Oikos – The Greek word for home. It is the ‘eco’ in economy, ecology and ecumenism.
Oikonautics – noun – plural treated as singular:
a. the art, science and practice of crewing space ship earth (thank you Buckminster Fuller).
b. the harmonization of ecology and economics towards a healthier, more sane
global human habitat.
c. the study or practice of living on earth as God’s creation & the home of humanity.
d. the study or practice of travelling through our earthly life in the present manifestation of our heavenly home.
This is a word coined by C. Jorna in January 2011 on the pattern of aeronautics and astronautics
Sustainable – practices are sustainable when their “…activities:
use materials in continuous cycles; use continuously reliable sources of energy,
[and] come mainly from the qualities of being human (i.e creatvity, communication,
coordination, appreciation, and spiritual and intellectual development.)”