What is Whole Permaculture?
Permaculture is the conscious design of nature-mimicking systems providing for human needs locally. Whole Permaculture facilitates the emergence of a more conscious Permaculture.
What is a Heart Community?
A Heart Community is a Radical Responsibility Possibility Village.
What is Radical Responsibility?
Conscious Radical Responsibility holds that we recognize that we are Radically Responsible for the choices we make - both our conscious choices AND our unconscious choices. It is being inescapably responsible for the level of responsibility being taken in any context and any space, even when it looks like there is no context and no space.
See our Context guide.
What is a Possibility Village?
A Possibility Village is a human-scale, regenerative-culture, initiation-centered, archetypical village, thriving with music, elders, and children, where women and men grow up, where love and healing happens, where you can stop fearfully battling for your life against threats of warfare, chemical contamination, corporate psychopaths, or death by rent and taxation. A possibility village can also be an ashram.
What is One Small Town?
Unity within community. A small town is a place of abundance and prosperity for all people, where there are no hurdles to progress or restrictions on personal growth of any of the people.
What is an Ashram?
An ashram is a simple, spiritual hermitage yet it provides all the basic human necessities in a clean space and environment which are perfect for self-reflection and self-improvement. An ashram is typically located far from human habitation, in forest, deserts, or mountainous regions amidst refreshing natural surroundings conducive to spiritual instruction or fulfillment and meditation.
What is a Mahima?
Mahima means Grace. A Mahima is not a place of worship, religion, philosophy, or belief system. It is a space to explore technologies for wellbeing.
What is HeartCraft?
HeartCraft is a multiplayer cooperative mettāgame model whose players build a Gaian Gameworld using a regenerative model built on ancient wisdom with modern, biomimetic tools.
What is a Gameworld?
Gameworlds are social organisms. Each Gameworld has a Context, Distinctions, Values, Rules-of-engagement (how to play the game), and an intended outcome.
What is a Gaian Gameworld?
It is a:
- infinite game
- contexted in
- healing and
- processes and
- radical responsibility, and
- providing value to Gaia.
What is Biomimetics?
The examination of nature, its systems, its procedures, processes and elements to then take inspiration for new maps and inventions that help humans solve problems in which we are facing.
What is TEK?
Traditional Ecological Knowledge describes indigenous and other traditional knowledge of local resources. As a field of study in Northern American anthropology, TEK refers to "a cumulative body of knowledge, belief, and practice, evolving by accumulation of TEK and handed down through generations through traditional songs, stories and beliefs. It is concerned with the relationship of living beings (including human) with their traditional groups and with their environment.”
What is Heartware?
Akin to hardware in the traditional technology language, it is the hardwired plumbing of the soul in which awareness flows from, through, and back to, and can connect at anytime with other Heartware.
What is Thoughtware?
Akin to software in the traditional technology language, it is the continuous stream of conscious energy within Heartware applied in accordance with its embedded HeartMap.
What is a HeartMap?
Akin to the architecture of one’s soul, human design, astrology, gene key, enneagram, dosha, and similar, it is the map that the soul weaves through the heart and mind, or, love in action.
What is a Nanonation?
A nanonation can be defined as the cultural-context-space being held by a group of three or more people mutually committed to each other while serving a common purpose. Nanonations can be declared as a permanent autonomous zone.
What is a Permanent Autonomous Zone?
A permanent autonomous zone (PAZ) is a community that is autonomous from the generally recognized state or authority structure in which it is embedded. PAZs are not controlled by any government (as recognized by other governments).
What is Economics?
Economics can be defined as the study of resource coordination for the purpose of promoting overall well-being. In this context, the focus of economics extends beyond the traditional notions of scarce resources and unlimited wants and needs. It emphasizes the efficient and equitable allocation and utilization of resources to enhance the welfare and quality of life for individuals, communities, and societies as a whole.
What is Circular Economics?
This refers to an economic model that aims to minimize waste, maximize resource efficiency, and promote sustainability. It emphasizes the concept of a circular flow of resources, where materials and products are reused, recycled, or repurposed to create a closed-loop system. Circular economics seeks to reduce the reliance on finite resources, minimize environmental impact, and foster long-term economic resilience by prioritizing the regeneration and reutilization of resources throughout their life cycle.
What is Grassroots Economics?
This refers to economic activities, initiatives, or systems that emerge from and are driven by local communities, often at a grassroots level. It involves bottom-up approaches to economic development, where community members actively participate in decision-making processes and take ownership of economic activities that address their specific needs and aspirations. Grassroots economics empowers communities to shape their economic destiny, fostering self-reliance, social cohesion, and sustainable development tailored to their unique circumstances.
What is Economic Commons?
This refers to a collective agreement among a group of individuals, organizations, or communities to manage and govern a shared economic resource or system. It involves establishing a set of rules, principles, and norms that guide the management, allocation, and distribution of resources for the benefit of all participants. In the context of managing mutual credit, an Economic Commons involves a group agreement to utilize mutual credit as an instrument or voucher of the agreement. Mutual credit allows participants to trade goods and services without relying on traditional forms of currency.
What is a Community Inclusion Currency?
This is an instrument used within an Economic Commons to facilitate economic transactions and foster community development. CIC is designed to promote local trade, social cohesion, & sustainable practices. It can be considered both grassroots and circular in nature. As a grassroots instrument, CIC is often initiated and managed by local communities, enabling them to address their specific economic needs and priorities. It also embodies circular principles by incorporating mechanisms such as trade balance, expiration & re-issuance (demurrage), as well as drawing inspiration from indigenous practices of rotational mutual aid. CIC encourages economic interactions that prioritize community well-being and the equitable distribution of resources while promoting sustainable and regenerative practices.
Seeding a Heart Community Possibility Village Model: