organised by Findhorn College
The way that money works today is one of the great invisible (to most) drivers of our rapacious earth – and community-devouring economy. So much so that Richard Douthwaite has said:
“If people living in an area cannot trade among themselves without using money issued by outsiders, their local economy will always be at the mercy of events elsewhere. The first step is for any community aiming to become more self-reliant is therefore to establish its own currency system”.
It is with this very much in mind that Findhorn College has created a 5-day course …
This event forms part of the day-long seminar “Investing in Ourselves: Realising Jobs and Capital for Communities”.
Date and Time: 10.00 – 16.00 on Tues 1st June 2010. (€30)
Venue: St Kieran’s Hall, Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary
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The report Tipping Point: Near-Term Systemic Implications of a Peak in Global Oil Production, by David Korowicz of Feasta and the Risk/Resilience Network, is now available for download. The report argues that the defining dynamic of our civilisation is the withdrawal of energy from a complex and integrated system adapted only to growing. A managed “de-growth” is impossible; what is required is rapid emergency planning coupled with a plan for longer-term adaptation. …