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Get Off Your "Buts"
- But we’ve got no funding…
- But they won’t let us…
- But a sustainability group already exist here and I don’t want to step on their toes…
- But no one in this town cares about the environment …
- But it’s too late to do anything useful…
- But I don’t have the right qualifications…
- But I don’t have the energy for doing this...
- Set Your Intention
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- Get Off Your "Buts"
- The Law
- Our Trust
- Disclosure Policy
- App Arsenal
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- Perfect Potluck
- Potluck Calculator
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- Nomadic Lifestyle
Types of Shared Housing
Live-In Landlord & Tenant Relationship
- How Do You Want to Live?
- How Much Can You Afford?
- Where Do You Want to Be?
- The Physical Space
- Types of Foundations
- Straw Bale
- Earth Bag
- Native Culture Lodges
- Tiny House
- Timber Framing
- Slip Straw/ Light-Clay Straw
- Living Roof
- Wattle and Daub
- Natural Earth Plaster
- Lime Plaster
- Adobe/Earth Floor
- Rammed Earth
- Traditional Homes/Construction
- Alternative Homes/Construction
- Urban Homesteading
- Wilderness Survival
- Live-In Landlord & Tenant Relationship
- Types of Shared Housing
- Food Production
- Food Procurement
- Food Preservation
Health & Wellness
- Cleaning Supplies
- Pest Control
- Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies
- Personal Hygiene
- First Aid Kit
- Colonic /Enema
- Eye Care
- Skin Care
- Man in the Mirror - Michael Jackson
- True Colors - Cyndi Lauper
- We Are All Connected - Symphony of Science
- Imagine - John Lennon
- Heal the World - Michael Jackson
- Colors of the Wind - Vanessa Williams
- Somewhere - Barbra Streisand
- Alone-Armin van Buuren feat. Lauren Evans
- Big Yellow Taxi- Counting Crows ft. Vanessa Carlton
- Orange Sky - Alexi Murdoch with Pete Townshend & Rachel Fuller
- Mad World - Gary Jules
- The Logical Song - Roger Hodgson
- Let´s get together - The Youngbloods
- War - Edwin Starr
- (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace Love And Understanding - Nick Lowe
- We Want Peace - Lenny Kravitz
- Heard Somebody Say - Devendra Banhart
- What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
- Bomb the World - Michael Franti
- We Got To Have Peace - Curtis Mayfield
- What The World Needs Now - Jackie DeShannon
- Blowing In The Wind - Bob Dylan
- Peace Train - Cat Stevens
- Love Is All You Need- Across the Universe Cast, The Beatles Cover
- The Morning -Alanis Morissette
- You Gatta Be - Des'ree
- Get On Your Feet - Gloria Estefan
- No Such Thing As Waste- Charlie Mgee
- Look Around (Permaculture Principle 1: Observe & Interact)- Charlie Mgee
- The Edge Is Where It's At- Formidable Vegetable Sound System
- Yield Swing- Formidable Vegetable Sound System
- End of Oil- Formidable Vegetable Sound System
- Patterns- Charlie Mgee
- Change Song (Permaculture Principle 12)- Charlie Mgee
- Small & Slow Song- Charlie Mgee
- Down Down Down (Song for Soil)- Charlie Mgee
- Limits- Formidable Vegetable Sound System
- Gimme Shelter-Playing For Change
- Somewhere over the Rainbow - Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwoʻole
- Love- Lennon & Maisy
- Arthur Theme Song- Ziggy Marley
- Earth Emergency-Gaia.Is.I
- Be The Change - Luminaries ft. Trevor Hall
- PEACE- LUMINARIES
- Good Rain-Trevor Hall
- Powerful- Alicia Keys feat. Jussie Smollett
- Conqueror- Estelle feat. Jussie Smollett
- Let's Celebrate the World - Ester Dean
- Greatest Love of All - Whitney Houston
- When We Stand Together- Nickelback
- Live As if Our Future Matters- Earth Guardians
- One (Anton Corbjin Version)- U2
- All We Are- Warlock
- Read All About It-Emeli Sandé
- Send It On- Disney Channel Stars
- Let's Work Together- Canned Heat
- Let's Get Together- Detroit Emeralds
- One Day- Matisyahu
- The Necessities
- Micro Job Site Project Lead, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
- Video Editor/Maker, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
- Free Food Locator, Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
- How-To for Strategy BUDs, Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
- Urban Homesteading Expert, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
- Wilderness Survival Expert, Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
- Food Production Expert, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
- Alternative Home Construction Expert,Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
- Food Preservation Expert, Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
- Castile Soap Tester, DIY Tester- The Transition Team
- Energy Systems Expert, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
- Air Refresher Spray Tester, DIY Tester- The Transition Team
- Hydrogen Peroxide Tester, DIY Tester- The Transition Team
- Water Systems Expert, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
- Transportation Systems Expert, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
- Mission Expert, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
- Co-op Expert, Volunteer/ Consultant- The Transition Team
- Web Designer, Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
- Mission Expert, Volunteer/ Consultant- The Transition Team
- Graphic Artist/T-Shirt Designer, Volunteer/Consultant- The Transition Team
- Stock Photo Photographer, Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
- Research Assistant, Volunteeer/Consultant- The Transition Team
- Potluck Host, Volunteer- The Transition
- Home Foundation Expert,Volunteer/Consultant-The Transition Team
- Propose an Ephemeralization Project
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Memes Found From Around the Web
- Be Mr. Roger's Hero!
