Question: When it comes to building any new systems, the risks that arise during the building process must be considered. Do we encounter this risk factor while building the integral society?
Answer: I think that there is practically no risk here because a person begins to gain a greater and greater sense of being one, integral whole with his surroundings. A person gains a sense of safety, kindness, goodwill, unity, and a lack of anxiety—in short, he feels all those positive qualities he needs and that he only felt in his mother’s arms. Now he will experience these things while being embraced by the surrounding society. There isn’t a more comfortable state than it.
We are not used to this state. We can’t stand it because it’s too sweet and too unfamiliar to us. It’s something to which we have to get accustomed. But over all a person gets a sense of internal weightlessness.
It’s possible that some people would experience uncomfortable states because they are used to being in a state of constant tension, in readiness to attack and kill. However, here you are going for relaxation, for showing others that you are unarmed and that you are ready to embrace them. This isn’t easy. I would say that there is an element of psychological drama here, a revolution, and an inner bifurcation. But overall, I don’t see people having much of a problem with it. All of these things can be overcome and gradually get resolved.
From KabTV’s: “Integral World: Formula of an Integral Society” 7/3/12