Village Seeds is a platform for sharing crucial design elements and resources for building, living together in, and duplicating regenerative-culture villages.
This is the latest, most efficient and effective set of tools, distinctions, procedures, and designs that we know of. Please let us know if you have resources we do not know about so that we can share them with others!
Once the Village Seeds sprout in you as upgraded thoughtware, you can go anywhere in the world and create a Team that already lives in a regenerative-culture village or nanonation.
Using Village Seeds is straightforward. The world and your future wait for you to begin:
A Village Is A Gameworld
if you do not know that a Village is a gameworld then you will not use gameworld-building technologies to build your Village
We human beings interact with each other through gameworlds which we have constructed out of nothing and which we have decided to play in together. Checkers, soccer, school, religion, towns, government, money, insurance, property ownership, rent, taxes, driving licenses, banks, loans, credit cards, phone contracts, the grocery store, the post office, etc. etc. etc. are all gameworlds we have created out of nothing. A village is a gameworld.
Gameworlds are characterized by having a context, distinctions, thoughtware, and rules of engagement written in a Codex.
We were not taught about our power to create and modify gameworlds because the gameworlds try to protect themselves from being changed. That time is over. The secret is out.
To gain practical experience using distinctions about gameworlds, do the experiments in these three S.P.A.R.K.s:
Spark-057-en: A problem signals the start of the next gameworld.
Spark-146-en: Either you consciously design each gameworld you live in or you are a pawn in someone else’s gameworld.
Spark-170-en: You may fear archetypal love because it leaves civilization behind as a stupid gameworld.
Some villages are Gaian Gameworlds, villages that feed and nurture Gaia, rather than feeding off Her like parasites.
Being able to build and consult others how to build Gaian Gameworld Villages could be the most important service of our time.
Are you up for it? Then please begin.
A Village Is A Tribe
if you do not know that a Village is a Tribe then you will not use Tribe-building technologies to build your Village
How To Build And Weave A Tribe
How do you manufacture a resilient community that protects, defends and advances the interests of its members?
The answer is one word: Tribe.
I spell the word 'tribe' with a capital 'T' to mean 'a tribe that has consciously built itself', 'a Tribe that knows it is one of the many possible Tribes that any human being can create and be a part of'.
Most indigenous tribes do not teach 'cultural relativity' so the word for 'person' in most indigenous languages means 'the real people' or 'the human beings', and the word for 'foreigner' means 'the edible ones'.
A Tribe (with a capital 'T') lives in the understanding that the construct the Tribe lives in together is 'bullshit'.
'Bullshit' is a technical term that means 'arbitrary', or 'fabricated out of thin air', or 'very relevant but not true'.
When you have experiential certainty that your own Tribe is a gameworld which you intentionally constructed out of a context, distinctions, thoughtware, Codex, Bill of Wrongs, and Rules of Engagement, then you do not have to go around inflexibly defending your Tribe to the death because you believe that IT IS THE ONE TRUE TRIBE that lives in the ONE RIGHT WAY, like happens in child-level religions.
You just made your gameworld up out of nothing! You are proud to say that it IS bullshit!
Taking ownership of your power to build a Tribe out of nothing, anytime, anywhere, with anyone, gives you the possibility to disidentify with, and reinvent, your gameworld whenever that would become necessary or desired.
Your Tribe lives in the experience of the 'death and resurrection show'. You know the Phoenix Process from the inside. Your Tribe holds Evolution at its center.
This is what makes your Tribe bulletproof...
Make Your Website
Yes, you can, for free, in a short time, exactly as you want it...
Build Your Circle
Send out your Newsletter to your Circle.
Your Circle Is Your Tribe
Seth Godin's visionary book guides you to turn a scattering of followers into a loyal tribe.
If you need to rally fellow employees, customers, investors, believers, hobbyists, or readers around an idea, this book will demystify the process. It's human nature to seek out tribes, be they religious, ethnic, economic, political, or even musical. Now the Internet has eliminated the barriers of geography, cost, and time. Social media gives anyone who wants to make a difference the tools to do so.
Time for Tribe Training
This “new” tribe is designed to deepen love and connection in your life. It also creates a safety net to navigate rapidly changing times. This non-residential model (everyone has their own home) will bring you joy and save you years of struggle attempting to learn what we have to share from our own experience.
The Process: You will learn by doing – actually experiencing and practicing the ways of the tribe as you come to know the values, skills and needed structure.
Information: By phone Zoe or Bill at 541-482-2335 or contact us here.
