[permaculture] Mollison Quote Source

Steve Hart stevenlawrencehart at gmail.com
Wed Dec 31 02:11:32 EST 2014


Wow...that Mollison interview by Scott Vlaun brings back many memories,
since my first PDC with him in 1981. It also shows very loudly the poetic
license and gross exaggeration and distortion of any sense of truth that
Mollison was in the height of through those heady years. Its a shame that
so many take all his words so seriously,as if they were factual. But the
real fact is that most were far from that. The theatre of Mollison. But it
was a great evangelising tool which spread like wild fire. And, needed to
be. The urgency has not dimmed, perhaps its even greater. And there are
even more challenges today than 35 & 25 years ago. It would be great to
bring some honesty, integrity and more rigour into the whole movement along
with higher standards and more excellence to now prove by example. Sure
there are many great examples out there now, but we still have a long way
to go. As a movement I feel we have not emerged out of the weed,
successional phase yet. It would be great to excell onto the pioneer stage.
Then the drama will begin.

Great read thanks Jason and Scott..its that time of year to flash back to
memories. Then look ahead.......Steve Hart

On 31 December 2014 at 14:51, Jason Gerhardt <jasongerhardt at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks, Steve and Christopher.
>
> I needed an actual reference for an education article I'm writing, which
> Scott Vlaun provided to my delight! Scott said he can't post on the list at
> the moment so I will share his source. It's an excellent interview Scott
> did with Bill back in the Seeds of Change days that I look forward to
> revisiting.
>
>
> http://seedzen.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/bill-mollison-seeds-of-change-interview.pdf
>
> Jason
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 12:38 PM, Jason Gerhardt <jasongerhardt at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Christopher,
> > As in, Penny heard Bill say it years ago, or Penny is the one who
> actually
> > said it and it got attributed to Bill?
> >
> > Jason
> >
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