A Quote by Ken Wilber on wilber, simple feeling, evolution, spirit, emptiness, time, and space

Evolution occurs in the world of time and space and form, whereas Spirit's primordial nature is finally timeless and Formless, prior to the of evolution but not other to it. We do not find Spirit or Emptiness by reaching some evolutionary Omega point in time, but rather by stepping off the cycle of time and evolution altogether (or ceasing to contract into it).

Ken Wilber

Source: The Simple Feeling of Being : Embracing Your True Nature, Pages: 109

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A Quote by Peter M. Senge on presence, shift, and evolution

We’ve come to believe that the core capacity needed for accessing the field of the future is presence. We first thought of presence as being fully conscious and aware in the present moment. Then we began to appreciate presence as deep listening, of being open beyond one’s preconceptions and historical ways of making sense. We came to see the importance of letting go of old identities and the need to control and, as Salk said, making choices to serve the evolution of life. Ultimately, we came to see all these aspects of presence as leading to a state of “letting come,”of consciously participating in a larger field for change. When this happens, the field shifts, and the forces shaping a situation can shift from re-creating the past to manifesting or realizing an emerging future.

Peter Senge

Source: Presence: Human Purpose and the Field of the Future, Pages: 11-12

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A Quote by Paul Wellstone on future, action, dreams, aspirations, change, evolution, progression, and paul wellstone

The future will not belong to those who sit on the sidelines. The future will not belong to the cynics. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Paul Wellstone

Source: Thinkexist.com

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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on principles, change, evolution, and jimmy

“We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.”

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

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A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on science, hypotheses, growth, evolution, mind, ideas, evidence, scrutiny, and carl sagan

There are many hypotheses in science which are wrong. That's perfectly all right; they're the aperture to finding out what's right. Science is a self-correcting process. To be accepted, new ideas must survive the most rigorous standards of evidence and scrutiny.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

Source: thinkexist.com

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A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on evolution, transition, human animal, creation, and carl sagan

We are the product of 4.5 billion years of fortuitous, slow biological evolution. There is no reason to think that the evolutionary process has stopped. Man is a transitional animal. He is not the climax of creation.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

Source: thinkexist.com

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A Quote by Ken Wilber on evolution and transcend and include

Evolution goes beyond what went before, but because it must embrace what went before, then its very nature is to transcend and include, and thus it has an inherent directionality, a secret impuls, toward increasing depth, increasing intrinsic value, increasing consciousness.

Ken Wilber

Source: A Brief History of Everything, Pages: 38

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on consciousness, evolution, and universe

Consciousness is evolving throughout the universe in billions of forms. So even if we didn't make it, this wouldn't matter on cosmic scale. No gain in consciousness is ever lost, so it would simply express itself through some other form. But the very fact that I am speaking here and you are listening or reading this is a clear sign that the new consciousness is gaining a foothold on the planet.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Pages: 103

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A Quote by Ken Wilber on evolution and consciousness

Human beings are born and begin their evolution through the great spiral of consciousness, moving from archaic to magic to mythic to rational to perhaps integral, and from there perhaps into genuinely transpersonal domains. But for every person that moves into integral or higher, dozens are born into the archaic.

Ken Wilber

Source: A Theory of Everything : An Integral Vision for Business, Politics, Science and Spirituality, Pages: 56

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A Quote by Ray Kurzweil on evolution, singularity, patterns, epochs, and stages

Evolution is a process of creating patterns of increasing order....I believe that it's the evolution of patterns that constitutes the ultimate story of our world. Evolution works through indirection: each stage or epoch uses the information-processing methods of the previous epoch to create the next.

Ray Kurzweil

Source: The Singularity Is Near : When Humans Transcend Biology, Pages: 14

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