1st Edition

Introduction to Social Dreaming Transforming Thinking

By W. Gordon Lawrence Copyright 2005
    128 Pages
    by Routledge

    120 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book explains social dreaming by situating it in the context of thinking, culture, and knowledge and distinguishes how it differs from conventional, therapeutic dreaming, making the case for how it can be used in systems, like business organizations, educational institutions, and hospitals.

    Preface -- The history of social dreaming -- Social dreaming in a company -- What is social dreaming? -- The marvelling mind of humans -- The underestimated value of unconscious thinking -- The differences of consciousness in relation to the unconscious -- Working with the social dreaming matrix -- Social dreaming as it illuminates political realities -- Social dreaming, quantum reality, and the digital age -- Working hypotheses on social dreaming -- Case study -- Social dreaming as the shadow of the future -- Conclusion -- The last word -- How does a social dreaming matrix work? -- Applications of social dreaming


    Gordon Lawrence, W.