From the Editor
After I'd heard just a few sentences from Manuel Klarmann I sensed a remarkable story. Fortunately, this young Swiss entrepreneur found time during his stay in the Bay Area for an interview. The idea behind Eaternity is not only uplifting, it's eminently within reach. [more]
Interested in publishing your conversations with everyday heroes and artists? Want to get a hard-copy of our magazine? Want to suggest someone for an interview? Contact Us.
"As an 8-year old, when I learned that I was eating food while, on the other half of the planet, people were starving, that completely puzzled me. How could that happen?" It was a critical moment. in Klarmann's life. He talks about a deceptively simple idea, "What we're doing with Eaternity is providing a way for our society, on a rational basis, to get one little step closer to sanity."
First, we bought three acres. It was no use to the local farmer. There were 12 coconut trees about to die, and one mango tree. The farmers thought we were fools. People said, "It's in the middle of nowhere. Do you think anybody is going to come here for treatment?" Even today, someone who asked this question five years back came to visit and said, "I never ever thought this was the way this space was going to develop."