At Integral Postmetaphysical Spirituality, Layman Pascal writes:

If you don’t have time to read a 20 pages about how the quadrants should be tinkered with and what the “fourth value” (the LR) is alongside the Good, True and Beautiful… BUT you do still like newfangled, half-elaborated quadrant diagrams with squiggly lines on them then have I got a treat for you!

This one of the diagrams from the article. It is the basic quadrants with their value-attractors AND their lines modified qualitatively to indicate their specific nature AND the UR unlocked from singular material holons into material regimes AND the LR attempting to focus itself on protocols. If you’ve seen any of Wilber’s classic diagrams where he placed the left-hand quadrants in dotted lines to indicate how they get short shrift in flatland you will notice that we keep that up AS the specific nature of the left hand quadrants. That way everybody’s right. It is a zone of “potential”. It’s highly simplified — I’m not bothering with every stage — but I’m sure you’ll get the general idea.

My 9cents: I would have to take some time to really dive into this approach. Without foreclosing the possibility of agreement or disagreement, I will say that personally I wouldn’t feel comfortable with any model that had less than 9 core values. Something like the Nine Sephirot (10 counting “Crown”) of the Integral Tree of Life could work:

Art Credit: Joe Perez/Jorge M.

Three or four prime values were fine 2,000 years ago. But seriously life today is far too complex for that extreme level of simplification. Three or four prime energies, fine (I talk about yang, yin, and yung), but these are the constituents of values, not values themselves. Values emerge from their interaction. Ergo, nine minimum.

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