The concept of Cultural Maturity can be applied to questions of all scales from the most personal to the most philosophical and overarching.
Front Page New: The Cultural Maturity Blog addresses current cultural issues from a culturally mature perspective.
Leadership: In the end, the concept of Cultural Maturity is about leadership—in the broadest sense—about how we make choices in our personal and collective lives. It makes clear that the future will require not just good leadership, or even exceptional leadership, but a new, specifically more mature, sophisticated—and wise—kind of leadership. A few links to leadership-related reflections.
Domains: We can also apply the lens of Cultural Maturity to the future tasks of specific cultural spheres. Once we step over Cultural Maturity’s threshold, how we think about cultural domains changes in a couple of specifically systemic ways. First, domains stop being distinct categories of activities and become instead contrasting, but ultimately interrelated crayons in culture’s systemic box—aspects of here-and-now systemic “multiplicity.” In addition, each domain/crayon itself becomes newly systemic, a particular expression of our vibrant, “living” human complexity. (See www.culturalmaturityblog.net/library/spheres/.)
Big-Picture Questions: Culturally mature perspective can help us address not just today’s new questions, but also some of understandings eternal quandaries. It appears that many of time’s most elusive of questions have left us baffled not because they are inherently complex, but because they require culturally mature perspective to effectively answer—or really to ask in ultimately useful ways. That culturally mature perspective produces this result provides further evidence for the concept. The Creative Systems Theory website uses a creative frame to reconcile the apparent contradiction of determinism and free will, argue that science and religion represent parts of larger systemic picture conjecture about our place in the larger scheme of things, and map the history of understanding. (See www.csthome.org/big-picture-questions/.)