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…
People care is an important part of permaculture - one of the ethical cornerstones of permaculture, in fact. People care in permaculture emphasizes the importance of caring for the health and well-being of ourselves, our kin and communities close and far as integral to the health of the planet. This includes considering how our actions affect people, as well as how our actions affect the environment.
People care in permaculture is based on the interconnectedness between people and the environment. It encourages us to consider the impacts of our actions on both people and the environment, and to take steps to ensure that the two are in balance. It also encourages us to consider how our actions affect the well-being of others. People care in permaculture also includes an understanding of the importance of maintaining healthy and sustainable relationships among people and with the environment. This includes recognizing the importance of mutual respect, cooperation, and communication between people and their environment. It also includes understanding how our actions can harm or benefit others, and how we can be mindful of our impact on the environment. People care in permaculture encourages us to take responsibility for our own actions.
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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