OUR INTENTION: We want every student to “feel” tribe having learned exactly how to build your own. It will include how to find the people, how to invite them and then how to facilitate the “orientation and initiation” training process for bonding the tribe. Each student will learn how to hold the “joy space” of deep intimacy and create beautiful ceremonies to mark the passages into tribe.
MOST SIGNIFICANT LEARNING: After 7 years of exploring just how to build a tribe, we finally found the key. Each person invited into tribe goes thru a 15 hour training class we call the “tribe orientation and initiation.” It includes tribe values, structure and the essential skills needed to function well in our tribe. These skills include safety between men and women, safe authentic intimacy and conflict resolution. You will learn all this!
Meetings & Decisions
when your meetings sing, your village sings too
Torus Meeting Technology
Torus Technology meetings liberate both individual and team potential almost 100%.
Open Space Technology
Open Space (Technology) is a simple way to run productive meetings, for five to 2000+ people, and a powerful approach to spaceholding in any kind of organization, in everyday practice, and turbulent change.
For many, Open Space has been a daring and marvelous exploration of the vastness and the urgency of personal and organizational transformation. For others, it’s just an exceedingly effective, and efficient, meeting methodology.
Simple Guidelines: https://planeta.com/ost/
Holistic Decision Making
Holistic Decision Making is socially, environmentally, and economically sound in the short, medium and long term. Now that’s a bit of a mouthful, I know. It is also a pretty big call, when you think about it.
Humans are notorious for making decisions based on a short-term social, environmental, or economic outcome that has unintended short, medium, and long term consequences in the other two areas. An all-too-common example is a business that makes decisions towards financial outcomes, or a non-profit that makes decisions towards environmental outcomes, where both do so in a way that burn out the individuals involved (an unintended social consequence). Sooner or later, it is game over, and people give up, exhausted and demoralized.
If we were all making socially, environmentally and economically good decisions that were sound in the short, medium and long term, (even 25% of the time!) the world would be going in a radically different and more beautiful direction than it is right now. Imagine a world filled with groups or organizations that simultaneously strengthened individual and social health and happiness, ecosystem health and diversity, and the local economy, both now and long into the future. This is a world most of us want to live in, and it is precisely what Holistic Management is about empowering. It is nothing if not ambitious, though as we will see, it is also nothing if not practical and not that hard if you can give it just a little time and discipline.
Holistic Decision Making was formulated by Allan Savory, and it all started with his quest to figure out what was behind the world’s rapid and ongoing transformation into desert. After a long and unexpected journey he realized that the only common factor that underlies desertification the world over is human decision making. He then developed Holistic Management as a framework for empowering land managers to make land management decisions that halt and indeed reverse desertification.
You can apply Holistic Decision Making to implement your Team's projects more effectively (...especially if you add in a few distinctions such as Feelings/Emotions, Box Technology, Your Gremlin, Story Worlds, 2 Dramas, 4 Brains, Bright Principles, and Torus Meetings.)
Concide Decision-Making App
CONCIDE takes every alternative seriously.
No idea is hastily rejected.
If anyone has concerns, they will be heard.
This increases the acceptance of a group decision jointly taken.
Why reduce complexity, if it can be easily modelled using CONCIDE? Let a lack of knowledge reveal playful new insights.
Allow degrees of creativity to increase free thinking.
CONCIDE is both ingenious software and innovative thoughtware at the same time.
Just as power is being replaced by empowerment, the CONCIDE app supports the paradigm shift.
Resistance Decision Making
The intelligence behind what a person does not want is often easier to access than the intelligence behind what a person does want.
This is because we learn to say, "No!" louder than we learn to say, "Yes!"
Resistance Decision Making is a procedure for efficiently using resistance to eliminate multiple options in Teams. It helps a group of geniuses come to satisfyingly agreements.
This is a tool from Torus Technology.
The Purple Card
Using good-hearted group intelligence to distinguish between a meeting space and an Emotional Healing Process (EHP) space. Without this distinction being ongoingly held, crucial topics cannot be decided upon because the meeting space will be hijacked by any of the four Ego States that are not Adult or Archetypal (specifically the Child Ego State, Parent Ego State, Gremlin Ego State, or Demon Ego State).
Codex Of Your Culture
Culture is a gameworld. Gameworlds operate according to their written or unwritten Codex. In terms of a nanonation, the Codex includes EVERYTHING: land ownership, relationship to the land base, old people care, young learning how to be in the village from the elders, working outside the village, hold the context, basically say "No" to everything, recognize the offers and wait til they prove their worth to receive something. Welcoming and banishing people (the Guardians). What is work and vacation? What is heart food and soul food? Thoughtware checking, beliefs and religions, semi-permeable membrane, entertainment (TV? YouTube? Porn?), drugs, pets, alcohol, theater, music and dance spaces, Transformation, practice teams e.g. 3Cells, amoebic selection, decision making, property ownership, child raising, schooling...
