Category Archives: A Note From the Field

The Resilience Center for the Transition (RCT) with Site Plan (PDF). A Permaculture & Reskilling Vision by Willi Paul, CommunityAlchemy.com


The Resilience Center for the Transition (RCT) with Site Plan (PDF). A Permaculture & Reskilling Vision by Willi Paul, CommunityAlchemy.com Reskilling is a word describing a process of (re)learning skills we never learned, forgot to learn, or don’t remember we … Continue reading

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“The Roundabout Food Forest Gang” : New Myth #47, by Rob Joyce, Please Touch Garden & Willi Paul, NewMythologist.com


 Access > Plan > Stewardship The Roundabout Food Forest Gang (RFF) had a vision of returning a four block street and roundabout to a place to walk, connect, plant and harvest, including a pathway for walkers and bikes in a … Continue reading

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Note From the Field: Free Alchemy Lecture at University of Chicago


For over 2000 years Alchemy has developed as a means to explore the world around us. The root of contemporary chemistry and physics, a spiritual model, a psychological map, a series of allegorical lessons, Alchemy is all these and more, … Continue reading

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A Note from the Field: Digital Discussions and the Esoteric Renaissance


In 2004 the Esalen Institute Center for Theory and Research hosted it’s inaugural conference under the interesting title: Esoteric Renaissance. The conference was organized by Wouter Hannegraff, professor History of Hermetic Philosophy and related currents at the University of Amsterdam,  … Continue reading

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Note From the Field: Killing Myth of the Marlboro Man. EcoToursim Report by Willi Paul


Mythology and media are closely aligned. Just as the chivalric ideal was spread by troubadours in 12th century Europe, today corporate ideals are spread across the globe by organizations that affect the cultural narrative with no less intricacy. When we … Continue reading

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