[permaculture] 1. Re: Why is permaculture more about selling books, DVDs and
Lawrence F. London, Jr.
lflj at intrex.net
Fri Jul 3 14:57:43 EDT 2009
Wesley Roe and Santa Barbara Permaculture Network wrote:
> now you must be very happy with yourself
> shame on you, hope you have shared all your rants with us
Read what he said and take the more angry bits with a tolerant grain of salt. He is making good points though
painting much of the permaculture movement unfairly with a broad brush.
I do not think your callous and noncaring remark lends much credibility to your work,
especially if you claim to help those in need.
I like what he had to say and am glad as hell he posted it here.
>> guys; cant we acknowledge and reconcile the fact that most people cant
>> afford the Permaculture pubicqtions AND that most Permaculturalists are
>> busting there arses for no money
Very true and in many circumstances.
>> we need to go beyond; like 30 years ago
>> it doesnt help that the permaculturalist pioneers are a bunch of go it alone
>> curmudgeons who would rather hold a grudge for "à years than cooperate
>> here is some news; perennial polyculture was invented by poor people; before
>> the friggin Permaculture movement
>> if you want to become an angry rent seeking old hippy this is exactly the
Few are really like that these days; survival preempts harboring attitude.
>> its the capitalist ethic which has destroyed the world and might explain why
>> this list/community is so tired and dysfunctional and the FOOD JUSTICE
>> community is super active
This is the only permaculture list (with a few blog/webforum exceptions) that isn't tired and dysfunctional.
>> grow up
The food justice community is important & I would like to see select links to online resources for this.
In fact it is going to be way more important in the near future - have a look at my Xpost on the
HR 2749 Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009.
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