Nothing will change in ourselves, our communities or the society around us unless we change our beliefs first. We cannot bring our sick culture into permaculture and expect it to work. We must embrace the permaculture ethic of people care and…
Permaculture ethics are three guiding principles of permaculture. They are:
1. Care for the Earth: Respect and protect the Earth and its natural resources.
2. Care for People: Respect and support the needs and contributions of all people.
3. Limits of Growth and Consumption: By governing our own needs, we can set resources aside to further the above principles.
Permaculture ethics are an essential part of permaculture design. They are meant to be used as a guide to ensure that people are making decisions and taking action that are sustainable and beneficial to the environment and people.
If the goal of permaculture is to supercede the current culture of wastefulness, anti-earth care, industrialism and division, it will not succeed as long as we bring our old bully culture, the anti-people care world view into the new system we… more