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Hey permies! I recently quit my tech-industry job to pursue more permaculture and conservation-focused endeavors.

I decided to start a newsletter for people interested in how tech can help climate.

My question to you is: How can we help intelligent people see the value of a more conscious way of life?
I've started the newsletter @ The Resilient Review.

The first issue is just a list of links but I plan to tell a story in each issue. Here's the current lineup:

Redefining technology. (A monkey invented technology by using a stick to collect ants in ant anthill)
Alternative materials. (Sustainable development)
The adaptive cycle. (Are we using technology to be adaptive?)
A new paradigm.
Sense of place. (Decentralized Autonomous Organizations)
Coming together. (Art, Music, Food)
... your input
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Hi Nick.

I don't think you need to concentrate on the intelligent people. All you need there is data to support your claims.

Unfortunately, the unintelligent won't likely respond to reason. I have found that tracing the lines of desire and self-interest are the best ways to winning people to your side in that instance.

I think your newsletter idea is a good one, and I will be glad to read it (I think it was grass stems, not sticks, that chimps used to extract ants from their hill, by the way).

I think that addressing self-empowerment and cost-saving issues might get the attention of practical readers who are likely to put into practice things they learn.

Please let us know how it goes. Good luck.

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