Integral Panel: Post-Election Wrap-Up

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oin Corey deVos, Jeff Salzman, Cindy Wigglesworth, Ryan Oelke, and Mark Fischler as we explore some of the deeper implications of the 2020 election results through a more integral lens.

The ballots have been cast and tallied, and we are now beginning to get a clearer picture of how this historic election turned out. As of now, it appears that Joe Biden will be the next President of the United States.

So where does this leave us?

Trump may have lost this election — a major loss for a Presidential incumbent — but does this election represent a rebuke of Trumpism itself?

Considering that the Democrats also failed to take the Senate (pending the results of two future runoff elections in Georgia) and actually lost ground in the House, what can we say about the current state of the Left?

And since the Republicans managed to lose the Presidency without conceding very much ground in other electoral contests across the nation, what can we say about the current state of the Right?

Trump is contenting the election results, and “flooding the zone” with lawsuits in an attempt to overturn the election. Will he be successful? What are the implications for our culture and our governing institutions?

And what affect will all of this have upon our constantly-escalating culture wars?

There is so much we need to unpack!

Topics include:

0:00 — Election Reflections
20:35 — The Shape of the Left
51:18 — The Shape of the Right
1:29:25 — Coup de Trump?


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Corey deVos

About Corey deVos

Corey W. deVos is the proverbial "man behind the curtain". He is Editor-in-Chief of Integral Life, as well as Managing Editor of KenWilber.com. He has worked for Integral Institute/Integal Life since Spring of 2003, and has been a student of integral theory and practice since 1996.

Jeff Salzman

About Jeff Salzman

Jeff Salzman worked with Ken Wilber for several years in building the Integral Institute. He is a co-founder of Boulder Integral, the first bricks-and-mortar venue dedicated to the development of integral consciousness. These days Jeff provides integrally-inspired commentary on politics and culture on Integral Life and The Daily Evolver.

Cindy Wigglesworth

About Cindy Wigglesworth

Cindy Wigglesworth, MA is the author of SQ21: The Twenty-One Skills of Spiritual Intelligence (SelectBooks, Oct.2012) and is the creator of the SQ21™ Spiritual Intelligence self-assessment. Cindy founded her business, now called Deep Change, in 2000 after working at ExxonMobil for 20 years in Human Resources management. She teaches leadership development and focuses on the multiple intelligences required for success in our personal and professional lives. She trains executive and life coaches, therapists and spiritual directors to use her SQ21 tool in their practices.

Mark Fischler

About Mark Fischler

Professor Fischler has worked extensively with alternative theoretical models in law, constitutional law, and higher education, and has published on integral applications to teaching, being a lawyer, and legal theory. His focus in the classroom is ethics and criminal procedure, and he is well respected for a teaching philosophy that emphasizes recognizing the humanity and dignity of each student.

Ryan Oelke

About Ryan Oelke

Ryan Oelke is a co-founder of Buddhist Geeks and founder of Awakening in Life. He has an MSEd in counseling psychology and is contemplative teacher of awakening, healing, and embodiment. He has 18 years experience in meditation, particularly in the Tibetan Buddhist and Dzogchen lineages, he is a Buddhist Geeks teacher, and is a certified teacher in Judith Blackstone’s Realization Process. Ryan teaches meditation and a way of living dedicated to revealing natural presence and awakening in each moment of our lives, regardless of how it appears to us. He lives in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, NC with his partner Alyssa and stepdaughter Fiona.