Monthly Archives: September 2015

Fit the Eighth – Notes From Nowhere

Parts of the great events which you ask me to recall escape my imagination.  For instance, I cannot absolutely resolve how the end of the internal combustion engine was so easily embraced as a stimulus to a better life.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Fit the seventh – Notes From Nowhere

Money is an excellent tool.  The money-flow in an economy is directly related to what we do – to the transformative powers of what we do.  To put it Richard Douthwaite’s way, money and energy are directly related.  Of course … Continue reading

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FIT THE FIFTH & SIXTH – NOTES FROM NOWHERE

A human mono-culture is the foundation of today’s visions of the future – one powered by ingenious replacements for oil, found not on Earth, but in the transcendent intellect of Man!  The natural, sublunary world will be married to social … Continue reading

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Fit the Fourth – Notes From Nowhere

Of course, older cities had been built both close to the shore and to fertile land.  They proved the least of problems – They had ease of trade and a source of food from rings of market gardens and from … Continue reading

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Notes from nowhere – Fit the third

Obviously, the bulk of trade was local trade – market gardens emerged within and in the surrounds of towns – street markets expanded accordingly.  Suburbs began to re-centre as villages, or small towns – each with shops and workshops.  Urban … Continue reading

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FIT THE SECOND – Notes From Nowhere

Now then – modern cultures are agricultures.  They are emergent properties of fields.  An agriculture without oil is inconceivable today, but it must be so and so it was in my story.  Today’s readers will resist my narrative as fantasy … Continue reading

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NOTES FROM NOWHERE – FIT THE FIRST – Once upon a time…

Once upon a time in the next few years or so, in a land called Nowhere, there was a great upheaval.  How it happened remains unclear, but I compare it to seasonal migrations of flocks and herds, in which every … Continue reading

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