...it's all about aesthetics...
-whose aesthetics though?
The society of dualities that you admit is destructive,
a culture of order, control, domination.
...a culture of domestication.
A culture that lives off hierarchies
a culture where colonialism is necessary.
As well as plants.
Where “weeds” are eradicated arbitrarily in place of imported (domesticated) “food”
an ethics centered design approach to horticulture,
can it work?
...liberate us from the mindset of control, and domination,
with its “food forests”
mimicking the edges of forests recreating the biodiversity of “natural” forests
-but with imported (domesticated) “food”...
re-wild the domesticated?
Which comes first?
A new generational aesthetic paradigm
(one where beauty is “chaotic” “wild”...
where the linguistic concept of “wild” is not distinct)
or: the culture that LIVES as if wild were not a word,
were not the negative side of a dichotomy that the dominant culture is doing everything it can to destroy?
A self perpetuating feedback loop,
how do we break this cycle?
Is there hope?
(“The quintessential human delusion, simultaneously the source of [our] greatest strength, and [our] greatest weakness.”)
a generational shift perhaps
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