Mr. Law is a wealth of practical knowledge, and we touch on some of that in this conversation. As I seek out for this show, he is someone who practices what he teaches, continuously. Even as I spoke to him, he was out in the woods, running off of solar power. We begin the interview via landline and then switch to his mobile phone. I recommend listening to this episode in a relaxed and quieter environment because of those connection issues.
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What I enjoyed about this episode is the encouragement to seek out the tools and knowledge to do what we feel called to do. To build a create a better world, we have to seek out what it is that matters to each of us, and be our own solution.
Another take away is that we must take a long view. As Ben spoke about the shifting view of time, so do I see that if we’re going to think about tomorrow, and well beyond, then it requires a shift in our mindset to look further into the future and imagine what could be.
For a good reminder of that long view listen to The Gift by Matt Winters.
You can find out more about Mr. Law at: www.ben-law.co.uk
How has your perspective of time, and place, changed since you started practicing permaculture? Let me know:
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