Twelve Steps of Earth Fellowship
1. We decided that we are the source of our own future, and accepted personal responsibility for that future.
2. We came to believe that together we can live creatively and abundantly in harmony with others and the natural world.
This is a brief introduction into some of the significant trends and frameworks that are informing how we think about Sustainable Communities.
[THIS IS A LINK TO AN ESSAY BY DON BECK, THE CO-CREATOR OF SPIRAL DYNAMICS, ABOUT THE QUALITIES OF SUSTAINABLE CULTURE. THE EXCERPT PROVIDED BELOW ARE THE ASSUMPTIONS (REALLY QUALITIES) OF SUSTAINABLE CULTURE. SPIRAL DYNAMICS IS ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL MODELS OR FRAMEWORKS FOR WORKING ON THE EMERGENCE OF SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES.
[These are random notes I prepared while attending the recent Bioneers Conference. Just fragments of information and thoughts. I'm about half way through my notes--more will follow.