Permaculture is about positivism. Staying positive, finding positive solutions. It’s also about Awareness. Let’s not forget that. Water, Climate, Culture. As of late, the Culture side of things has provided a rich banquet for winter reading, a time when outdoor projects are suspended and we can turn our observations externally towards just how well things are going. Here are links to several excellent articles, written about complex integrated subjects that give us a glimmer of how we might navigate our way through the coming decades.

http://www.resilience.org/stories/2016-01-21/can-we-afford-the-energy-demands-of-the-fourth-industrial-revolution-don-t-ask

January 20 post http://thearchdruidreport.blogspot.com/

http://www.theautomaticearth.com/2016/01/why-this-slump-has-legs/

http://ourfiniteworld.com/2016/01/07/2016-oil-limits-and-the-end-of-the-debt-supercycle/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnMSDlo8Sh8

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-01-21/billionaire-blackstone-ceo-trolls-american-public-%E2%80%93-doesnt-get-why-people-are-angry