Monthly Archives: September 2015

CHAPER NINE – THE EMPEROR OF IPCC IS A NAKED PHYSICIST

Life is liquid and all species are tributaries to one pool of bio mass.  The mass of the pool is variable – even though life’s physical components remain as matter or energy.  Life can diminish to nothing, or expand to … Continue reading

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ESCAPING THE MAZE – Notes From Nowhere

There are further areas for worthwhile political discussion within the remit of the Druidgeld.  The Common Agricultural Policy has distorted both markets and social systems. CAP could be re-distributed as a basic farm income available equally to all farmers – … Continue reading

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A POLITICAL MANIFESTO FOR NOW – FOR THE UK AS IT IS – THE TRANSITION

OK put up or shut up you say?  Although the thesis of this book is that cultures are what we do – one by one – and that cultural change comes – also one by one – by the powers … Continue reading

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CHAPTER SEVEN – BIOMASS IS A COMMON – A Meditation upon the Cabbage

Some commons to be restored into the fabric of my midsummer night’s dream– roads, market squares, harbours, soils, water, biomass…. But all other commons are as nothing compared to commons of biomass.  Just as towns, roads and trades are emergent … Continue reading

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CHAPTER SIX – THE CARGO CULT

Exploring the notion that the skilled have run the kingdom, but have never held the throne, I propose that for happiness a throne is unnecessary.  Similarly, a happy throne will have no need to understand cultural tools.  Knowledge is not … Continue reading

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CHAPTER FIVE – DREAMING BY DEGREES

Economies of scale, which create monocultures, are only efficient in man-hours.  They are ecologically inefficient and poor in yield relative to resource-use.  Don’t forget that crop yield is output minus input.  We have large human populations and rapidly diminishing energy … Continue reading

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AFTER THE DAY JOB

Sixteenth Century Reformation of the church was rapid, not because a new perception of Christianity caught fire, but because church and monastic property was released for plundering by powerful élites.  The protestant reformation gave credence to stolen property.  Luther, Calvin … Continue reading

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