- A Function of the Heart
- There's No Way...
- Pass It On
- We Were All Humans
- Surround Yourself...
- Dear Human
- Traditional Schooling VS. Unschooling
- The Best Project
- A Child Who Reads
- Success Defined
- Longing For Communion
- Selfishness Is Unnecessary
- Create Tomorrow, Today!
- Technological Unemployment
- Do Something About It
- "Beauty" & Brains
- The Age of Information
- An Activist is...
- I Imagine...
- What Do You Have Space For?
- Have a Personal Revolution
- Make the Darkness Conscious
- People May Hate You...
- Something To Think About...
- The World Is Changed
- What Would You Do?
- The 6 R's
- Save the Trees
- Are You Doing Business?
- I Am
- Spread the word
- YouTube Tracker
- Memes Found From Around the Web
- The Basics
- How Do I Connect with People, Communities or Organizations Right Away?
- What is the "ImagiNation CO-OPeration" section of the Site?
- What Do Those Numbers and "BB" Mean Under My Name When I Am Logged In?
- What Is the Difference Between the Our Trust and Endorsements Pages?
- How Does The Cooking Pot help The Transition's Contributors?
- How Does Having an "In-House" Peer-Funding Platform (a.k.a Crowd -Funding Platform) Assist The Transition in Reaching Its Mission?
- What Is Your Action Plan?
The Transition FAQ
- How is The Transition Different From Other Groups, Movements, & Non-For-Profits With Similar Beliefs & Goals?
- What are the requirements for becoming a Transition Team Member?
- What Does The Transition Consider to Be Basic Needs?
- What is The Transition's view on the Concept of Power?
- When someone is Talking About "-isms" to What Are They Referring?
- Why Should People Encourage the Formation of This Type of Social Change Network?
- Why Was it Necessary for The Transition to Be Created?
- Why Does The Transition Believe a Global Egalitarian System Can Work?
- Why Does The Transition Find Majority Rule and Competition Ineffective?
- Why Does The Transition Advocate Shared Housing Arrangements?
- Why Should I "Listen" to What The Transition Has to Say?
- Why Should an Individual Join The Transition?
- Why Would an Individual Want to Live in an Intentional Community (IC) or Eco-Village?
- What are "Benchmarks"?
- What are Ephemeralization Projects?
- What Do You Mean When You Use the Term "Community"?
- What Do You Mean When You Use the Term "Transitional Community"?
- What Does "Crunch!" or "Crunch Time" Mean?
- What Does It Mean to Be a "Contributor" of The Transition?
- What Does Intentional Community (IC) Mean?
- What Does It Mean to Be a Cultural Creative?
- What Does It Mean to be a "Seed" or "Seed Person" of a BUD?
- What Does It Mean to Be a "Supporter" of The Transition?
- What Does "Right Livelihood" Mean?
- What Does Using "Stone Soup Principles" Mean?
- What Does the Term "Communalistic" Mean?
- What is a Commune?
- What is Communalism?
- What is Egalitarianism?
- What is "Formal Consensus"?
- What is "Revaluation Counseling"?
- What is The Transition Inter-Community Network (TIN) ?
- What is Transition Tuesdays?
- What is a BUD?
- What is a Collective?
- What is a "Communitarian"?
- When Someone Says "Solidarity not charity." What Does That Mean?
- What is Mutual Aid?
- Who is a Community Member?
- What is a "Contributorship"?
- What is a Global Egalitarian System?
- What is a "Home-mate"?
- What is a Hybrid Co-op Business?
- What is a Social Change Network?
- What is a Seed Team?
- What is a “Stone Soup” Inventory?
- Who is a TIN Person(s)?
- What is a Trust?
- What is an Eco-village?
- What is a Transparency Group?
- I've Never Used Formal Consensus Before Why Should I learn a New Decision-Making Process?
- What Are Some Impediments to Consensus?
- What Are the Pros and Cons of Using Formal Consensus?
- What Does Consensus Look Like in Practice?
- What Does It Mean to Assume Good Will From All Participants When Using Consensus?
- What If One or Two People Disagree With the Rest Of the Group?
- What If the BUD Cannot Reach Agreement?
- What If the BUD Is Evenly Divided?
- What If There Seems To Be Pressure Exerted On One Or Two Persons to "Give In"?
