Every spirit builds itself a house; and beyond its house a world; and beyond its world, a heaven. Know then, that the world exists for you. . . Build, therefore, your own world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature
Building a New World
Building a new world begins with the one art that precedes and unites and justifies all other arts and sciences: the art of living well at home. As an entirely unpaid, voluntary organization, we return to the origins of philanthropia to rekindle the fire at the heart of domestic life, reaching back beyond problems and solutions to the unified beginnings of culture. Whether you bring your experience, knowledge or time, your means or materials, your land, craft or artistry, we welcome your participation. We are many different kinds of people with one purpose. Engage with us to restore a timeless ideal to the present, and a present ideal to practical reality. Begin where you are. Build your own world.