The Gaean Way℠

The Gaean Way of Ecospiritual Living℠ consists of a number of concepts, which are woven together together into a way of life:

  • The Three Sacred Relationships℠
    • Sacred Relationship with Earth & Body
      • Sustainable Living
        • Sustainable Gardening/Land Management
        • Sustainable Housing/Architecture (“Permatecture”)
        • Sustainable Energy, Tools, & Transportation
          • Carbon Neutrality and Sequestration
          • Low-Energy Alternatives
      • Body-Positivity
        • Naturism
        • Ancestral Diet
          • Organic, Local Produce
          • Fishing & Hunting
          • Pastured & Cage-Free Livestock
        • Sex-Positivism
      • Environmental Justice
        • Earth Activism
        • Eco-Feminism
        • “Eco-taxation”
        • “Ecopreneurship”
    • Sacred Relationship with People
      • Low Drama Community
        • Consent-based Governance by Sociocracy
        • Transparent and Ethical Financial Accounting
        • Ethical, Consent-based Sexuality
        • Compassionate Communication Skills Training
        • Empathy, Intimacy and Interpersonal Boundaries Training
      • Sharing of Resources & Communal Living
        • Communal Household Finances
        • “It Takes a Village” Child-Rearing Model
        • Cooperative Business Model
        • Social Entrepreneurship
      • Social and Economic Justice
        • Women’s Rights
        • Civil Liberties
        • Civil Rights
        • Peace Activism
        • Fair-Trade
        • Local Economy
      • Community and Civic Engagement
        • Participation in Local Government
        • Voter Registration Drives
        • Community Outreach / Good Neighbor Program
        • Compassionate Service and Volunteerism
        • Moderated “Town Hall” Meetings
    • Sacred Relationship with Spirit
      • Earth-Centered Communal Spirituality
        • “Neo-Primitive” Communal Rituals
        • Mythology and Storytelling (oral tradition)
        • Old Europe Inspired Matrifocal Culture
        • Women’s & Men’s Mystery Groups
      • Personal Growth and Individual Expression
        • Liberal Education by Cooperative Home-Schooling
        • Promotion of Individual Expression through the Arts
        • Encouragement for Adult Education
      • The Gaean Values and Virtues℠
        • Assertiveness and Cooperation
        • Humility and Confidence
        • Creativity and Rationality
        • Initiative and Regard
        • Responsibility and Non-Attachment
        • Passion and Discipline