This is the Provisioning Systems Canvas. It shows five main provisioning systems humanity has created over time, that we use to provide for our needs, which have been developed within Earth's life provisioning system. It is a tool for creating a dialogue around these different systems, helping to provide a mental framework to discuss such things as, what they are, how they work - i.e., the different institutions within each one, and their different rules, - how they evolve, and how they interact with our lives. With a basic awareness in place, the canvas can also be used to design how we provide for our needs. Any gift, service or product that is created by an individual or group, and shared or exchanged with others, has a part or perhaps a majority of its' creation (i.e., production) in one of these five systems.

 

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