Currently (as of 5 June 2011) in order of input and energy....
Musing on ideas for sci fi, fantasy, gnostic, post-apocalyptic, and other genres, or rather a combination of all of them. So far have
started on a hard science fantasy space opera, another theme is an urban / new weird story.
For a while was copying and editing material from the web site over to the Palaeos Wiki, also
copying science material from Wikipedia; haven't done anything there for a while. But recently have returned to Palaeos com. Currently working on Palaeos com is offline. Need to upgrade the site before it is reposted.
revising and updating pages
adding new material
supplementing cladistic-only orientation with evolutionary systematics
Transformations (New Blog), replaces My Gaia Community (formerly Zaadz) Blog is no longer avalable (Gaia com closed down), My Integral Transformation Blog
(Integral Paradigm), and My Mythoworlds Blog (Creative Writing) (cannot access either of those blogs since changing email (Mythoworlds,
dedicated to Creative Writing projects, blog was going strong for a while, then on hold while I work on other projects. Now I am thinking of writing fiction again. Have some problems with google blogspot, so the blog is
no longer being updated.)
Currently occaisonally minor edits, don;t have time or energy to regularly contribute material, although too much deletionism destroyed
the dream (can you imagine, people with nothing better to do then try to delete other people's new pages). But just as well; more time for my books, Kheper net and Palaeos com! I'd still love to be involved in a new, non-deletionist
Wikipedia, but can't envisage that emerging anywhere; Wikipedia's strength is it's brand name, so if the original Wikipedia has become deletionist-based at even the highst policy level, then there's nothing likely to take
its place. Sure there is still a lot of cool stuff on wikipedia, science, history, geek lore, etc. But Wikipedia is no longer the cutting edge experiment it once was. However, at least I have learned how to write articles
that are more likely to be retained.
Books on Esotericism, Integral philosophy, etc; essays, integral and esoteric academia
at present I am not actively involved in writing nonfiction, but hope to in about 6 months. (topics include: Esotericism, Integral
Evolution, and Science Fiction and Mythopoesis).
Submitted an academic paper to True but Partial. Another
paper, to Journal of Integral Theory and Practice, a Wilberian
journal. One early title was Integral Gnostic Metaphysics: An esotericist approach to Integral Theory. Quite a challenge writing it, because of academic requirements, also needed to radical tone down my usual argumentive
polemic style! Despite being intense hard work, I found the experience very useful. The first wasn't accepted; it doesn't pass the IJTP peer
review despite several revisions. Quite simply, here is too much difference between my own wporldview and the Wilberians. I have found the people involved in the Wilber Integral movement to be very friendly, encouraging,
and open-minded, and it has really revised my whole opinion of the Integral movement for the better. I originally thought of submiting it elsewhere, but the essay format is too limiting, need more pages. So decided to incorportate
it in my integralist books. So I'm now focusing on writing my books, better to presnet my own insighst than try to conform to the insights of others