Hope is fieldcraft for spiritual survival, and we are looking here to those operating on the frontlines of the human condition for initiation into its secrets.
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Other Writings on Hope
What is a Natural Human Being? - Enter...
We might say that it is the person who has understood that the enactment of a radical choice is needed to remove the chains and become liberated - and then acts upon that knowledge. The Four Truths of the Noble Ones make this very clear: understanding without action, like empathy without compassion, does not lead to liberation.
The Unhefted Human: rethinking who we are in the Age of Information - Enter...
J. Lanier asks the question we should all be asking ourselves: given both the momentum to screw up the human world and the capability to vastly improve it, how will people behave? Except that it's not just the human world we are talking about, but the world, this world, this miracle of life we are fortunate enough to participate in
The Budding Permaculturalist: a three-part journey through Laos, permaculture and the global question of waste - Enter...
What [permaculture] does, in fact, is render our current use of the term ‘waste’ obsolete: it shows us that, in a permacultural perspective, we might even say that we do not produce waste at all. We merely displace and transform resources.
Rivers In The Sky: a dummy's guide to saving the planet - Enter...Farm incomes quadrupled over a period of ten years thanks to a re-greening project that brought an area the size of Belgium back from beyond the brink with some very basic (albeit hard to achieve) landscape redesign. It took manpower and a lot of investment. But it proved that there is nothing, absolutely nothing preventing us from demanding that our governments and corporations devolve even only a fraction of what they spend on military budgets towards regreening and rehabilitating lost habitats in key areas around the world.