In 1988, Arnold
Mindell coined the term Deep Democracy to describe the principle
behind a community building process that hears all voices and roles,
including our collective experiences of altered states, and subtle
feelings and tendencies. It is a principle that makes space for
the speakable, the barely speakable and the unspeakable. Within
just two decades, the concept of Deep Democracy has been picked
up by many politicians, including Ralph Nader and Hillary Clinton,
as well as by a variety of communities, grass root movements, and
This website is available for the Deep Democracy Movement. It is
meant as a canvas for anyone who feels moved to help paint a new
picture of our democratic future on this planet. It is also meant
as a hub for the Deep Democracy Network, connecting people and ideas.
In the spirit of Deep Democracy, this website is presented as a
beginning suggestion that we hope will be altered and changed by
your input and ideas.