4 “C”s That Make Sustainability Possible with Ma’ikwe Ludwig – SASM 121
You're about to Learn ...
- How Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage happily uses 90% less resources than the average American.
- How competing cultures and classes can mix in beautiful ways.
- Four “C”s that make sustainability possible: creativity, courage, compassion, and cooperation.
- How to easily share four cars among sixty people.
- Why the economics, equality, and sustainability of income-sharing works in intentional communities.
- Some surprising ways that intentional communities measure success.
- How Ma’ikwe is experimenting with debt-sharing in her newest community.
Resources and Items Mentioned in This Episode
- Together Resilient: Building Community in the Age of Climate Disruption
- Passion as Big as a Planet: Evolving Eco-Activism in America
- Building United Judgment: A Handbook for Consensus Decision-Making
- Sustainable is Possible: Ma'ikwe Schaub Ludwig at TEDxCarletonCollege
- Ma'ikwe Ludwig & the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage
Where to Find Ma’ikwe Online
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Timestamps and Topics
- [05:01] Ma’ikwe’s seeds of awesomeness
- [09:52] Different versions of and experiences in wild environments
- [15:56] Ma’ikwe’s educational, creative, and intentional community path
- [21:46] Four “C”s that make sustainability possible: creativity, courage, compassion, and cooperation
- [29:53] How car-sharing, income-pooling, and greater resource sharing can work in intentional communities
- [37:42] Metrics of success for intentional communities
- [42:05] Social dynamics and consensus-building in intentional communities
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