Exploring the Evolutionary Transformation of Authority from Patriarchy to Individualism
Presented by Mark Sebesta, MSCE, PE
Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
Austin Center for Spiritual Living
5555 N. Lamar Blvd., Ste. D-115 (map)
Free and open to the public
We will look at how an individual’s personality is influenced during childhood by his caregivers, and ultimately by our patriarchal society through identification, modeling, and shame. The patriarchal structure itself will be then be examined along with specific modes of influence in our society including politics, monetary policy, war, and media. We will look at the specific ways that are being used throughout the world to claim personal authority from the patriarchy, and transform ourselves and our society, in this period of evolutionary change.
The meeting will consist of Sebesta’s lecture interspersed with questions and comments from the audience. This topic is timely with society in turmoil and many of us looking for answers. The learned in this area espouse that a heightening of “consciousness awareness” and love is the answer.
The presentation will offer specific solutions including a shift toward matriarchy at the social level, cultivation of conscious awareness and inner authority, building a support system, using one’s talents in cooparation with others, and focusing on sustainability.
Mark Sebesta grew up in Denver, Colorado, and attended the University of Colorado in Boulder, where he received a BS and MS in Civil Engineering. In 1993, he moved to The Woodlands, Texas, where he was introduced to the work of Carl Jung at the Jung Center in Houston. He then moved to Austin in 1999 and served as president of the Jung Society of Austin for four years. He has been a practicing engineer for 28 years. In 2003, he became interested in politics in the run up to the Iraq war and is currently exploring the connection between politics and consciousness. Sebesta is also a petition signer and volunteer for Architects and Engineers for 911 Truth.
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