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    Inner Permaculture

     

    ...connecting universals to techniques

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  • Inner & Outer Permaculture Merging Into One

  • Outer Permaculture Meets Inner Permaculture

    Conversation between Dan Palmer, originator of http://makingpermaculturestronger.net (which is becoming a book!), and http://veryediblegardens.com.au

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    Clinton Callahan, author of Radiant Joy Brilliant Love, Conscious Feelings, and Goodnight Feelings, and originator of http://PossibilityManagement.org.

  • Humanity Is Already In The Shift From Patriarchy To Archearchy

    Culture shift occurs through both internal and external behavior change, Inner-Permaculture and Outer-Permaculture.

    What is your part in facilitating this shift?

  • Global Gameworlds

    THE GLOBAL GAMEWORLD OF PERMACULTURE IS AT A GLOBAL CROSSROADS

    Permaculture is conscious design of nature-mimicking systems providing for human needs locally.

     

    Permaculture is a global gameworld at a global crossroads.

     

    Either Permaculture 'phoenixes' itself and starts over with personal transformation at its core, or the evolutionary needs of people will drive them elsewhere and the Permaculture gameworld will collapse like a chocolate Easter bunny, sweet on the outside and hollow on the inside.

    DEEP ECOLOGY

    Deep ecology is an ecological and environmental philosophy promoting the inherent worth of living beings regardless of their instrumental utility to human needs, plus a restructuring of modern human societies in accordance with such ideas.

    TRANSFORMATION

    Transformation is any holistic nonlinear change process to an unknowable future state which is navigated through skilled trial-and-error actions that give birth to newly invented mindsets, worldviews, gamerules, culture, and behaviors with improved results.

    INNER PERMACULTURE

    Inner Permaculture facilitates the emergence of a more conscious Permaculture.

     

    Inner Permaculture is a powerful toolset of distinctions, maps, thoughtware, and initiatory processes that facilitate the evolution of consciousness so that inner reactions to outer interactions have the same sustainable elegance and regenerative abundance as a permaculture garden.

     

    Inner Permaculture and Outer Permaculture are two sides of the same land.

     

    The transformed future state of holistic Inner and Outer Permaculture is so radically different from the current state of Permaculture that the people and culture will change to implement it successfully. Without these 'inner' shifts of mindset and culture, the 'external' implementation of new structures, systems, processes or technology do not produce their intended results.

     

    For example, many large IT projects fail because they require a mindset and culture change that is not successfully facilitated, If the new strategy requires people to share information across strongly held boundaries or to put the needs of the enterprise over their own turf agendas, behaviors which until that moment were forbidden, inner changes are needed. Without these changes in attitude and behavior, people the change fails to deliver its potential.

     

    Evolving Permaculture to include transformation at its center is a scary, unpredictable process where stress skyrockets and emotions run high. Learning new tools for navigating stress and emotions is a key deliverable of Inner Permaculture, exactly the resources needed to facilitate and navigate the shifts.

  • Reviews
    "Picking up this book for the first time is to hold a route map to the future in the palm of your hand. Use what you learn from it and be warned your life will change forever. You will become a co-creator of a beautiful new world. People & Permaculture is a pathway to this new world. It will indeed change your life if you absorb its wisdom and apply its tools and techniques. It will enhance your personal and professional relationships and help you to design better projects. It is a big step forward in permaculture thinking and a valuable addition to any library. May it bring you balance and fulfilment and enable you to become an even more effective advocate for the Earth."

    --Polly Higgins, Barrister, author of Eradicating Ecocide

     

    "This book is cause for celebration! Many of us have long hankered for the insights and principles of permaculture to be translated to serve all aspects of our lives. Looby Macnamara has been worth waiting for: she fills the bill with luminous clarity, lean eloquence and an exquisite knowledge of systems. Her opening chapters on 'Thinking like an Ecosystem' should be required reading in every classroom from third grade through graduate school. Equally rewarding are her applications of permaculture to health, communication and the life of the mind. It's part of the genius of the book that all this, once you see it, can seem as natural as breathing."

    --Joanna Macy, co-author, Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We're in Without Going Crazy

     

    "The application of permaculture principles and thinking to peoplecare has long been a vexed issue for permaculture activists, designers and teachers. In this book Looby Macnamara uses her solid grounding in permaculture to show that its principles and thinking can help us all be effective and hopeful in an age of change and challenge. In the process she draws in kindred ideas and influences from the field of peoplecare, making a significant contribution in the ongoing evolution of permaculture as a concept and a movement creating a better world."

