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Notes From the Field: Spiral Dynamics Bootcamp: A Learning Adventure with Rafael Nasser

October 2008 / Notes from the Field

The First Exercise

Lesley StollerYou are either a howler, or a growler.

Put differently, in the course of satisfying your primal survival needs—getting food and shelter or fighting off predators—you might either howl or growl.

Put even differently, during the BEIGE stage of human emergence, when only the earliest manifestations of human consciousness and fundamental tools of language are available, your means of expression are limited to primal utterances—such as howling or growling.

On Saturday, September 13, …