flood retreat

Flood retreat farming is a technique of farming thatrelies on the annual flood of rivers to provide irrigationwater. (google)

humanity needs a legit re\set like this.. where we let go enough.. (of work; takes a lot of work; .. et al)

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adding page while reading david graeber and david wengrow‘s dawn of everything (book):

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cultivating domestic cereals as the ‘affluent’ foragers knew well, is enormously hard work

takes a lot of work ness as red flag

flood retreat farming is a distinctly lackadaisical way to raise crops. the work of soil *prep is given over to nature. seasonal flooding does the **work..refreshing the soil.. makes little sense to set up ***boundary stones when ground itself is ****shifting underneath you.. flexible systems of field *****reallocation..

huge.. to letting go of *prep.. **supposed to’s of work (solving other people’s/nature’s problems/needs messed with the dance).. ***borders.. ****antifragility and hard won order.. and our need to get back/to a natural daily/whatever re\set

ie: art (by day/light) and sleep (by night/dark) as re\set.. to fittingness/undisturbed ecosystem

we need to org around legit needs (maté basic needs) so that we can get back/to that dance

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brown belonging lawthe opposite of belonging.. is fitting in.. true belonging doesn’t require you to change who you are.. it requires you to be who you are.. and that’s vulnerable.. –Brené Brown

‘in undisturbed ecosystems ..the average individual, species, or population, left to its own devices, behaves in ways that serve and stabilize the whole..’ –Dana Meadows

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our findings:

1\ undisturbed ecosystem (common\ing) can happen

2\ if we create a way to ground the chaos of 8b legit free people

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