Reflections

For personal reflections on experiences with Occupy.

Sacramento inches closer to banning its Occupy protesters

Sacramento inches closer to banning its Occupy protesters YouTube Video Message;  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_XuvmFCzBU Vimeo Message (if YouTube blocks the Above) ; https://vimeo.com/48427244 @N{-}NY/\/\ΩUΣ — For those of you who are not aware, Sacramento City Council is trying to essentially outlaw protesting at City Hall. Adding a list of ordinances that go far beyond destroying the Constitution, but trample upon the graves of our founding fathers. Adding a FEE and a permit to assemble, during certain hours. Adding misdemeanor offenses to random and miscellaneous things such as ‘fog machines’ and feeding homeless people. … Continued

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anti-racist training in east bay

CHECK THIS OUT: Untraining Racism – September 15th Dear Friends and Colleagues, This organization has been an important part of my spiritual and political life for over 6 years. This introductory event is designed to support people’s awareness and activism around racism and white privilege. Please join me if you’re able and interested. Sincerely, Sean “Loving yourself is a political act. We are taught not to love ourselves, and from that place we are easily manipulated.” —Rita Shimmin Introductory Workshop The UNtraining: Healing Personal and Social Oppressions White People and … Continued

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The Stolen Wind Tribe of Cascadia Pass. New Myth 27 by Willi Paul

The Stolen Wind Tribe of Cascadia Pass. New Myth 27 by Willi Paul Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines Windmills of yesterday are not the same as the horizontal axis wind turbines of today. Most large utility scale wind turbines such as the ones you’ll find on wind farms use a horizontal axis. Utility scale horizontal axis wind turbines typically use three blades although some are now being developed that use just two. Railed against by some environmentalists as “bird Cuisinarts”, the utility scale horizontal axis wind turbines today are being designed to move … Continued

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Transition Media Center for Permaculture Arts – Video Vision by Willi Paul, CommunityAlchemy.com

Transition Media Center for Permaculture Arts – Video Vision by Willi Paul, CommunityAlchemy.com Video / Post - http://wp.me/p14SHM-H2     Design Elements – Storefront – Local governance and education Threatre – plays and concerts Café on patio Gardens Solar panels Core Values – Community Building New Media Integrating Science, Arts and Spirit Re-Use in Transition 39167

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Sustainable Living & The New Mythology – Interview with Willi Paul of PlanetShifter Magazine and Open Myth Source. by Julianne Victoria, Through the Peacock’s Eyes

Sustainable Living & The New Mythology Interview with Willi Paul of PlanetShifter Magazine and Open Myth Source. by Julianne Victoria, Through the Peacock’s Eyes   Willi Paul is a Green certified business and sustainability consultant. Willi is the founder of the San Mateo Permaculture Guild and Planet Shifter Magazine, a collection of interviews and articles about sustainable living, mythology, and the mystical arts. He is also designer of Open Myth Source, a website where he is building a New Global Mythology, where he combines new myths and a new alchemy into sacred maps for the Sustainability … Continued

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The Plastique Sea Barge Tribe. New Myth 26 by Willi Paul, openmythsource.com

The Plastique Sea Barge Tribe. New Myth 26 by Willi Paul, openmythsource.com http://wp.me/p14SHM-GC An ironic twist to the localization movement throughout Cascadia, the Plastique Sea is a moving permaculture experiment, a bobbing and rolling decentralized government with a flag and a rowdy group chant. SeaOccupy? The Plastique Sea Barge Tribe is another example of community initiation in the post-Transition era. “How do we make our share of Cascadian Barterbucks?” 38225

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In Memory of Our Fallen Comrades: Tsega & Alex

R. I. P

On Tuesday, July 31st two of our comrades were violently murdered, Tsega Tsagay and Alex Mahan. On Tuesday night, Tsega was beaten to death by her husband. We remember Tsega as such a loving person, she was vibrant, enthusiastic, a constant and unforgettable presence in our camp, at OG Plaza. (…) Alex Mahan, a Stockton comrade, was killed in a driveby shooting the same evening. Everyone remembers Alex as very kind, energetic and totally committed to the struggle we have all been building together. He never missed an opportunity to … Continued

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“Shapeshift Threshold Reverie”. Interview with Maila T. Davenport PhD, AltarPlaces.org, Portland. By Willi Paul, openmythsource.com

“Shapeshift Threshold Reverie”. Interview with Maila T. Davenport PhD, AltarPlaces.org, Portland. By Willi Paul, openmythsource.com http://planetshifter.com/node/2040 – excerpt – “I am so pleased that people are bringing story and myth back into active culture – they have been stowed away on dusty library bookshelves for too long! We live in a world whirling in story, and most often anymore they are held in a solitary word – word as hologram, code, oral image. Who says we no longer use pictographs?” MD   37779

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diffusor – new myths 16 – 25 eBook 9 by Willi Paul & openmythsource.com

diffusor - new myths 16 – 25 eBook 9 by Willi Paul & openmythsource.com “Good day, I visited your site and really enjoyed reading your myths. They are instruction manuals for life after the electrician pulls the plug.” – Ron  Cooper ref: http://communityalchemy.com/diffusor/diffusor.pdf 37696

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