Boston Skillshare 2009

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Not Using Petroleum - Boston Skillshare 2009

Led by Mike.

I have a petroleum addiction

you can cut through a log in a minute
you get it done a lot faster, but at what cost, what are we giving up

Using less petroleum or even without it.

How much space do we need? Starting with smaller shelters can cut out a lot of unneeded energy.

Don't need sheetrock or linoleum floors.

Simple Shelters

Wigwam, saplings stuck in ground and bent over.

Earth houses, dig a hole and pile earth back on it. Don't require much materials, earth has stable temperature. But light is really nice, can make you feel better

Consensus with Sean Madsen - Boston Skillshare

Consensus boils down to forming a decision that everyone agrees on.

What happens

Ideally, you don't ever get to that point if you do the rest of it in a good way. If you do...

Prerequisites

Being very intentional about the way you do things. If you have people who want this process to be organic, that will be difficult.

Having empathy.

If the group agrees to a time limit on a topic or meeting, make sure upcoming limits are announced in advance.

Check with people who may need to leave early.

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