How Communities Fail
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
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
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?
1:03:12 Paul anonymously swats Josiah
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)
1:27:42 Permaculture students ignoring volunteerism
1:28:22 RMH Jamboree (https://permies.com/wiki/63312/permaculture-projects/Rocket-Mass-Heater-Workshop-Jamboree)
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