[permaculture] Why is permaculture more about selling books, DVDs and training courses?
amanno at angelamanno.com
Wed Jun 24 15:32:57 EDT 2009
Are you familiar with the magazine “Permaculture Activist”? I'd be
interested to get your impressions. It has a very good reputation.
On Jun 24, 2009, at 4:37 AM, Bela Beke wrote:
> I agree with you Suraj.
> Don't know what the solution may be.Be interesting to see who else will
> reply ,and what comments are going to be made
> How do you think 'experts' be able to help spread the knowledge?What
> would you like to see change?
> Regards,Bela Beke
> Suraj Kumar wrote:
>> I get the feeling that the permaculture movement has morphed into a
>> market place to sell books, DVDs and training courses related to
>> permaculture than a platform for sharing techniques and allowing
>> humans to live closer to nature in a simpler way. Many a material I
>> find on the internet are incomplete and keep referring to "Stuff to
>> Buy" or "Courses to Take". Just search for permaculture on youtube and
>> that's what you find. Any site claiming to be a "permaculture" site
>> talks about doing a course.
>> Or am I mistaken? I'd love to be corrected if I'm mistaken.
>> I remember some noble soul here who had setup permaculture.info - that
>> is great! WTG! But, why do the 'experts' end up locking themselves
>> into seclusion and not share their knowledge?
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