In school, you learned what to think about.
In transformational trainings you suddenly become aware of the consequences of what you have been unconsciously using to think with.
The insight may be devastating, but the resulting new possibilities gained from thoughtware upgrade can be more than wonderful.
The thing about using Standard Human Intelligence Thoughtware (S.H.I.T.) is that using it produces Standard Human Intelligence...
You have a Box.
You are not your Box.
Unless... nobody told you that you have a Box...
Living in a Box, eh?
Archiarchy is next culture, the culture naturally emerging around the world now that matriarchy and patriarchy have run their course.
Archiarchy is regenerative human cultures centered on authentic adulthood initiatory processes and contexted in Radical Responsibility.
7 Core Skills
If you do not have your Gremlin sitting beside you in the car, guess who is driving...
Your Bright Principles are your archetypal forces of clarity and possibility that you call into the spaces you hold and navigate.
Without distilling your Bright Principles, and without consciously choosing to be the space through which your Bright Principles do their work in the world, who are you working for?
Creating the more beautiful world your heart knows is possible begins by distilling and choosing your Bright Principles.
There are 4 Archetypal Lineage categories:
The Village needs all four intelligences. Which are you? What is your role in the Village? Who are your true allies in your work?
Initiations & Transformation
adolescent, adults, elders... are you distinguishing?
Adulthood is reinventing itself.
Don't get left behind playing in a stupid gameworld.
Authentic Adulthood and Archetypal Initiatory Processes
No one can get initiated for you.
No one can stop you from getting initiated.
What are you going to do about it?
If you do not recognize you are in prison, why would you bother to try to get out?
This resource may take you on an intense transformational journey into dimensions of yourself you never realized were missing.
What are you waiting for?
Get out of prison now.
School Of Lost Borders
Formal, authentic, transformational eleven-day vision fasting.
One of the true adulthood initiations.
Land & Food
eating cooking gardening together, storage, cleanup, compost, toilets, garbage, recycling, disposables (tampons, toothbrushes, plasticware)
Holistic Land Management
Holistic Management of grasslands results in the the regeneration of soils, increased productivity and biological diversity, as well as economic and social well-being.
The Savory Global Network, comprised of Savory Hubs, Accredited Professionals, and Regenerating Members, advocates, trains, and supports land managers around the world to regenerate land in their own context through Holistic Management.
45 Holistic Land Management hubs around the world and over ten million hectares in Holistic Land Management as of April 2020.
Permablitz (noun): An informal gathering involving a day on which a group of at least two people come together to achieve the following:
The term permablitz is a contraction of permaculture and blitz, where a blitz simply means a focused effort to get something done.
Permablitzes are always free, public events, with free workshops and shared food, where you get some exercise and have a good time. To be defined as a permablitz each event must be underpinned by a permaculture design by someone with a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) – the most basic permaculture qualification. The network runs on reciprocity, and in order to qualify for a permablitz you usually need to come to some first.
Very Edible Gardens
Courses, permaculture design, gardens, and sister projects!
Also on Facebook:
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
Kokopelli Seed Exchange Association
Biological seeds, free of copyright, reproducible.
Also on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/kokopelli.semences/
Ecosystem Restoration Camps
Building and supporting Camps and Impact Centers where volunteers and local people can work together to implement ecological restoration strategies is the primary mission of the Ecosystem Restoration Camps Foundation.
Tools & Technology
how will your Village handle the onslaught of games, porn, computer sex, computer gambling, commodities, dating, stock exchange, etc.?
how will you use technology?
Technopenuriaphobia (TPP) Healing
A generation ago we needed to invent the word 'technophobia', which means the fear of the coming technology.
Now we need a new word, 'technopenuriaphobia', which means the fear of the lack of technology. It is that deep fear of what happens when the elevator breaks and you are stuck there, when the car breaks down in the forest, when you your phone stops working, or there is no WiFi connection...
You know the feeling. It is the feeling of no longer being able to live on planet Earth.
Technopenuriaphobia can be healed. No one can heal it for you.
Eat That Weed
Book recommendation: A Weed Forager's Handbook
Global Village Construction Set
Marcin Jakubowski: Open-sourced blueprints for civilization.
Also see: http://code-collective.cc/marcin-jakubowski-digital-fabrication-tools-open-source/
Finance & Economics
how do we make that everybody does not have to go outside the village to earn money and contaminate our gameworld, do we own things or do they own us, financial intimacy, archiarchal economics, groups of 4-5 people in financial flow, how to interact and trade with other village gameworlds
If you become money, then, if you have yourself, you always have enough money.
