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Mapping Metamodern: Alternative Governance

This post is the fifth in a series of essays summarizing key traditions within the emerging metamodern ecosystem. To learn more about Life Itself’s Mapping Metamodern project, visit our website here. Summary For many communities around the world, faith in their government and governing processes is absent. In the face of this, and in pursuit […]

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Mapping Metamodern: Alternative Economics

This post is the fourth in a series of essays summarizing key traditions within the emerging metamodern ecosystem. To learn more about Life Itself’s Mapping Metamodern project, visit our website here. Summary Doughnut Economics The “Doughnut” is a visual framework for sustainable development which combines the concept of planetary boundaries with the concept of social […]

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Mapping Metamodern: Permaculture

This post is the third in a series of essays summarizing key traditions within the emerging metamodern ecosystem. To learn more about Life Itself’s Mapping Metamodern project, visit our website here. Summary At its root, permaculture means taking natural ecosystems as the model for our own human habitats. “Natural ecosystems are, almost by definition, sustainable, […]

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Mapping Metamodern: Zen

This post is the second in a series of essays summarizing key traditions within the emerging metamodern ecosystem. To learn more about Life Itself’s Mapping Metamodern project, visit our website here. Summary Zen is a school of Mahayana Buddhism which originated in China (where it was known as Ch’an) and then spread to Japan and […]

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Mapping Metamodern: What is Metamodernism?

Life Itself is currently undertaking the exciting project of mapping the emerging “metamodern” ecosystem. This ecosystem is centered on a radical, alternative approach to social change – one that is simultaneously paradigmatic, integrated and engaged. To learn more about the project, visit our website here. This post is the first in a series of essays […]

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Life Itself Community Gathering March 2022

Key Info What: An opportunity to connect, collaborate and create. More details below 👇 When: 17th – 23rd March 2022. Where: The Life Itself Bergerac Hub. Who: Core team, wider community members, and newcomers. Cost: €180-540 (depending on room type and length of stay). Interested? Get your ticket now! Questions? Get in touch 😊 What […]