    --David Holmgren, co-originator of the permaculture concept

     

    About the Author
    Looby has been teaching permaculture since 2002, and is partner of a leading teaching and consultancy venture, Designed Visions. She runs full permaculture design courses as well as teacher training, advanced permaculture design and peoplecare courses. Looby travels to Nepal to support the Himalayan Permaculture Centre. She has supported the development and growth of permaculture nationally through her input as trustee of the Permaculture Association (Britain) for 5 years (2001-2006) and was the Chairperson for two of these. She is still an active member of the permaculture community; she is a diploma tutor and is engaged with the education working group. Looby lives in Herefordshire with her partner Chris Evans and two daughters. She enjoys singing, yoga, gardening and making all sorts of things from cakes and wine, to clothes and blankets.

  • David Holmgren & Dan Palmer Discovering a Handbook for Inner Permaculture

    Radiant Joy Brilliant Love by Clinton Callahan

    This hard-hitting and innovative book immediately challenges the deceptions about love and intimacy rampant in today's patriarchal culture. At the same time, "Radiant Joy Brilliant Love" reveals a step-by-step process for discovering and living out alternative possibilities. The author claims that even the 'best' of our relationships are still generally basic level; what he calls 'Ordinary Human Relationship'. He asserts that two more domains remain to be explored: namely, Extraordinary Human Relationship and Archetypal Love. The book shows exactly how to enter these new domains, and how to stay there long enough to cultivate genuine intimacy, nurturance, excitement and satisfaction together.

     

    Review

    “A powerful Instrument for learning love by doing exactly what its reviewers claimed. You won't digest this book, it will digest you. Reading it is like importing a computer virus that replaces everything in your hard drive regarding love that was wishy-washy and full of victimhood and installs clarity and personal responsibility. The light is so bright it may hurt your eyes. Clinton Callahan establishes a new "possibility" language that builds on and synthesizes previous psychological models and creates powerful new personal growth tools for self and relationship. This book is the closest thing to a manual of Awareness and Awakening that I have ever encountered. There is nowhere to hide from yourself after you've read this book. If you read it, you will share it with everyone who is important to you and use the concepts and experiments revealed every day for the rest of your blessed life.”

    --Peleg D. Midgett

     

    About the Author

    Clinton started experimenting to discover what it takes to unfold the immense potentials in people back in 1975 with small weekly Possibilty Teams. So many experiments unleashed fruitful results that collecting them and training others to deliver them evolved into what is now referred to as Possibility Management which blossoms into your life at Expand The Box trainings. Clinton authored Directing the Power of Conscious Feelings, and Goodnight Feelings, and with the team at General Memetics is currently sharing as much of Possibility Management as fast as he can through the massively-multiplayer online-and-offline personal-development thoughtware-upgrade game called StartOver.xyz.

  • What Is There To Do ?

    Comparing the Life and Practices of Outer-Permaculture and Inner-Permaculture

    Outer-Permaculture Scanning the Ecosystem

    Inner-Permaculture Scanning the Ecosystem

    Scanning your upper world, middle world, and underworld, scanning your 5 Bodies, the resonance field, the coolness factor, noticing what you are noticing with, being aware of what you are aware of, paying attention to your attention, getting present, navigating the waking state, flowing power, getting centered, grounded and bubbled, distinguishing your Box from your Being, connecting Being-to-Being, choosing to enter adulthood and archetypal initiatory processes.

    Outer-Permaculture Repairing and Preparing Soil

    Inner-Permaculture Repairing and Preparing Soil

    Building your Matrix, upgrading your thoughtware, owning your center and your authority, distinguishing your Box and your Gremlin, Phase 1 and Phase 2 of feelings work, opening your Pearl, distilling your Bright Principles, distilling your Shadow Principles, finding your Hidden Competing Commitments, preparing for and jacking-in to your Archetypal Lineage.

    Outer-Permaculture Sprouting Seeds

    Inner-Permaculture Sprouting Seeds

    Books, talks, videos, workshops, trainings, initiatory processes, self surgeries such as Mind Machines, Brain Splits, Rewiring your Brain for fear, gaining proficiency in the 7 core skills and using the 13 tools on your energetic toolbelt.

    Outer-Permaculture Pulling Weeds

    Inner-Permaculture Pulling Weeds

    Healing processes and ongoing experimentation, become an experimenter, become money, become Gaia, become a source, practicing your 3 Powers of Choosing, Declaring, and Asking, choosing which game to play: I win - you lose, I win - you win (win-win, which degrades to lose-lose through compromise), or Winning Happening.

    Outer-Permaculture Harvesting Abundance

    Inner-Permaculture Harvesting Abundance

    Appreciation, love, connection, communication, evolution, developement, co-intelligence, co-creation, discovery, community, inspiration, fulfillment, designing, building, and inhabiting next culture (archearchal) gameworlds together that make the existing gameworlds irrelevant, navigating 5-body intimacies, extraordinary and archetypal love.

