Keyword: resilience

    After Progress

    After Progress

    Reason and Religion at the End of the Industrial Age

    Progress is not just a goal in the West—it's a religion. Most people believe in its inherent value as enthusiastically and uncritically as medieval peasants believed in heaven and hell. Our faith in progress drives the popular insistence that peak …

    related subjects: Cultural Critique
    The Compassionate Hunter's Guidebook

    The Compassionate Hunter's Guidebook

    Hunting from the Heart

    Wild meat, hunted in a responsible way, is one of the most healthful, sustainable foods possible. Depending on how it is done, hunting can be as local, intimate and humane as it gets. And aside from this, it demands the hunter enter a world of …

    related subjects: Conservation & Ecology
    Think Like a Commoner

    Think Like a Commoner

    A Short Introduction to the Life of the Commons

    The biggest "tragedy of the commons" is the misconception that commons are failures - relics from another era rendered unnecessary by the Market and State. Think Like a Commoner dispels such prejudices by explaining the rich history and promising …

    related subjects: Conscious Community
    The Five Stages of Collapse

    The Five Stages of Collapse

    Survivors' Toolkit

    In the face of political impotence, looming resource depletion, and catastrophic climate change, many of us have become reconciled to an uncertain future. However, popular perception of how this future might actually unfold varies wildly from "a …

    related subjects: Cultural Critique
    In Transition 2.0

    In Transition 2.0

    In Transition 2.0 is an immersion into the Transition movement, gathering stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. You'll hear about communities printing their own money, growing food everywhere, localizing their …

    related subjects: Resilience
    Unlearn, Rewild

    Unlearn, Rewild

    Earth Skills, Ideas and Inspiration for the Future Primitive

    Picture a world where humans exist, like all other living things, in balance. Where there is no separation between 'human' and 'wild'. Unlearn, Rewild boldly envisions such a world, probing deeply into the cultural constraints on our ability to lead …

    related subjects: Resilience
    The Permaculture Handbook

    The Permaculture Handbook

    Garden Farming for Town and Country

    by Peter Bane
    foreword by David Holmgren

    The urban landscape has swallowed vast swaths of prime farmland across North America. Imagine how much more self-reliant our communities would be if 30 million acres of lawns were made productive again. Permaculture is a practical way to apply …

    The Resilience Imperative

    The Resilience Imperative

    Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-state Economy

    We find ourselves between a rock and a hot place compelled by the intertwining forces of peak oil and climate change to reinvent our economic life at a much more local and regional scale. The Resilience Imperative argues for a major SEE (Social, …

    related subjects: Resilience