[permaculture] Inclusion and Invisible Structures
bob at bobwaldrop.net
Wed Aug 13 12:16:43 EDT 2014
The entire text of Section 1 "Invisible Structures "of my ebook on urban
permaculture is online at http://www.ipermie.net/ipermiesample.pdf and
may be downloaded and read freely. It is about a permaculture approach
to invisible structures. Below are the chapters of that section and
their brief summaries. The section begins on page 177 if you want to go
directly to it.
Bob Waldrop, Okie City
**Section 1: Invisible Structures *
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick
society. Jiddu Krishnamurti
Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may
be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just. Blaise Pascal
*Section List of Chapters *
**01011 Invisible Structure Basics*
Structures, systems, religions, organizations, political and economic
systems, all the "software" that makes human societies work. We move
towards creating a society where it is easier to care for people, care
for the planet, and have a care for the future.
**01021 Invisible structures for urban and college permaculture*
The special circumstances involving invisible structures of urban and
**01031 Design issues in our urban realities*
The importance of local governments. 18 urban design imperatives.
Problems of cities.
*01041 Invisible Structure Toolbox*
14 interesting permaculture design tools useful in urban areas.
*01051 Zones in Invisible Structures*
Memes, habits/behaviors, structures, systems, communities, cultures,
peoples, species. Eight zones for permaculture work.
*01061 Observations About Invisible Structures*
Invisible structures have consequences. Changing invisible structures
has consequences. Be careful! The problem of
**01071 Succession and Invisible Structures*
Memetic evidence of damaged cultural ecologies, first, second, and third
order change agents.
*01081 Extended Families, Groups, Organizations*
The utility and importance of voluntary cooperation and kinship bonds.
*01091 Open Source Resistance and the Occupy Movement*
Replicating lessons from the Occupy movement.
*01101 Community Permaculture Projects*
Ideas for community permaculture projects in cities and on campus.
*01111 The problem of rent-seeking*
What happens when invisible structures corrupt and go bad.
**01121 Structures of Control and Liberation*
Memes of control and liberation. How those in control stay in power and
how they oppress the rest of us. The importance of self-fulfilling
*01131 War, peace, and justice*
Laying the foundation for a future of peace with justice. 01141 The
Melbourne Principles -- Ten principles for sustainable cities, adopted
**01151 The Methods of Nonviolent Action*
From the Albert Einstein Institution, by Dr. Gene Sharp, 198 ideas for
nonviolent action. Used here with permission of the
**01161 Social Justice and the Oppression of the Poor*
More on invisible structures gone wrong. How modern societies oppress
the poor and profit from it.
*01171 Invisible Structure Inventory*
The beginning of an inventory of your involvement with invisible
structures and your first thoughts on necessary evolutions in invisible
*01181 Invisible Structure Design Issues*
Two design challenges to get you started.
**01191 Additional resources for Invisible Structures*
http://www.ipermie.net How to permaculture your urban lifestyle and adapt to the realities of peak oil, economic irrationality, political criminality, and peak oil.
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