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Transition Towns and New Rules

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Andrew Fletcher once wrote “Let me write the ballads and I don’t care who writes the laws.”  Ballad writing I think is so much more important in our culture today than writing laws.  Laws are increasingly favoring unsustainable companies and … Continue reading

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Greenbacks in Nature’s Blueprint: Modeling Nature In Our Economy and Government

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So I’ve had this post done for quite some time but between packing (as I mentioned before we’re moving) and writing for my other blog ( Words Written On A Blank Page), I didn’t have time to add the links … Continue reading

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Modeling Nature, Designing Culture:

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We’re moving.  We’ve packed lots of stuff these past few days, filling boxes with only those items that we know we will use in the future.  Our basement is nearly empty of the mountains of things that it once contained … Continue reading

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Why We Need A Good Design: Staring Down The Triceratops (4 of 4)

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(Previous Post: Why We Need A Good Design: The Domesticated Human Or Sailing With Fritz) Staring Down the Triceratops: As I write this, piles of children’s toys surround me.  My kids are play-fighting again, making mock karate moves, dancing like … Continue reading

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Why We Need A Good Design: The Domesticated Human (or Sailing With Fritz) (3 of 4)

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(Previous Post: Why We Need A Good Design: Frostbitten Twice Shy Babe) The Domesticated Human (or Sailing With Fritz): When I was nineteen years old I went on a sailing trip with a couple of my friends across Lake Michigan.  … Continue reading

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Why We Need A Good Design: Frostbitten Twice Shy Babe (2 of 4)

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(Previous Post: Man Against Nature) Frostbitten Twice Shy Babe This is me . . . or rather, this is my left foot . . . Notice that it doesn’t have toes. Nine years ago in the Adirondack Mountains of New … Continue reading

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Why We Need A Good Design: Man against Nature (Part 1 of 4)

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Man Against Nature There are Squirrels in my yard that are pulling up the plants that I just planted, and  burying their acorns in the pots of soft dirt where once stood a small rhubarb and potential Ginkgos and nut … Continue reading

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