An Eco-Community Vision

We have all heard those lovely platitudes about ‘living in the present’ and ‘being in the now’, implying we shouldn’t think too much about a potential future we can’t control, or a past we might regret, but cannot change. It may be better for our psychological, emotional and mental health to keep our minds focused on the present, instead of worrying about what may happen, or what might have been. But from an environmental perspective, it’s vital that we engage in forward planning and thinking about the future; acknowledge the impacts of our past choices; understand how, when and where our present actions may manifest in the future; and create a new vision for a stable, sustainable, self-sufficient, people-oriented society.

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