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The Development of the Project Worldview Theme Structure

1990 -- 2022

1990 - 2005 : version 1.0 from Coming of Age in the Global Village 

 26 worldview themes 

2006 - 2014 : version 2.0 in Reality Marketplace & The Worldview Literacy Book 

80 Themes on 52 single-sided Playing Cards

With this classification scheme, the eighty themes are split into four groups of twenty, with each group linked
        to the card's suit: diamonds, hearts, clubs, and spades. The Worldview Kit provides single-sided Big Blue Cards and program
to create customized card deck based on your worldview 

The characterization of an individual's worldview is divided into four parts (these are the four wings of The Reality Marketplace):

Understandings About Knowledge


Relationships:                        Interpersonal & Intrapersonal


 Relationship to Groups,
Community & Society


Relationship to Nature


For a list of the particular themes in each category, click on the links below:
Click here for a Map of the Reality Marketplace based on this version 2.0 theme structure and links to theme descriptions from this era

2014 - 2019 : version 3.0 from website & The Worldview Theme Songbook

Click here for a list of all 81 themes in this version 3.0 theme structure with TFJD characterization code for each

81 worldview themes divided into four subthemes==>324 Wikipedia linked articles

 TFJD Codes and Emotional Volatility Index provide an alternate way to characterize worldview themes

55 self-tests to gauge understanding of the key words & concepts behind the themes & intro to WVs are provided

52 quizzes to test the compatibility between the themes & your worldview are provided  

2019 - mid 2020: version 4.0 with Choices We Make card deck  

104 worldview themes paired to make 52 choices for use with cards

July 2020 -November 2021: version 4.1, 4.2 for Choices We Make  

104 worldview themes paired to make 52 choices for use with cards and booklet

December 2021-present : version 5.0 for Choices We Make  

104 worldview themes paired to make 52 choices for use with cards and booklet and independent study courses

88 worldview themes + 16 meta themes = 104 themes on 52 double-sided cards 

The sixteen most basic ones--connected with eight basic choices-- are called meta themes (designated as aces & kings).

built on 104 worldview themes presented on fifty-two double-sided playing cards categorized by card suit as follows:

the diamond worldview themes <==> thinking and the quest for knowledge the heart worldview themes <==> feeling and human interaction the club worldview themes <==> joining and the individual as part of society the spade worldview themes <==> doing and nature / the environment

attention: Wikipedia fans
the  new wikiWorldview Themes structure for characterizing worldviews w/ links to roughly 1000 Wikipedia articles

and our 104 worldview themes paired to make 52 choices 
are now summarized using those roughly 1000 Wikipedia articles


CAUTION: "As you shop in "The Reality Marketplace" avoid spending your "reality cash" too early,  before you have seen everything. " 
from Coming of Age in the Global Village,  by Stephen P. Cook,  with Donella H. Meadows.