Category Archives: visions of the future

LOCAL PHOTOS, Mid-September: Green Acres Gardens and Grounds

Note: For more on Green Acres Village and Urban Farm see www. greenacresvillage.org  In order to finish up my planned power point presentation on the “Evolution of Green Acres Village” to the North American Permaculture Convergence in Hopland California on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Annals of Western Drought Department: Difficult and Encouraging Impacts, 2016

Over the past decade or so I’ve become aware of the increasingly dry situation in the west, not just above ground, but below ground, with shrinking aquifers. I think about all the people who live there, and all who are still … Continue reading

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LOCAL, Green Acres: Second Weekly Community Dinner of Fall Semester

Despite near daily rain, we were able to converge on the patio last night for a wonderful meal and conversation with pot roast and a special guest: A woofer from France, named Lea. Weekly Community Dinner: Arielle in the lead, … Continue reading

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Florida graffiti spells out what’s ahead, plus new LOCAL photos

Mystery graffiti with grim message appears on abandoned SoBe tower Of course the letters of this message, very neatly done, were painted over within hours. For more on Florida’s disappearing land, see The Atlantic: Preparing for the Inevitable Sea Level Rise … Continue reading

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Richard Dolan: Possible radical post-disclosure ramifications on culture, energy, religion . . .

“I didn’t say disclosure would be easy. But what’s the alternative to that? Living with fiction?  . . . I think we’re better than the ridiculous nonsensical culture that jazzes all around us and keeps us as children.” Really worth … Continue reading

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Howard Zinn: 'A People's History of American Empire' in 8 minutes

Howard Zinn leads us by the hand through his own personal transformation from programmed American hero-bombardier in World War II to the people’s historian who took off his own conceptual helmut and was horrified by what he discovered. Book Review: … Continue reading

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Fever dreams, immigrants, osterizers, and resilience — no matter what.

Yesterday, for the first time in at least a dozen years, I was “sick.” By this I mean, I was “running a temperature,” “had a fever.” Somewhere around 99.6° to 99.9° all day. And of course, the accompanying aches and … Continue reading

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Decentralization Department: Microgrids!

While we debate the tired question of dirty, unsustainable, finite fossil fuel or clean, relatively “free” renewable energy, what may be the more important distinction is between centralized vs. decentralized power, whatever the source. Dreams of gigantic solar arrays and … Continue reading

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Permaculture goes Mainstream! In today's The Guardian, the delights of the Garden . . .

This is a great piece that appeared in today’s The Guardian, by the editor of Britain’s Permaculture magazine, showing the process and results of 24 years of transforming a wasted, ruined, denuded landscape into a complex and diverse paradise for … Continue reading

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Cultural, Ethical Implications of the Shift from Soldiers to Mercenaries in the Internet Era

Core Issues: Mercenaries at War July 9, 2014 by Rose Day Exclusive to Exopermaculture A.K. After corresponding with Rose Day on a number of occasions, I appreciate her unusually discerning and potent thought process. After ISIS/ISIL presented its “Annual Report” … Continue reading

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