In the Garden of Eden we were born, from the children of the Tribes of Eden arises...
The Order of Eden was started by Shannon Mc Dowell and Robert Currie II in 2007 to provide opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills, teach, develop and research ancient and modern technologies to provide learning opportunities and solutions for a Economically and Environmentally Sustainable future.
The Order of Eden is a private Not For Profit international organisations with representatives from 3 countries and was officially registered with the Colorado Secretary of State by Robert L. Currie II on November 26 2010.
Since 2007 they have been training and researching in the areas of Permaculture, Natural Construction, Renewable Energy, Bushcraft Skills, Sustainable Living Skills, Health and Well being skills, Ministry/Spiritual studies and achieved Black belt in the IBDA. As these areas will meet the requirements needed to fore full the mission and vision of the Order.
Along with the other Paladins of Eden from around the world Shannon and Robert are currently committed to establishing the Order and continuing to gain the education and qualifications required to ensure a high quality standard within the Order of Eden.
Paladins of myth and legend were great warriors, healers, warrior monks or priests with great magic.
"There is no such thing as magic, only tricks" - Riftwar Saga by Raymond E Fiest
The Paladins of Eden will be martial artists who with the magic of knowledge will minister to others by providing learning opportunities and solutions for a Economically and Environmentally Sustainable future for all.
Although the Paladins of the past were mythical and had magical skills, the Paladins of Eden will knowledge and skills in areas we can all master though few have chosen to do so. The knowledge and skills contained in these areas are what we believe will enable mankind to live an Economically and Environmentally Sustainable future.
Paladins will have the knowledge and skills to provide instruction to others interested in the areas of:
- Natural Construction Techniques
- Renewable Energy
- Bushcraft and Survival Skills
- Sustainable and Traditional Living Skills
- Health and Well-being
- Ministry and Spiritual Studies
- Martial Arts and Self Defense
The Order of Eden is run as a council by consensus, where consensus is unable to be met the decision will lay with the Master Guardian, to enable cohesive community.