As we seek to build vibrant community for ourselves, it is inevitable that conflicts will arise, such as the common conflict between intuition and reason. If we are a bit idealistic about the idea of community, it can cause a … Continue reading Transcending the Common Conflict Between Intuition and Reason.
Is it a community of doomer hippies? An incomprehensible internet meme for do-gooders who hate lawns and love fermenting things? A clever rebranding scheme for the organic farming movement thought up by wayward corporate marketing gurus? A cult for Gaia-worshipping environmentalists? A secret society for foraging herbalist hedgewitches? WHAT IS PERMACULTURE? After 6 years, 100 posts, over 100,000 page views, and hundreds of followers, I’ve never written a post answering that question! Why? Because there are already so many good treatments of the topic on the nets. Why re-re-reinvent the wheel when the internet’s rolling along just merily without me. … Continue reading What is Permaculture – A Primer in Pictures and Patterns – PART 1