Why Intentional Communities – Episode 15

Why Intentional Community - Episode 15 Show Notes

Round 1 : PDC & ATC is over!

0:53 - Paul’s list

1:09 - It all started with the Kickstarter

2:54 - PDC & ATC video are available

http://learn.permaethos.com/p/permaculture-design-course

Round 2: An interesting story from Fred

3:34 - Fred the property manager?

4:19 - Fred works for a PDC at Paul’s

5:49 -The status of the community

6:42 - Record a podcast with Paul

Round 3: Building relationships

8:38 - Why do we give a shit about community?

8:59 - Housemates

9:36 - Permaculture replacing petroleum with people

10:00 - Dating & marriage

Round 4: Designing community

10:36 - Current models of community

11:57 - Anonymous asks; Are people potentially more combustible than petroleum?

13:27 - Josiah’s big black book plug

14:43 - Sharing a very precise goal

15:44 - Set a metric for “fail”

17:12 - Magic #2

Round 5: Benefits of community

18:07 - Get community to work

18:40 - Social interaction

20:50 - Security & raising family

22:00 - Neighborhood Connections

23:01 - Highly intelligent people in social situations

24:02 - Reducing expenditures

Round 6: Paul’s “big click” - 26:24

Round 7: Security and comfort

29:04 - Thinking safety

29:31 - “A good system is an extremely diverse system”

30:46 - Security means comfort and confidence

31:59 - Idea of comfort

33:17 - A horrible divorce

33:58 - Spiritual requirements

34:30 - 90% failing is a good thing

Round 8: Diversity of skills - 35:53

37:00 - When the carpenter arrives

37:57 - So-called “experts”

39:02 - “Fred’s a dumb-fuck”

39:44 - A visitor’s perspective

Round 9: Moving things forward with communication

40:23 - Communicating with dickishness

42:25 - Negotiation or persuasion

43:35 - Hostility driving a consensus system

45:30 - Experimenting to solve the community puzzle

Round 10: All here, the whole time - 45:56

46:33 - PDC full scramble

47:14 - Paul’s PDC format

48:00 - Wonderful, beautiful things from the PDC

49:03 - Awesome artifacts from the ATC

Round 11: Perspective

50:44 - Josiah the spectator

51:36 - Resident Fred

52:40 - 3x more than what Sepp Holzer’s done

54:17 - Ant village, deep roots, boot camp

54:45 White people meet Pocahontas

55:46 - Re-husp, rediscover

57:16 - Paul needs it to exist!

Round 12: Coming soon on Permaculture Smackdown - 58:26

58:40 - Fred’s going to the moon

Round 13: Answering Roger Austin’s long question - 1:00:05

1:01:05 - https://permies.com/c/10

1:01:35 - Success at Damanhur, Findhorn, Songaia

1:04:44 - Central leadership & spirituality

1:06:19 - Experimenting with people’s lives

1:07:10 - Cost of leaving a community

1:09:43 - Persuading the abbot

1:11:46 - Sacrifice for the future of permaculture

1:13:13 - Starving

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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