Today I want to talk about positivity. There is too much negativity in the world, too many terrible events – both natural and man-made. I don’t have to cite examples, don’t want to – there’s just too much of it and I think it’s growing. That’s why positivity is so important.
A colleague was just mentioning an article that described how Skype has changed over the years, pointing out that communications are now fed through a central server at Microsoft and monitored. This got me thinking. I have long since foregone any expectation of privacy in communications. Unless and until there[…]
During the initial phase of the project, people who will be joining us will live at the Guest House while a comprehensive study of the land is undertaken and the integral design for the EcoVillage is drafted. Of course there will also be people who wish to stay on the[…]
Here is a short video in Spanish made by our friends in the Canary Islands about this topic. It’s entitled Transforming Rubbish into Dreams & is presented as a crowd-funding project – which you are very welcome to use if you wish to fund your stay with them in a[…]
The big problem with rubbish is that we: have too much of it (increases with human consumption) don’t know where to put it it doesn’t degrade So where does it make most sense to stick rubbish? In our most permanent constructions! And if we don’t “like” to do that … whose[…]
Here you can see the stories of two brilliant pioneers who truly live by the Integral Permaculture guidelines, ethics & principles, and who have had the imagination & creativity to do very well out of it while contributing something hugely valuable to the world. Both individuals went through some hard[…]
In this clip, Ecopsychology pioneer Chellis Gledinning reminds us of the psychological wounds caused by empire and civilization.
In this clip, Daniel Quinn touches on the impacts of globalization.
If you need some ‘expert opinion’ Jeremy Rifkin is an american economic and social theorist, writer, public speaker, political advisor, and activist. Rifkin is the author of 20 books about the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment. Here he talks about the end[…]
Some important videos that we recommend to understand the purpose of this project.