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Through an Intimacy with All of Life

A Conversation with Lee Warren & Cynthia Tina of Community Finders

The Pros & Cons of Community Living

Finding Right Relationship to the Collective

Video Replay of Lee’s Talk at the Summit

Lee Warren was interviewed by Cynthia Tina in April 2023 for the Intentional Community Summit. Here is the interview and the topics covered.

Topics Covered

Rough outline of the presentation
  • Overview of my journey
  • Celebrations within community
  • Challenges within community
  • Preparation for community:
    • Assessment of Needs.
    • Assessment of Skills & Resources. 
  • Three helpful attitudes
Interview Questions:
  1. With the “Becoming a Communitarian” course, what kinds of things do you cover?
  2. What do you mean by the word communitarian?
  3. What do you mean by place-based living or intimacy with place?
  4. What do you mean by “Right relationship to the collective?” or Can you explain the ones of intimacy? 
  5. What are the most important things to learn in preparation for joining a community (self regulation, window of tolerance, growing our capacity for discomfort).
  6. What do you mean by the phrase cosmological orphans?
  7. What kinds of behaviors of incoming members help community thrive and what kinds of behaviors cause struggle in community?
  8. Why is self-care, self-literacy, and self articulation such important skills in community?
  9. Can you describe the membership process in your community?

Intentional Community Summit

The Intentional Community Summit was a free, 3-day online event featuring 12 of the world’s foremost experts on community living, so you can pursue your community vision with confidence. Folks can buy the entire Summit for a very affordable price. 

To Purchase the Summit:

Instructor Lee Warren

Lee Warren is a Steward of the Sacred, a Cheerleader of Liberation, a Champion of the Radiant Self, a Breaker of Outdated Norms, a Cultivator of Emerging Culture, a Shaman of Consciousness, a Strategic Provocateur, a Lover of the Real, a Conductor of Authenticity, a Networker of Intimacy, a Maker of Many Mistakes, a Seeker of Truth, a Student of the Mystery, a Proponent of Embodiment, An Advocate for Community, a Learner from the Natural World, and a Celebrant of our Imperfect Humanity.

Lee’s Mission: To “pass a sacred transmission down my fractal line” by offering my leadership, learning, and insight in service to reclaiming wisdom (personal & collective).

Lee’s Vision: A world where folks are co-creating sane, pleasurable, liberated, integrated, cohesive, connected, and blissful lives. Within and without.

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