The Five Elements of AQAL

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Ken Wilber offers a brief summary of the theoretical formulation known as AQAL (pronounced “aw-qwal”) — which is shorthand for “all quadrants, all levels, all lines, all states, all types”. These five crucial elements represent the fewest possible factors required to create the fullest possible understanding of the universe—from the Big Bang to the evolution of life to the astonishing breadth of human thought and human development.

From The Ken Wilber Biography Series

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About Ken Wilber

Ken Wilber is a preeminent scholar of the Integral stage of human development. He is an internationally acknowledged leader, founder of Integral Institute, and co-founder of Integral Life. Ken is the originator of arguably the first truly comprehensive or integrative world philosophy, aptly named “Integral Theory”.