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Cassie Langstraat
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So I remember you saying that you started writing this book by trying to answer the question, "What is permaculture?" MY question is, do you think that you have answered this question in your book or did it evolve into something else entirely?

I know I should just read the book to find this out but I am just curious.
 
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Interesting indeed...
 
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Hi Cassie,
I know there are many many answers to the question what is permaculture? Probably as many as there are permaculturists!
One of the many answers to the question what is permaculture? is that permaculture is a way of thinking differently. I wanted to characterise those ways of thinking differently and develop them, and use them as a rationale for why permaculture is important and where it can take us, and contrast this with the opposite ways of thinking and where these our leading us.
This book did evolve and integrate more wisdom in particular from the Work That Reconnects. Writing this book and using the seven ways in my own life has deepened my own understanding of the power and magic of permaculture - not just in the landscape but in our own lifestyles, livelihoods and internal landscapes.
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I like that a lot. I just love thinking about applying permaculture philosophies to our minds and not just on the physical design systems.

 
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