The Spiral of Growth starts with an in-group form of ,
However, this Spiral form alone (even assuming it is correct) gives us rather little understanding. To genuinely understand this Spiral trajectory, we must be able to formulate simple lucid common-sense answers to a range of questions about it.
What do we mean by?
What distinctive socio-political institutions and values emerge at each Stage?
What distinguishes the three passages through the?
What enables a society to develop Modes?through the
Why does development have to be Staged?
Is there an alternative developmental path? If not, why not?
How may this analysis be applied to our own societies now?
Originally posted: July 2009; Last updated: 27 Jan 2010