Heroic determination to achieve something for the common good is rare, particularly in the absence of an incentive for personal profit. At least the board of architects that control licensing in New Mexico and even the New Mexico legislature had the courage to open their eyes and eventually see the good that this bohemian offered. Hope its infectious! Showed the film to older students and got a very good response - an inspiration. Unfortunately the strong language, though warranted, prevents this being shown to less than 13 year olds!
Meanwhile, lets hope that the Earthship design for carbon neutral houses continues to evolve and become mainstream. Long way to go.