How can you 'become money'?
How can you 'have yourself'?
These are authentic adulthood initiatory processes.
Gaias - exchanging authentic value
Money seemed like a good idea at first. But money has misbehaved. People started collecting money instead of exchanging value.
Fiat currency has no actual value.
It is possible to interact through exchanging authentic value without a medium of exchange.
Along these lines, we introduce the Gaia, a natural value currency.
Archiarchy Kiva Lending Team
Kiva.org is a personal online savings account where you can change someones life by giving them a no-interest loan of as little as $25.
Kiva staff are around the world qualifying borrows from 141 countries.
'Archiarchy Kiva' is a special Kiva lending Team contexted in next culture: Archiarchy, which is the culture that naturally emerges after Matriarchy and Patriarchy have run their course.
You can join the Archiarchy Kiva Team, or create a Team of your own at Kiva.org!
You can have your money, and other people can use it whenever you are not. Is this utterly cool? Or what?
Post Growth - the regenerative not-for-profit future
A post growth economy puts life and everything needed to maintain it at the center of economic and social activity as opposed to the never-ending accumulation of money, and the pursuit of growth of all kinds without regard for its consequences.
Also watch this interview of Donnie Maclurcan about Not For Profit Economics (12 min) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W32y1V_8WvY
Building & Village Design
Education & Children's Culture
Every day longer you force your children to stay in school is one day less they have to prepare themselves for what is coming.
They know what is coming.
Heal From School
You carry so many scars, burdens, handicaps, and old decisions about yourself, others, and the world which you formulated in the distorted hierarchical conditions of school.
You have a different potential and a different future from that.
Heal From School is a huge step out of the swamp and towards your true Path.
Fridays For Future
For four decades our politicians have offered only words...
Now we are on the brink of civilization's survival.
The WHO is calling a Climate Human Rights Emergency!
Nice to hear the honesty, but more than words are needed!
We are rebelling against extinction.
Aliens have come. They burn the Brazilian Rain Forests, melt the glaciers, poison our fields, put more plastic in the oceans than plankton, threaten us with nuclear war... how far will you let them go before you take action against them?
Some of us have reached our limit. How numb are you?
Women's & Men's Cultures
navigating ordinary, extraordinary, and archetypal spaces, negotiating 5 Body intimacies, love, friendship and sexuality in life beyond matriarchy and patriarchy
Negotiate 5 Body Intimacy
There are 5 kinds of offers, and 5 kinds of control.
If you don't distinguish them you cannot navigate them.
It's like the Titanic not noticing the iceberg...
Patriarchy - if you have not escaped it you are still sourcing it
If you have not escaped it, you are still creating it everywhere in your life.
The way out of patriarchy is the way into archiarchy.
It is not too late.
Man Making - men in the patriarchy do not have to grow up. So what are they then?
When baby boys are born they must choose between joining the patriarchy and sacrificing themselves for all their life, or dying. Many choose to die - it is called Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Patriarchal Doctors cannot explain why it happens...
It is easier for a woman to depart the patriarchy (when she stops training her daughter to be a sex slave to the men...) than for the men.
A man needs to start over from nothing. This is what authentic adulthood initiatory processes are for: starting over from nothing to be able to create, enter, and navigate adult and archetypal domains. Few men, so far, have done this.
This is bad for the women if you are looking to interact with an adult man. It means you basically need to find a decent piece of meat (nonsmoking, nondrinking, non-psychopath, non-religious) and make your own. There are perhaps some tools here that might prove useful.
Woman Making - a next culture art form
You in modern culture who wear a male body... You are not initiated. There is no place in you where an understanding about Woman could land. Even less of a place to understand about the potential of Man.
First, you need to die. All that you think of as yourself and as a way to live is so contaminated and twisted that it must die to make space for something else.
You have been trained to deceive yourself. The best that the patriarchal hierarchies can teach you is to sneakily avoid responsibility and to try to dominate others with irresponsibility.
The amount of potential squandered in your upbringing is too painful to list. You probably won't make it to next culture.
Mother Graduation Ceremony
what are we celebrating, harvest, seasons, initiations, births, deaths, art, clothes as woven art as their next initiatory step respectful of their initiations,
Sorry, we can't find much info on next culture celebrations...Can you refer us to something useful?
Festivals are Temporary Autonomous Zones (TAZ).
Temporary Autonomous Zones are nanonations that come and go over time... like all gameworlds actually.
