Subversive Spiritualities

Just got this from kindle and it is bringing a lot of threads together!  Anyone heard of Keri Smith or John Rowan?I used to say to my children if they fell over "say sorry to the pavement".I have just come in from shopping and put my keys into the front door, the door opened with… Continue reading Subversive Spiritualities

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Brother Sun Sister Moon

Very interestingly pagan this! "Most High, all-powerful, all-good Lord, All praise is Yours, all glory, all honour and all blessings.To you alone, Most High, do they belong, and no mortal lips are worthy to pronounce Your Name.Praised be You my Lord with all Your creatures,especially Sir Brother Sun,Who is the day through whom You give us light.And he is beautiful… Continue reading Brother Sun Sister Moon

Permaculture and the myth of scarcity Charles Eisenstein

http://charleseisenstein.net/permaculture-and-the-myth-of-scarcity/ At a conference a couple weeks ago an activist who does work in Africa recounted an encounter she had with the minister of agriculture of a certain African country. The minister spoke with excitement about the high-tech agricultural technologies he was bringing into the country in partnership with large agribusiness companies, so the activist brought… Continue reading Permaculture and the myth of scarcity Charles Eisenstein

The Potato Park

http://ourworld.unu.edu/en/the-thriving-biodiversity-of-peru-potato-parkSince pre-Hispanic times, a co-evolutionary relationship built around management of biocultural resources with the mountain environment in Cusco Valley, Peru, has produced the ayllu mindset. While most studies describe ayllu as a political and socio-economic system, few systematic analyses of the ayllu as an ecological phenomenon exist.We understand the ayllu as a community of individuals with the same interests and objectives linked through… Continue reading The Potato Park

Coursera how to change the world – an essay

Describe at least two examples of how individuals or private corporations have tried to take something to which a community had free access and restrict this access on the basis of private ownership or price. What can you do to bring something back into the commons? I am going to discuss three areas of relationships between… Continue reading Coursera how to change the world – an essay