[permaculture] Peak Oil -
healinghawk at earthlink.net
Fri Jul 13 18:21:06 EDT 2007
> Hi Tommy,
> I sincerely appreciate that you are getting it about the end of oil, the
> various plans of the neocons, and your calls to wake up. Yes, its all
> happening - its real - and humanity is in for some serious changes. Anyone
> who starts to see this should be scared shitless, and it sounds like you are
> there. That is good. That is what it takes to make the necessary changes.
> What are you doing specifically? I see you are from Austin by your email.
> That is a fairly large city. Are you growing your own food there? Have you
> constructed a water catchment system? Or perhaps, dug a pond for fish?
> What designs have you implemented? Have you created a community where there
> is a focus towards sustainability?
I am in the observation phase of designing Ecocity Austin.
I live in an apartment.
I'm a disabled vet living on disability compensation.
I buy all my food, either from the store or the farmers market - or the
coop, if I drive up there.
I drive a gasoline-powered car.
One of my teachers at New College was Richard Heinberg, author of /The
Basically, I'm fucked. I'm into designing my way out of there without
weenying out and designing a groovy farm in Bumfuck, Egypt to avoid the
marauding hoards of starving urbanites after 2030. I don't want to live
if human civilization fails.
Thanks for responding.
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