On October 12, 2012 Jonathan gave a talk on the Singularity Archetype and the evolutionary event horizon at the Boulder Evolver. The first 40 minutes are available as two Youtubes:
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7CfJP7zq6s
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEFmT8U4fwU
You can also listen to the complete audio of the talk hosted on disinfo.com: http://www.disinfo.com/2012/11/jonathan-zap-on-the-singularity-archetype-and-human-evolution/
I’m surprised you didn’t mention this:
It was clearly designed to meet your criteria.
I love the Singularity Archetype. I’ve enjoyed both kinds. These metabolize pretty much any and all leftover unresolved tension about anything. Whatever questions aren’t answered for you, will find their end here. Once and for all.