Whole-system approach when planning smart sustainable solutions

  Western cultural paradigms are strongly shaped by science, rationalism and reductionism. We evolved through the ancient dualisms of physics/metaphysics (Plato and Greek philosophy), matter/soul, earth/sky, material/spiritual (Christianity), emotional/rational, physical/mental, internal subject/external object, nature/culture,.. We developed within a dualistic culture, whether we are aware or not of it, that shaped our conception of the world … More Whole-system approach when planning smart sustainable solutions

The Revolution of the Cultural Creatives

” A growing segment of Western population is transforming mainstream culture through their ability to synthesize vast amounts of information, make counter-culture choices for sustainability and wellness, and ultimately bring forward a missing but critically needed worldview for 21st century living: practical wisdom, called PHRONESIS in the ancient world.“ Have you ever experienced a deep connection … More The Revolution of the Cultural Creatives

Permaculture, a new complete and hopeful perspective

Permaculture, abbreviation for “permanent agriculture”,is a paradigm developed in the 70s, which considers the need of building a cooperative relationship between human being and nature, in order to preserve life and ecosystems. It is not a science,but an integration of many sectors of knowledge, that are involved in designing habitats that respect certain values such … More Permaculture, a new complete and hopeful perspective