Can we respond to the multi-dimensional crises of our time with a different kind of speaking and listening? Can we protect and preserve the great storehouse of ideas, stories and practices embedded in human cultures? In this conversation between Thomas Steininger and Aftab Omer, they explore the power of dialog to deepen democracy and transform culture so that the great transmission of human capacities may endure.
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Meet The Speakers
Aftab Omer, Ph.D. is a sociologist, psychologist, futurist and the president of Meridian University. Raised in Pakistan, India, Hawaii, and Turkey, he was educated at the universities of M.I.T, Harvard and Brandeis. His publications have addressed the topics of transformative learning, cultural leadership, generative entrepreneurship and the power of imagination. His work includes assisting organizations in tapping the creative potentials of conflict, diversity, and complexity. Formerly the president of the Council for Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychologies, he is a Fellow of the International Futures Forum and the World Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Thomas Steininger is publisher of evolve, the leading German integral magazine on consciousness and culture. He is known internationally as a speaker on cultural evolution and the different spiritual and cultural currents that have formed our postmodern world. He is a faculty member of Meridian University in California and co-founder of the “Emerge Dialogue Process,” an advanced practice in conscious communication.