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Theory of Everything

An Integral Vision for Business, Politics, Science and Spirituality
Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
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Here is a concise, comprehensive overview of Wilber's revolutionary thought and its application in today's world. In A Theory of Everything, Wilber uses clear, nontechnical language to present complex, cutting-edge theories that integrate the realms of body, mind, soul, and spirit. He then demonstrates how these theories and models can be applied to real-world problems in areas such as politics, medicine, business, education, and the environment. Wilber also discusses daily practices that readers take up in order to apply this integrative vision to their own everyday lives.

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Irritating listening

The narrator mispronounced a lot of words!! Irritating listening despite great content. It sounded like the narrator’s first and only read-through.

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What an exploration!

This is a must-read/listen for all, especially those coming into integral consciousness. Having known Graves’ theories/Spiral Dynamics for many years and found to incredibly useful to my own and others’ transformation journeys, it was reassuring to find it take centre stage in this book. Many new insights and concepts to expand my view of the world today and into the future. Ken Wilbur is so advanced in his thinking - May we all learn from his wisdom!

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  • Francisco Espejo
  • 21-06-2017

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inspiring, concise, well grounded. An.undeniable contribution to human progression and happiness. you.might not agree with the author's statements.but you will definitely benefit from them

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  • J. Katz
  • 02-05-2016

Interesting but not riveting

The content reads like a text book. Very interesting stuff. Unfortunately, presented in a way that made it difficult to stay focused.

The narrator was quite good though.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-04-2017

Enlightening.

Thank you, Ken. I went ahead and bought all of your books, paperback. Great narration.

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  • Thomas
  • 16-09-2016

Excellent resource.

As someone who has studied integral thought for a decade, I found this short overview an excellent resource to remind me of the most critical aspects of the theory and will serve as a way to introduce others to integral thought.

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  • Anthony Tunis
  • 02-08-2016

Great book

I first read this book over five years ago and loved it. However it took revisiting ToE at this stage in my life to truly appreciate its brilliance.

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  • Jim Shepherd
  • 07-08-2017

Not anything I would ever acquire if I have a choice

Nothing like its title implies. I would not use Theoty of Everything which implies Physics NOT Metaphysics

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-10-2015

Not written for the common people - Still great

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

I will need to replay again to capture all the information. For the first time in self educating myself in integral visions and readings, this was a little rich. Still very informative and will need to replay to capture more. I think it was written for the academic, not so much for someone like me.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Ken Wilber a very knowledgeable person and introduced me to more knowledgeable people with this book.

What three words best describe Fajer Al-Kaisi’s voice?

Just fine.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

Probably needs to be a doco...not a movie.

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  • Micah Cavaleri
  • 19-08-2020

Philosophy for Idiots

This book is embarrassing... or it should be. I am not sure the author is aware of how stupid this all is.

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  • Jeffrey Smith
  • 04-03-2020

Incredible work

The content of this work is amazing. The narration is good, but the effort the narrator takes to try and pronounce names or terms from another language often comes across as garbled (sometimes just saying a foreign word in the native English dialect is best). Still a must have for me. This is transformative.

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  • Solar Bodhidharma
  • 16-10-2019

loved it

I'm so grateful that this work is available on Audible

I didn't feel that i got a comprehensive understanding of integral business politics and science but a good idea of where we are and what are the next steps to take towards that vision.

I find the book tremendously relevant today (October 2019) as it lays out very clearly the limitation and the dangers of post modernity and liberalism.

The book focus mainly on stages ( levels ) of development and a bit of correlation with state, showing how they operate in society and still giving somewhat of an overview of the Aqul system.

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  • Mai
  • 25-06-2018

A genuine open and truly logical vision.

The narrator, Fajer Al-Kaisi, presented the book very well; I felt his tone executed the message across accurately and precisely.

Ken Wilber, the author, has approached a logical standpoint I hold genuine respect for; a perspective that is understandably difficult for some to fathom, nevertheless one that is so desperately needed and long overdue in this world.

I encourage others to read this with an open perspective; depending on your level, I would (personally) encourage breaks so you can continue to stay engaged. It's potentially a heavy read for some; but incredibly worth it.

I also encourage others not to potentially feel defensive for any personal assumptions within this book, but to feel enlightened for a tangible outlook on the world as a whole. Then again, everyone's entitled to their own opinion; mine enjoyed this and I have already recommended it to many.

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  • Stephen M.
  • 07-09-2020

Egotistical and boring

If you've read any holistic books on the meaning of life, philosophies on how we should live our lives and how we should interpret events around us. You will see these threads interrupted by Wilber and put into his own pigeon holes and colored in to try to make a pattern of everything. I found these incredibly over bearing and unnecessarily complex. Its presented as a Bible based on his views of how he sees everything slotted together. All very valid points of view but presented in a way that makes it sound like the ramblings of a mad man.

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  • Mark
  • 28-03-2016

Pompous overbearing self-referencing dry & boring

If the author quotes another one of his works one more time as a reference... This book is boring and dry. The reader is flat and uninteresting. It sounds like an academic lecture and tries to scan like an academic work with lots of references. And given nearly all the references are to the author's other works or to works the author claims to have influenced - then it just ends up sounding like bragging, If there is an actual IDEA in this book, then our dear self important writer takes so long to get to the actual point that I have... Ah wait - yes of course - DIED - death of ego - enlightenment - is this what he tries to achieve? Bore the listener to death and hope the ego drops away? I can't imagine what it must be like being this man's poor wife - or maybe "honey I have this idea" is the perfect way to get to sleep every night? Sorry - what is this book about again!

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  • Piotr Stankiewicz
  • 29-09-2015

My Personal Best

An incredibly fascinating discussion of the phenomena of the how human evolution. The author successfully attempts to make sense of the worlds diverse views on spirituality, politics and culture.