systems. Syntony Quest is about seeking "to catalyse learning processes that empower individuals and groups to develop the competencies necessary for the co-creation of sustainable, evolutionary futures"
Essentially, they propose:
- transformative learning
- the design of self-directed learning processes
- the acquisition of evolutionary competence
- the conscious creation of sustainability
They base these proposals on the following areas of knowledge:
- evolutionary systems theory
- social systems design methodology
- transformative learning philosophy
They consider that "these approaches lead to the mastery of the knowledge, abilities, attitudes, and values required for co-evolutionary action, and thereby, for the pursuit of sustainable modes of being.
Syntony Quest is an organization (based in San Francisco, e-mail: Syntony.Quest@usa.net) "dedicated to the development of evolutionary competence" that seeks "to foster the emergence of evolutionary learning communities (ELCs) and communities of ELCs, i.e. evolutionary learning ecosystems"
Such ecosystems obviously included human active participation. The ELC concept has been mainly develope by A. Laszlo himself (partly during Fuschl Conversations)
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- 2) Methodology or model
- 3) Epistemology, ontology and semantics
- 4) Human sciences
- 5) Discipline oriented
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