archive-nz.com » NZ » W » WATERSCAPE.CO.NZ

Total: 73

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Nature | Waterscape
    a comment PART 2 LIVING IN OUR WORLD Posted on May 9 2015 by Gary NATURAL ECONOMICS LIVING with SENSITIVITY RESPONSIBILITY PLACE PEOPLE CONNECTED What is our relationship with the world that sustains and nourishes us and how do we act and interact in a healthy and productive way The second of Continue reading Posted in Ecologia Economia Money Nature Tagged Connection Economics Natural Systems Responsibility Leave a comment CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKES COMPOST TOILETS Posted on September 21 2011 by Gary This article was written about our actions in Christchurch after the damaging earthquakes as a voluntary response to bring information we had about compost toilets to people who were unable to use their flush toilets because of the damage to Continue reading Posted in Ecologia Nature Tagged compost toilets composting emergencies Permaculture resilience sewer systems Leave a comment WATER Medium of Life its vitality Posted on June 4 2011 by Gary The basic physical necessities of life are air water food and shelter We can live only a very short time without air to breathe Water we need regularly while we can live for weeks without food if necessary Our bodies Continue reading Posted in Ecologia Nature Tagged Ecosystems Life

    Original URL path: http://waterscape.co.nz/category/ecologia/nature/ (2016-05-02)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Geometry | Waterscape
    perception and our understanding of the world we live in It starts with the following prologue The patterns of nature are all around us and Continue reading Posted in Ecologia Nature Tagged Geometry Numbers Patterns Spirals Worldviews Leave a comment Find things Search for Upcoming Events Residential Permaculture Course Jan 2014 Modular Permaculture Course finishes Nov 2013 Farmhouse Kitchen October 2013 Sites Pages HOME ABOUT US BLOG BOOKS CONTACT US

    Original URL path: http://waterscape.co.nz/tag/geometry/ (2016-05-02)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Numbers | Waterscape
    perception and our understanding of the world we live in It starts with the following prologue The patterns of nature are all around us and Continue reading Posted in Ecologia Nature Tagged Geometry Numbers Patterns Spirals Worldviews Leave a comment Find things Search for Upcoming Events Residential Permaculture Course Jan 2014 Modular Permaculture Course finishes Nov 2013 Farmhouse Kitchen October 2013 Sites Pages HOME ABOUT US BLOG BOOKS CONTACT US

    Original URL path: http://waterscape.co.nz/tag/numbers/ (2016-05-02)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Patterns | Waterscape
    perception and our understanding of the world we live in It starts with the following prologue The patterns of nature are all around us and Continue reading Posted in Ecologia Nature Tagged Geometry Numbers Patterns Spirals Worldviews Leave a comment Find things Search for Upcoming Events Residential Permaculture Course Jan 2014 Modular Permaculture Course finishes Nov 2013 Farmhouse Kitchen October 2013 Sites Pages HOME ABOUT US BLOG BOOKS CONTACT US

    Original URL path: http://waterscape.co.nz/tag/patterns/ (2016-05-02)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Spirals | Waterscape
    perception and our understanding of the world we live in It starts with the following prologue The patterns of nature are all around us and Continue reading Posted in Ecologia Nature Tagged Geometry Numbers Patterns Spirals Worldviews Leave a comment Find things Search for Upcoming Events Residential Permaculture Course Jan 2014 Modular Permaculture Course finishes Nov 2013 Farmhouse Kitchen October 2013 Sites Pages HOME ABOUT US BLOG BOOKS CONTACT US

    Original URL path: http://waterscape.co.nz/tag/spirals/ (2016-05-02)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Worldviews | Waterscape
    perception and our understanding of the world we live in It starts with the following prologue The patterns of nature are all around us and Continue reading Posted in Ecologia Nature Tagged Geometry Numbers Patterns Spirals Worldviews Leave a comment Find things Search for Upcoming Events Residential Permaculture Course Jan 2014 Modular Permaculture Course finishes Nov 2013 Farmhouse Kitchen October 2013 Sites Pages HOME ABOUT US BLOG BOOKS CONTACT US

    Original URL path: http://waterscape.co.nz/tag/worldviews/ (2016-05-02)
    Open archived version from archive

  • PART 3 — “SHARING POWER” | Waterscape
    with the following prologue Democracy means people power or rule by the people for the people But which of the people rule and for whose benefit In the large centralised nation states of our present world where there is a form of democratic governance it is one of a few people representing large electorates who are easily influenced by lobbyists for the rich and socially powerful Where the social aims of these large states revolve around material consumption and comfort and economic activity is controlled by private enterprises for ownership profits politics becomes subservient to economics and the power of money and wealth or capital Social aims and economic activities are though defined and directed by laws standards and regulations that are decided through governance structures and political processes Power can be taken by force of arms intellectual prowess or emotional manipulation but fundamentally it has to be given however begrudgingly orders have to be accepted It does involve an imbalance but the needs of all parties do have to be considered in some way to sustain the arrangement The tools of power may be superior weapons and extensive surveillance systems but social power is a matter of belief and imagination It depends on stories of origins and purpose and ultimately words can be more powerful than guns This basis in imagination allows both great extremes of power and sudden radical alteration Can a participatory democracy based around collaboration and cooperation for the common good have a governance system that is socially resilient and allows large complex societies to be dynamically stable The present crisis of political economy can provide the opportunities provided we have formed the seeds to sprout vigorously in the social clearings Download as a PDF 3P Governance A5 This entry was posted in Ecosophia People and

    Original URL path: http://waterscape.co.nz/part-3-sharing-power/ (2016-05-02)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Gary | Waterscape
    way The second of Continue reading Posted in Ecologia Economia Money Nature Tagged Connection Economics Natural Systems Responsibility Leave a comment PART 1 THE CHALLENGES OF OUR TIME PLACE Posted on May 9 2015 by Gary COMMUNITY DEMOCRACY TO BE A PEOPLE OF OUR PLACE WELL NOURISHED in BODY MIND SPIRIT What is the character of our place and period the conditions of our lives as human communities in the present age The first Continue reading Posted in Ecosophia People Wisdom Tagged Abundance Capitalism change Democracy History Scarcity Leave a comment TRANSFORMATION Posted on November 5 2013 by Gary There are different processes of change in nature Some are more gradual and progressive with small step changes and others involve radical reformulations or transformations into quite different states or functional arrangements The dynamic and system implications are very different Continue reading Posted in Ecosophia Wisdom Tagged change processes social systems Transformation Leave a comment CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKES COMPOST TOILETS Posted on September 21 2011 by Gary This article was written about our actions in Christchurch after the damaging earthquakes as a voluntary response to bring information we had about compost toilets to people who were unable to use their flush toilets because of the damage to Continue reading Posted in Ecologia Nature Tagged compost toilets composting emergencies Permaculture resilience sewer systems Leave a comment WATER Medium of Life its vitality Posted on June 4 2011 by Gary The basic physical necessities of life are air water food and shelter We can live only a very short time without air to breathe Water we need regularly while we can live for weeks without food if necessary Our bodies Continue reading Posted in Ecologia Nature Tagged Ecosystems Life Regeneration Storage Water use Leave a comment MONEY A Means of Exchange or Power Posted

    Original URL path: http://waterscape.co.nz/author/gary/ (2016-05-02)
    Open archived version from archive