From ‘Waking Up’ to ‘Growing Up’ With Ken Wilbur
“Our life is frittered away by detail…Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! Let our affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand.”
-Henry David Thoreau, Walden
Anyone can complicate matters, but it can take a genius to simplify matters.
And that is what philosopher, author and futurist Ken Wilbur is; a modern Einstein-like genius who has developed and written about integral thinking in his 25–30 books over the last half-century — of which my favorite is “A Brief History of Everything.”
My experience reading Ken two years ago — because he is such a…