Can can the wisdom of the group be greater
than the wisdom of any of its individuals?
Power of Collective Wisdom and the trap of collective folly.
powerful and enlightening book by Alan Briskin, Sheryl Erickson,
John Ott, and Tom Callanan "articulate[s] some of the key ideas"
coming out of the Fetzer Institute sponsored Collective Wisdom Initiative.
Esposito interviews Alan Briskin award-winning author, pioneer
in the field of organizational learning, and cofounder of the Collective
Wisdom Initiative. (Streaming
Brief Introduction to Collective Wisdom.
Macdonald introduces the concept, and some of the people and organizations
currently involved with it.
Collective Wisdom Initiative is a website "created to help
make visible an emerging field of collective wisdom, its study and practice."
our Conversations | Becoming Wiser Together by George
Pór discusses collective intelligence from a variety of perspectives,
and the need to relate it to the broader perspective associated with wisdom.
Can Science Tell Us About Collective Consciousness? is an
article by Robert
Kenny who teaches at the California Institute of Integral Studies
and researches collective wisdom and collective consciousness.
Instead of Debate: Cutting Through Ideological Polarization.
Some thoughts on this subject by Copthorne
Macdonald, plus links to organizations with active programs
that address the problem.