Willi Paul

Noah’s honey rust fortress (“junk yard permaculture”). New Myth #21 by Willi Paul, openmythsource.com

Noah’s honey rust fortress (“junk yard permaculture”). New Myth #21 by Willi Paul, openmythsource.com http://wp.me/p14SHM-Ez “Have you ever sat near a roaring brook and felt refreshed, been cheered by the vibrant song of a thrush or renewed by a sea breeze? Does a wildflower’s fragrance bring you joy, a whale or snow-capped peak charge your senses? You did not take a class to learn to feel these innate joys. We are born with them. As natural beings, that is how we are designed to know life and our life. Dramatically, … Continued

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Connecting Permaculture & Transition. Interview with Karen Schulkin, The San Francisco Seed Library by Willi Paul, PlanetShifter.com Magazine

Connecting Permaculture & Transition. Interview with Karen Schulkin,  The San Francisco Seed Library by Willi Paul, PlanetShifter.com Magazine http://planetshifter.com/node/2021 – excerpt – “I love the idea of people coming to the library and choosing seeds (that is always exciting) and the care they take in selection, planting and growing and then the collecting seeds to bring back. The whole process is so basic and such a wholesome way to connect with our neighbors and have something in common and something to share with the community. It just feels really good.” … Continued

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SoundSourcing: Building the New Permaculture – based Mythology Video / SoundScape by Willi Paul, openmythsource.com

SoundSourcing: Building the New Permaculture – based Mythology Video / SoundScape by Willi Paul, openmythsource.com html | video    “I have long believed that Humanity needs New Culture and to have that We have to have new myths. Myths rich in Truth as well as mystery. We have an advantage in this undertaking because of what We know of the past and Our World today. So much that We can speculate well on possibilities and potentials of Truth…as We make these Ours in Our Times. Myths can strengthen Us, by inspiring Us, in Our Quest to become More … Continued

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Mythologists, Mystics & Magicians in Transition: 18 Interviews from the PlanetShifter.com Magazine Reservoir 2010 – 2011. Source Directory #3 by Willi Paul

Mythologists, Mystics & Magicians in Transition: 18 Interviews from the PlanetShifter.com Magazine Reservoir 2010 – 2011.  Source Directory #3 by Willi Paul http://communityalchemy.com/3M/3M.pdf “Myth” is a verb, not a noun. It’s an activity. I think myth is hard to pin down but the way that we read our collective history today, the way we understand human culture, myth is at the center. You don’t have human beings and human consciousness without myth-making.” Mythologist Catherine Svehla, Joshua Tree, CA 32034

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sound symbols, archetypes & the power of myth: an alchemic journey with Nature begins By Willi Paul, openmythsource.com

sound symbols, archetypes & the power of myth: an alchemic journey with Nature begins By Willi Paul, openmythsource.com http://wp.me/p14SHM-DU   – excerpt – If we can get the power of myth from storytellers and the printed page, then why not from soundscapes? – how to interpret an integrated set of sound symbols as a myth? – sound symbols or textures connected to memories and new feelings, please – not like songs – like meditations – what is a mythic experience? – requires a new language, code, key – silence is … Continued

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“OccupyStrategy”? 5 Questions for Eli Zigas, food systems and urban agriculture program manager at SPUR.

“OccupyStrategy”? 5 Questions for Eli Zigas, food systems and urban agriculture program manager at SPUR.  In support of: Panel Discussion - Expanding Urban Agriculture on Public Land. May 16, SF.  Interview by Willi Paul, Permaculture Exchange.   – excerpt – “I think there’s no question that in the urbanized parts of the Bay Area, there is a strong demand for space where people can grow food or learn about growing food. And since those efforts often require more land than what’s available in an individual yard, people are looking to public land for space. And, … Continued

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Justice Begins with Seeds Conference – Interview #2 with GMO Educator & Presenter Pamm Larry, labelgmos.org. Presented by the biosafetyalliance.org. May 18 – 19. By Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com Magazine.

Justice Begins with Seeds Conference – Interview #2 with GMO Educator & Presenter Pamm Larry, labelgmos.org. Presented by the biosafetyalliance.org. May 18 – 19. By Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com Magazine. http://planetshifter.com/node/2015   WP: Tell us about the forces that are fighting to not label GMO foods? PL: “They are the chemical companies that produce the genetically engineered seeds and all the chemicals that the farmer has to buy to use them. They are the large monoculture agribusiness companies who are shoving out small farmers and poisoning us, the soil and our planet. … Continued

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Justice Begins with Seeds Conference – Interview with Presenter Katherine Zavala , IDEX. Presented by the biosafetyalliance.org. May 18 – 19, 2012, SF. By Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com Magazine.

Justice Begins with Seeds Conference – Interview with Presenter Katherine Zavala , IDEX. Presented by the biosafetyalliance.org. May 18 – 19, 2012, SF. By Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com Magazine. The purpose of the upcoming Justice Begins with Seeds conference is to grow the food sovereignty movement by advancing learning and building coalitions between the GMO counter-movement in the US, and other movements thriving to develop sustainable food systems, alleviate climate change through soil practices, defend the rights of indigenous communities, reduce social inequalities and encourage citizen democracy against corporatocracy. http://planetshifter.com/node/2014   … Continued

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Isaiah’s Temple and the Transitionites. New Myth 20. By Willi Paul, openmythsource.com

 Isaiah’s Temple and the Transitionites. New Myth 20. By Willi Paul, openmythsource.com – excerpt – The new hot pools and food forest at the The Pulgas Water Temple are symbols of unity and a spa for transitionites, and friends in the Light Network. The spa and governance center is for community transmutation work and wisdom sharing for the 8 Tribes. The site has been transformed by solar panel arrays and multiple layers of food forests, semi-wild geese and compost heaps. Permaculture designers integrate land, water, sky and plant life as … Continued

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