Festivals are spaces for Immediatism. So is the rest of your life. When can you learn this, except by trying it out?
Festivals are spaces for being Present.
Electricity & Power:
heating, transportation, kitchen appliances
Rocket Powered Baking Oven
Complete instructions for how to build an ultra-efficient twig-burning rocket-powered baking oven.
E-Book costs 9$Australian.
Health & Well-Being
insurance, medicines, treatments, births, deaths
Archiarchy Artabana Health Expansion Cooperative
Artabana is a health cooperative originating in Germany.
Their website is only in German, so get your google translator up-and-running.
The Artabana gameworld is amazingly effective, and wonderful to be a part of.
The Artabana gameworld design can be copied anywhere in the world.
Figure it out.
Add the Artabana gameworld to your nanonation codex.
Archiarchy Artabana are the Artabana health cooperatives that are contexted in Archiarchy thoughtware, tools, distinctions, adulthood initiatory and healing processes.
Feelings Practitioner - 5 Body Health and Healing
The Feelings Practitioner Program adresses individuals who are searching for new dimensions of healing.
Clients benefit from extraordinary Feelings Practitioner healing spaces where they can relate to their symptoms in totally new ways.
Therapists and other medical professionals receive innovative tools, techniques and practices through our Feelings Practitioner Trainings, also called Labs. They bring additional depth, individuality and efficiency to their work.
3 Phase Healing
3 PHASE Healing removes you from the illness rather than trying to remove the illness from you.
Dark Matter Therapy
Whole Village Concepts
Retrosuburbia by David Holmgren
Climate Adaptation by Arkbound Foundation for COP26
Online version HERE.
Download the full PDF HERE.
The purpose of Possibilitator Training is to heal and empower each other enough to build out and occupy the infrastructure of next culture - archiarchy - the regenerative cultures that are emerging now that matriarchy and patriarchy have run their course.
This Path is rich with challenges, deep dives into yourself, authentic connections with highly motivated Team players, learning so many things you never knew you did not know about.
You will be Upgrading Human Thoughtware starting with your own, delivering Processes for others both on this Path and in life, and building bridges to archiarchy - 'next culture' - by bringing to life your own Gaian Gameworlds.
Ecovillage Design Education (EDE)
Possibility Management Thoughtware Upgrades
The Global Commons is an online community created by Pachamama Alliance for anyone committed to bringing forth an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just human presence on this planet.
Bright Future Now
Robert Gilman, one of the co-founders of the Global Ecovillage Network, is providing superb support for the shift to next culture through his Stepping Stones Videos and the Bright Future Now program.
Inner Permaculture + Outer Permaculture = Whole Permaculture
Next Culture Radio
Greening The Apocalypse
Deep Green Resistance Implements Decisive Ecologlical Warfare (DEW)
Life... is bold.
Modern culture is waging war against nature.
What strategy matches the scope of the problem?
The world is at stake.
How do you fight off an occupying force?
When will you take action to implement Decisive Ecological Warfare (DEW) Strategy?
Listen intently to this Podcast: HERE
The natural world is the source of all life and it is being systemmatically eradicated by the 'dominant' human culture.
The needs of human economy cannot be opposed to the needs of the natural world.
If aliens were waging war against nature, how far would you let them go before you acted against them to defend the Earth?
The planet needs you. You can join the struggle on the side of the living.
The Green Flame
Human overshoot is temporarily hidden by burning fossil fuels.
The gruesome clarity about choosing to collapse industrial civilization on purpose or let it grind the planet lifeless dust.
Where is your loyalty? To life on Earth? Or to support the dominant culture?
Your actions don't lie.
Luck is where preparation meets opportunity.
They cannot hang all 300 million of us.
S.P.A.R.K. stands for Specific Practical Applications of Radical Knowledge.
S.P.A.R.K.s are maps for new ways of thinking about things that you may never have considered thinking differently about before.
Each new distinction gives you a chance to experiment with changing your mind.
StartOver.xyz is the free-to-play massively-multiplayer online-and-offline matrix-building thoughtware-upgrade personal-transformation true-life adventure-game.
Every Experiment you actually do, changes the way you think and gives you options to choose from that you did not have before.
These new options allow you to take back your Authority. Suddenly the entire world works differently for you.
And you thought it was a game...
SpacePort - a StartOver.xyz launch pad
SpacePort is an alphabetical listing of the more than 450 interconnected websites of the StartOver.xyz gameworld.
Our intention is to earn together 1,000,000 Matrix Points to upgrade human thoughtware and change the morphogenetic field of the human race.
After each Experiment please upload your Matrix Codes to your free account at StartOver.xyz.
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