When we started Transition, I imagined it as an environmental process. Now I see it as a cultural process.
Articles: Transition movement (45)
Interestingly the similarities between a healthy human body and a healthy Transition group are both about taking an holistic view of what is happening in order to prevent problems by checking that all the different parts are working well.
Resource depletion and climate change effects various demographic groups in vastly different ways.
What does the Power to Convene look like in the work of Transition Stroud?
It was in a small sideroom at the Resilience Hub in Portland, Maine, that I first heard the term ‘The Power to Convene’. It fascinated me, and finally gave me a name for this thing I’d been seeing for years.
People are also the environment, we are our own ecological system integrated into the larger systems.
The beauty of the Transition movement is that it is not a ‘one size fits all’ approach.
FULL engagement with transitioning asks us to recognize the power of goodness in others, our neighbors and most difficultly, to accept it in ourselves!
The economy of the future is described by different groups with different words in different languages and they do not always exactly translate into an identical idea.
It’s always quite an experience to stand in solidarity with so many people who care deeply about an issue.