How Communities Fail – Episode 19

How Communities Fail - Episode 19 Show Notes

Round 1: Have you watched Hugh-mongous?

:03 Hugh-mongous breakdown

1:17 To watch or not to watch


Round 2: Arrival

3:00 Paul’s background in community

3:25 Proclaim a deal

3:55 Gappers


Round 3: Pig bucket problem (4:23)

6:33 Belly of the pig

7:37 Yell the magic words

9:00 Take the “pig” off your bucket


Round 4: Embrace the noobs (9:16)

9:30 Label the f*ck out of everything

10:20 Knowledge and building earthworks


Round 5: Undesirables sucking resources (11:25)

11:38 Think of the Employers!

12:25 Stay picky?

13:03 I’m amaze you have a job!

13:50 Hiring professionals


Round 6: The Favican problem (14:25)

14:47 A job in the middle of nowhere


Round 7: Hiring, hypothetically (15:50)


Round 8: Where’s the smokey air (16:55)


Round 9: Paul lays down the plan (18:08)

18:16 Deep roots

19:01 Twenty-month party


Round 10: Commanding thoughts

19:56 Back to paul’s big sentence

21:14 Why discuss this at a PDC?

22:01 Thoughts you need to think

22:15 Standard human behavior


Round 11: Blowing things out of proportion

22:30 An influx of people

23:17 Minor bumps in the Ant village road

24:06 Lacking communication

24:48 Guy with the god complex

25:55 Ants become dissatisfied

Are these small things?

25:47 Blowing up the PDC

27:18 See it, day 8 or 9

28:00 Clarifying question

28:59 Students fueling the fire

29:32 PDC students’ P.O.V.

30:16 Why are you upset?

31:02 Social justice warrior students

32:00 See it in action


Round 12: Facts, not feelings (32:23)

33:07 Is it difficult to talk to Paul about feelings?

34:30 Bringing a case


Round 13: Infinitely listening to everyone (35:37)

37:00 Consensus consuming time

38:19 1,000 puppet masters

39:12 Majority still believing


Round 14: Questioning what this is about (39:27)

39:56 Restructuring things here

40:37 Polishing systems


Round 15: Communication between communities

40:47 Sharing failures

41:37 Influence of outsiders coming in

42:02 Tiny & trivial take time


Round 16: Change, change, change, money, money, money!

42:36 Set it aside

42:53 Connecting with neighbors

43:31 Thou shalt not innovate!

44:21 Changing laws for building codes

45:08 Time to learn things, try things!


Round 17: A different strategy (47:00)

47:37 Conclusion of peace

48:50 Bonding with permaculture people

49:15 Missoula community


Round 18: Currently under construction

49:55 Ten year mark

50:52 Smoke from the sauder

51:26 Keeping critics away

51:56 The “Reviewers”


Round 19: Respecting private property

52:23 Trespassers will be impressed

53:44 Privacy of people

54:47 Gulch-like

55:37 It’s your property


Round 20: Behind a locked gate (56:38)

57:12 Rural response time

58:18 Cut the lock

Round 21: Discretion (59:20)

1:00:06 Why be discrete?

1:02:18 Swatting

1:03:12 Paul anonymously swats Josiah

1:05:02 Obey!

1:07:00 Requesting location discretion

1:08:48 Owning some pretty interesting sh*t

1:11:38 Online threats

1:12:30 Professional respect


Round 22: Confronting nature in Ant Village (1:17:43)

1:14:43 Ant or grasshopper?

1:15:20 Start small and humble

1:16:26 Bowing out gracefully

1:18:05 Who is stopping you?

1:19:37 Self-employment is encouraged

1:21:12 Fred, say something!

1:22:14 Jim’s improvements $1,500

1:23:51 Do the research

1:25:06 Pooling money for land


Round 23: Books and Jamborees

1:26:30 Creating a Life together (https://www.amazon.com/Creating-Life-Together-Ecovillages-Intentional/dp/0865714711)

1:26:45 Human Ownership (https://board.freedomainradio.com/page/books/the_handbook_of_human_ownership_a_manual_for_new_tax_farmers.html)

1:27:42 Permaculture students ignoring volunteerism

1:28:22 RMH Jamboree (https://permies.com/wiki/63312/permaculture-projects/Rocket-Mass-Heater-Workshop-Jamboree)

Your Hosts

Paul


Paul Wheaton Bio Photo

Paul Wheaton Permies.com Richsoil.com

Paul Wheaton is the tyrannical dictator of Permies.com, the largest permaculture forum on the web. As a certified master gardener and permaculture designer, he’s built an empire around what he calls, ‘infecting brains with permaculture’. His forums are full of rich information, and there are a number of great free resources, guides, and articles that can be found on his sister site, Richsoil.com as well.




Josiah


Partner, Director of Education PermaEthos

Josiah Wallingford is a permaculture instructor, Partner and Director of Education for PermaEthos, and Owner of Brink of Freedom.




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