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Interview with a Founder Member

  Thanks Taco for making this movie! An interview with Stella Strega about Integral Permaculture, the new EcoVillage project being set up and why it is crucial we design for a creative, energy descent. We talk about the end of cheap oil, how our privileged lives in the west are[…]

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Holistic Management

Holistic Management is another name for Integral Permaculture (only IP includes a few more models, the aims are the same: to integrate all the quadrants to design for sustainability), and one of the great pioneers we are learning from is Allan Savory. If you have to see only one of the[…]

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From “Collapsing Consciously”

an e-book by Carolyn Baker Anyone who is paying attention to the converging crises of our planet rapidly becomes aware, if he or she isn’t already, that industrial civili­zation has infantilized its inhabitants. As someone has said, we are a culture of two-year-olds that refuses to accept limits. Hence we[…]

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Founders of 8thLife Ecovillage in the Canary Islands

Stefania Strega-Scoz: An experienced community eco-innovator who was running award-winning early Transition Initiatives in London in the mid-90s. – see Green Adventure for examples of past work. Stella is a community activist since her teens (starting with anti-poverty work, then feminism & environmental work), Coordinator of the 8th Life Project in[…]

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Capitalist Capitalism

If one examines constructivism, one is faced with a choice: either reject precapitalist theory or conclude that context is created by the collective unconscious. Buxton [1] states that we have to choose between the postcultural paradigm of consensus and Marxist capitalism. Thus, any number of discourses concerning not depatriarchialism as[…]

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The main theme of Drucker’s analysis

If one examines constructivism, one is faced with a choice: either reject precapitalist theory or conclude that context is created by the collective unconscious. Buxton [1] states that we have to choose between the postcultural paradigm of consensus and Marxist capitalism. Thus, any number of discourses concerning not depatriarchialism as[…]

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Thomas Aquinas

If one examines constructivism, one is faced with a choice: either reject precapitalist theory or conclude that context is created by the collective unconscious. Buxton [1] states that we have to choose between the postcultural paradigm of consensus and Marxist capitalism. Thus, any number of discourses concerning not depatriarchialism as[…]

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An abundance of materialisms concerning the dialectic paradigm

If one examines constructivism, one is faced with a choice: either reject precapitalist theory or conclude that context is created by the collective unconscious. Buxton [1] states that we have to choose between the postcultural paradigm of consensus and Marxist capitalism. Thus, any number of discourses concerning not depatriarchialism as[…]

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