A Quest Lecture in The New Permaculture Mythologies and Alchemy – Video & Vision Map by Willi Paul


A Quest Lecture in The New Permaculture Mythologies and Alchemy – Video & Vision Map by . Co-Presented by communityalchemy.com & openmythsource.com

YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEFpQtWMIQU

Willi Paul – A Quest Lecture in the New Permaculture Mythologies and Alchemy – Open to All. The Art Institute of California – San Francisco, CA, February 22, 2011. Noon – 1 PM, Bldg 10 UN, Room 207. 1170 Market Street, SF

Video by <a href= Claroscura.com

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Quest Lecture Map (Will’s Lecture Notes)

i. Why did you come today?

Initial expectations and questions

ii. The Future?

A. What is Permaculture? Some principles:

  • Observe and Interact
  • Catch and Store Energy
  • Use and Value Renewable Resources and Services
  • Produce No Waste
  • Design from Patterns
  • Integrate Rather than Segregate
  • Use Small and Slow Solutions
  • Use and Value Diversity
  • Creatively Use and Respond to Change

B. Symbols

See hand-out attached below:
“sacred in permaculture map 1- symbols” (jpg)

C. New alchemic processes:

Transmutation is Communication
Sound, digital, sacred, geo / soil, human community

D. Old vs. new mythologies

Joseph Campbell – A New Stage in 2011:
Initiation, Journey Maps, Technologies, Heroes, Permaculture

Mythology Generator for the Sustainability Age

1. Define current event, players, short and long-term impacts, artistic, religious, ecological, political, spiritual implications
2. ID historic, literary, mythic precedents that relate to event
3. Chart all possible paths and outcomes from event
4. List universal lessons
6. Draft myth story line using new names, place(s) and symbols from world mythology
7. Check piece for universal not local or real reference(s)
8. Simplify and finalize myth

E. Re-Creating & Supporting the Sacred: Inner & Outer System of the Sacred

Intention is a component of the Sacred.
Trust is a component of the Sacred.
Vibration is a component of the Sacred.
Protection is a component of the Sacred.
Initiation is a component of the Sacred.
Journey into Community is a component of the Sacred.
Process is a component of the Sacred.

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Artifact is not is a component of the Sacred.
Control is not is a component of the Sacred.
Money is not is a component of the Sacred.
Buildings are not a component of the Sacred.
Ceremony is not a component of the Sacred.
Ego is not a component of the Sacred.
Competition is not a component of the Sacred.

F. Connecting alchemy & myth to your world and in your art? Calling for new symbols, stories, art & song!

Final Reactions
Final questions / discussion

G. Resources

OMS Tool Kit
Alchemy, Esoterica, Art, Culture, Deep Ecology, Shamanism, etc.

Videos by Willi

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