Permaculture as Philosophy: How to Apply ‘Turning Problems into Solutions’ in Real Life  An excerpt by Charlotte Ashwanden from PermacultureNews.org Probably one of Bill Mollison’s most often-quoted phrases is – “Though the problems of the world are increasingly complex, the solutions remain embarrassingly simple.” This view is woven throughout the permaculture principles, especially in Mollison’s original design principle, “Turn Problems Into Solutions” A problem is usually defined as the opposite of a solution. How can it change so drastically? Firstly, it seems important to…