Terry Patten
Terry Patten is a philosopher, teacher, activist, consultant, and social entrepreneur. He is the author of A New Republic of the Heart and the host of State of Emergence.
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Terry currently plays the visionary, figurehead, and driver of creating A New Republic of the Heart, a community of people who want to solve the problems of our times. He also runs workshops and courses for developing spiritual and personal resiliency and social connection.

Terry Patten is a philosopher, teacher, activist, consultant, social entrepreneur, and author. Over the last fifteen years he has devoted his efforts to the evolution of conciousness by facing, examining, and healing our global crisis through the marriage of spirit and activism. As an author, he co-wrote the book Integral Life Practice with Ken Wilber and a core team at the Integral Institute. More recently, he spent a year writing A New Republic of the Heart: An Ethos for Revolutionaries–A Guide to Inner Work for Holistic Change, a book summarizing his life’s work and an approach to facing the problems of our time.

As a teacher and consultant, he has worked on four continents, led a team at the Heartmath Institute that developed their first heart-rate monitor, and is the founder of the Beyond Awakening Teleseminar series.

As a community builder, he founded Bay Area Integral and has been working to establish A New Republic of the Heart.

As a social entrepreneur, he founded Tools For Exploration, a consciousness technologies company, and currently, he’s involved in restorative redwood forestry and fossil-fuel alternatives.

Leader of A New Republic of the Heart