- What is Concern?
- What is Conflict?
- What is Consensus?
- What is Consent?
- What is a Block?
- What is a Decision?
- What is a Meeting?
- What is a Proposal?
- What is a Stand Aside?
- What is an Agreement?
- What is an Agenda Contract?
- What is an Evaluation?
- What is the N Street Consensus Method?
- What is the Difference Between Agreement and Consent?
- What is the Role of Doorkeeper?
- What is the Role of a Facilitator?
- What is the Role of Notetaker?
- What is the Role of a Peacekeeper?
- What is the Role of a Timekeeper?
- What is the Role of Public Scribe
- What is the Role of an Advocate?
- What is the Role of an Agenda Planner(s)?
- What is the Role of Facilitator in Formal Consensus?
- What Kind of Decisions Can Be Made in a BUD Meeting?
- When Can You Use Consensus?
- Why Should My BUD Use Consensus?
- Why is Conflict Resolution Important in a BUD, an Intentional Community, a Collective or Network of People Working for Social Change?
BUD Meeting FAQ
- What does it Mean to Use the Agenda as a Contract?
- What is Clarity of Process?
- What is a "Co-Facilitator" and When is Their Role Utilized?
- What is a "Facilitator" and When is Their Role Utilized?
- What is a Facilitator Supposed to Be Doing During a Meeting?
- What is a Meeting Evaluation?
- What is a "Process Observer" and When is Their Role Utilized?
- What is a "Vibes Watcher" and When is Their Role Utilized?
- What is the Process for an "Agenda Review"?
- What is Non-Directive Leadership?
- Who is A. Allen Butcher?
- Who is Abraham Maslow?
- Who is Annamarie Pluhar?
- Who is Charles Eisenstein?
- Who is Christopher Moore?
- Who is C.T. Butler?
- Who is Diana Leafe Christian
- Who is Geoph Kozeny?
- Who is GPaul Blundell?
Who is Ira Wallace?
- Who is Jae Sabol?
- Who is Jenise Fryatt?
- Who is Jessica Pettitt ?
- Who is Maikwe Ludwig?
- Who is Michael Nagler?
- Who is Paxus Calta-Star?
- Who is Peter Woodrow?
- Who is Tom Dawkins?
- Who is Jim Gilliam?
- Who is Matt Stannard?
Shared Housing FAQ
- What is a Cooperative in Regards to Housing?
- What is a Communal Household?
- What is a Communal "Family"?
What are the Top Reasons Someone Would Want to Live in a Shared Housing Arrangement?
- Social Connection
- Extra Hands
- Living Light on the Earth
- What Does Shared Housing Mean?
- What is Co-housing?
- Intentional Community (IC) FAQ
- Media FAQ
- Organization FAQ
- Website FAQ
- Transition Tuesdays
- Looking Into the Future
- Our Education
- Money, Wealth & Poverty
- Our Food
- Alternative Energy
- Intellectual Property, Fair Use & Public Domain
- Recommended Reading
List of Case Studies
- Case Studies: Co-ops
Case Studies: Intentional Communities
- Case Study: Findhorn Foundation
- Case Study: Ökodorf Sieben Linden
- Case Study: Kommune Niederkaufungen
- Case Study: Munkesoegaard
- Case Study: Twin Oaks Intentional Community
- Year Formed
- Food Habits
- Spiritual Practices
- Land Ownership
- List of Case Studies
- Decision-Making Processes
- Education & Human Development
The Transition Contributor Handbook
- Volunteer Role Training
Steps to Organizing a Local BUD Group
- Create a New BUD
The Function of BUDs
BUD Meeting Facilitation
- BUD Meeting Roles
- Types of BUD Meetings
- Consensus with BUDs vs. Voting with Individuals
Formal Consensus Used with BUDS
- Level One: Broad Open Discussion
- Level Two: Identify Concerns
- Level Three: Resolve Concerns
- Principles of Formal Consensus
- N Street Consensus Used with BUDs
- Assumptions About Conflict
- Dimensions of Conflict
- Conflict Analysis
Stages & Dynamics of Conflict Resolution
- The Role of Third Party Neutral
- Processes for Resolving Conflicts
- Facilitation Techniques
- BUD Meeting Agenda Outline
Promote The Transition with Our Missions
- Environment Programs
- How to Start Sharing
- How to Start a “Friends Not Foes Feast” Event
- How to Start a Transparency Group
- Steps to Organizing an Event
- Open Space Technology
- Types of BUDs
- Page Under Construction
- Types of Collectives
- BUD Commitments to The Transition
- Register Your BUD
- BUD Meeting Facilitation
- Steps to Prepare to Be Part of a Transitional Community
- Steps to Creating a Transitional Community
- Can you help us keep the lights on?
- How Are You Helping?
- ImagiNATION CO-OPeration
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- Conference Reports
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