In this episode of Further Reflections we hear about Permaculture and life in China. In 2012 Mark gave a presentation while he was volunteering in Peru about Permaculture design principles. He touches on the works of Bill Mollison, Toby Hemenway and Sepp Holzer, discusses sustainable living and raises the issue of ethics in this interactive talk. Mark then returns to the subject of China and reflects on the years 2005-2006 when he was living for a year in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province. Hear both the highs and lows of that experience, learn about travel in Jiangsu, Shandong, Anhui and Zhejiang and the story of the girl on the train. In the Final Five minutes Mark talks about War and Peace.
Mike Nickerson is the guest in this episode. Mike touches on familiar themes related to the concept of sustainability and limits to growth, including such topics as facing uncertainty with optimism and near term human extinction. He also gives an update on the Lanark Eco Village. Visit http://sustainwellbeing.net/ to learn more.
In this first episode of Further Reflections Randal Goodfellow Chair of Faith and the Common Good is the guest. He discusses Greening Sacred Spaces, his personal spiritual worldview and proposed retreat centre, pilgrimage walking among other things. Visit http://greeningsacredspaces.net/ to learn more.