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Transformative conference #01

Creativity (Ch'ien)

Metaphors: Force / Primal power / Heaven


Social Creative energy and inspiration may engender new patterns as a result of unrestrained action by a transformative conference.

Sub-conditions:

1. Patient caution by the transformative conference may be required to avoid premature action. (Resulting in: Encounter).

2. Exertion of a recognized positive influence by the transformative conference may be required prior to action. (Resulting in: Fellowship).

3. Attraction of mass support by the transformative conference can lead to the temptations of over-ambition. (Resulting in: Careful conduct).

4. The transformative conference may be faced with the choice between internal development and external social action. (Resulting in: Subtle restraint).

5. Widespread recognition of the effects of the action of the transformative conference on society may result in long-term positive consequences. (Resulting in: Wealth).

6. Catastrophe may result when the transformative conference indulges in aspirations exceeding its capacity. (Resulting in: Resolution).

Transformation sequence In order to bear fruit, creativity eventually requires the existence of a receptive environment. (Resulting in: Receptivity).


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Earlier version in 2nd edition of Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential (1986).

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