develop its wholeness, health and functionality.
Social Capital — the quantity, density and quality of interpersonal, intragroup and/or intergroup relationships that can potentially be engaged to address shared concerns or projects.
Sortition — random selection used in political systems and governance.
Stakeholder — any (type of) person, group, or life form that plays a role — or could play a significant role — in a particular realm or situation in which all such entities are involved. They all influence and/or are impacted by how it unfolds — and thus they will collectively determine (and can change!) what happens next.
Story — a sense, experience or articulation of an event, unfolding of events, or pattern of events — past, present, or future — real and/or imagined. This is usually accompanied by an interpretation of those events — of their meaning and their impact on those involved.
Subsidiarity — the principle that governance functions should be managed at the lowest level they can effectively be addressed. Subsidiarity covers all scales but with a bias towards decentralization.
Transpartisan — a person, activity or attitude where secure partisan identity co- exists with open, respectful, curious and potentially co-creative engagement with the other side(s) of a partisan divide.
Universal Intelligence — transpersonal forms of intelligence (cognitive potential or the dynamics or traces of cognition at work) manifesting or accessible in shared cultural, natural, cosmic, and/or spiritual realms.
Universal Participation — the principle (or recognition) of ongoing co-creation by virtually all entities in the unfolding of any given situation — and the implications of that for causality, responsibility, blame, inclusion, etc.
Whole — adj.: entire, complete; inclusive, embracing all aspects. noun: that which includes all parts or facets (notably “ultimate reality”) and/or is characterized by wholeness.
Wholeness — presence of one or more of the qualities that make a whole more (or other) than its parts, such as integrity, health, synergy, non-duality, dynamic balance, interdependence, complexity; and/or holistic part/whole phenomena such as holographics, holonics, fields, or fractals; or holistic forms of consciousness such as humility, compassion, inclusivity, enlightenment, transpersonal spiritual experience, etc.