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March 2013 Blog Posts (7)

Peak Oil and the Illusion of Invincibility

Reposted from my blog Integral Permaculture.

Here’s an extended quote from this week’s Archdruid Report by John Michael Greer.  Worth reading in its entirety, but this section succinctly addresses the 'peak oil theory is dead' meme currently…


Added by David MacLeod on March 28, 2013 at 9:15pm — No Comments

NVC and Social Change Telesummit

Marshall Rosenberg's process, Nonviolent Communication, is a world-famous, proven, time-tested methodology for

- preventing and resolving misunderstandings and conflicts,

- offering compassionate understanding to others (and knowing when & how to ask for it ourselves),

- speaking our truth in a way that is more likely to lead to harmony than conflict, as well as

- creating exceptional interpersonal relationships - personal and…


Added by David MacLeod on March 25, 2013 at 2:45pm — No Comments

A Permaculture Starting Point

Permaculture Principles

This site has served well in introducing those not familiar with the word or principles.

Added by Paul Kuepfer on March 18, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

My Article on the PatternDynamics Workshop

David and Tim

me on left, Tim on right

Tim Winton, from New South Wales, Australia, recently visited the west coast of the U.S. and Canada, and I had the privilege of organizing one of his PatternDynamics (TM) workshop presentations here in Bellingham.  Following that, I had the…


Added by David MacLeod on March 16, 2013 at 10:37pm — 3 Comments

Save the Date: Tim Winton in Seattle and Bellingham Memorial Day Weekend

Hi Folks,

This is a "heads up" notice that Tim is now planning a return trip to the Pacific Northwest. More details will follow as they become available. If you're at all interested, you might want to note these dates on the calendar, and make sure you don't schedule any BBQs or family reunions for Memorial Day weekend, as this will be the only date that works for Tim's schedule.

The plan is for a 1 Day Workshop in Seattle on Saturday, May 25th, followed by a 2-Day…


Added by David MacLeod on March 11, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Keystone XL Supplementary EIS Released = No Impact

The State Department on Friday released the draft for the supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL pipeline project stating, “Climate change would have no substantive effects on construction of the proposed Project,” and, “Climate change would have no substantive effects on operation of the proposed Project.”

Summary of Impacts …


Added by Paul Kuepfer on March 3, 2013 at 5:55pm — 1 Comment



Letters from Gregory Bateson to Philip Wylie and Warren McCulloch

The following article was originally published in the CoEvolutionary Quarterly, Winter 1982, pp. 62-67. With very many thanks to Stewart Brand for his permission to reproduce it in this web page.

This is a small sampling of…


Added by J. C. Walker,Jr. on March 1, 2013 at 10:29pm — No Comments

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