  • Resources

    Suggested Readings

    The Chalice and The Blade, Riane Eisler

    The Whispering Pond, Ervin Laszlo

    The Web of Life, Fritjof Capra

    The Impossible Conversation, Dean Walker

    Ecological Democracy, Roy Morrison

    Wild Law, Cormac Cullinan

    End Game, Vols 1&2, Derrick Jensen

    Biosphere Politics, Jeremy Rifkin

    A Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold

    Reconnecting With Nature, Michael J. Cohen

    The Continuum Concept, Jean Leidloff

    Finding Our Way, Margaret Wheatley

    High Noon - 20 Global Problems and 20 Years to Solve Them, J. F. Rischard

    Coming Back to Life, Joanna Macy

    Directing the Power of Conscious Feelings, Clinton Callahan

    Ecopsychology, Theodore Roszak, et al

    The Healing Earth, Philip Sutton Chard

    Conscious Evolution, Barbara Marx Hubbard

    The Cultural Creatives, Paul Ray and Sherry Anderson

    Global Brain, Howard Bloom

    The Transition Handbook, Rob Hopkins

    The Magical Child Matures, Joseph Chilton Pearce

    Ecocities, Richard Register

    Postcarbon Cities, Daniel Lerch

    Better Not Bigger, Eben Fodor

    Beyond Growth, Herman Daly

    Going Local, Michael Shuman

    Stolen Harvest, Vandana Shiva

    Spiritual Ecology, Jim Nollman

    The Long Emergency, James Howard Kunstler

    Radiant Joy Brilliant Love, Clinton Callahan

    This Place on Earth, Alan Durning

    In the Absence of the Sacred, Jerry Mander

     

    Suggested Websites

    Archearchy <http://archearchy.org>

    Bright Future Now - Robert Gilman <https://context.org/

    Business Alliance for Local Living Economies – BALLE <http://livingeconomies.org/>

    Culture Change Consulting <http://culturechange.org/cms/content/view/234/60/>

    Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy <http://steadystate.org/meet/speakers-network/>

    Center for Partnership Studies <http://partnershipway.org/>

    Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund <http://www.celdf.org/>

    Conversation Café <http://conversationcafe.org/>

    Deep Green Resistance <http://derrickjensen.org/dgr.html>

    Distinctionary <http://distinctionary.xyz>

    Dragon Speaking

    Earth Charter <http://earthcharterinaction.org/content/>

    Earth Jurisprudence <http://earthjurisprudence.org/>

    Eradicating Ecocide - Polly Higgins <https://eradicatingecocide.com/>

    Fodor & Associates - Research, Consulting and Land Use Planning <http://fodorandassociates.com/>

    Gaia Education <https://www.gaiaeducation.org/>

    Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) <http://ecovillage.org>

    Initiations <http://initiations.org>

    James Howard Kunstler <http://kunstler.com/>

    Kaos Pilots <https://kaospilots.ch/the-kaospilots/>

    Living Resilience <https://livingresilience.net/programs/>

    Let’s Live Local <http://pathwaystotransition.com/lets_live_local.htm>

    Making Permaculture Stronger - Dan Palmer <http://makingpermaculturestronger.net>

    Margaret Wheatley <http://margaretwheatley.com/>

    Michael Shuman <http://small-mart.org/>

    Mission Life Force <https://www.missionlifeforce.org/>

    Nanonations <http://nanonations.org>

    Naomi Klein <http://naomiklein.org/main>

    Nature’s Trust <http://law.uoregon.edu/faculty/mwood/docs/naturestrust2.pdf> and

    <http://law.uoregon.edu/faculty/mwood/>

    Open Space Technology <http://openspaceworld.org/>

    Partnow Communications <http://partnowcom.com/>

    Possibility Management <http://possibilitymanagement.org>

    Possibility Team <http://possibilityteam.org>

    Post Carbon Institute <http://postcarbon.org/>

    Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy <http://poclad.org/>

    Project Drawdown <https://www.drawdown.org/>

    Project NatureConnect <http://ecopsych.com/>

    Solari Circles <http://solari.com/>

    SpacePort <http://spaceport.strikingly.com>

    S.P.A.R.K. Experiments <http://sparkexperiments.org>

    StartOver.xyz (http://startover.xyz)

    Story of Stuff <http://storyofstuff.com/>

    SYNCON - Barbara Marx Hubbard <http://barbaramarxhubbard.com/con/node/54> and

    <http://evolve.org/pub/doc/synergy_sectors.html>

    Tools for Change <http://toolsforchange.org/>

    Torus Technology <http://torustechnology.org>

    Transition US <http://transitionus.org/>