Author Archives: bryncocyn

In the Outer Lands

Of course, post-collapse, we’ll have no choice, but to come together on the common, but what do we do now, in the last days before collapse? Plainly we can build new economic and social relationships subversively beneath the enclosures and … Continue reading

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We are the Cambium

Climatic catastrophes will continue to accelerate beyond all predictions, because no-one has changed the model, which produced the old predictions. . Similarly, those who remain inside the economic model, which has brought us to this moment of climatic and ecological … Continue reading

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Sumps

Now, let’s return to our February chapter, Here’s Why I’m so at Odds with Many of my Green Friends https://convivialeconomy.com/2020/02/26/heres-why-im-so-at-odds-with-many-of-my-green-friends/ … And let’s consider carbon sumps. . These are some sumps – true sumps, which it would be dangerous to … Continue reading

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Lost in Dreams of Arthur and Gawain

Yes. Our industrial journey has been interrupted by oblivion. That is simple truth. Deny it, or accept it. Of course, every government of every developed economy denies it. So, we in those economies, must quietly embark at the next station, … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Adventure

It should be a beautiful adventure – living in community again – supplying each-others’ needs. Learning the skills for that will prove to be another beautiful thing. As a tool touches its materials, so the human imagination touches the Earth. … Continue reading

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Let’s be Tragi-comic

I propose that what most prevents us from evacuating both our crazy infinite-growth model and our equally crazy destruction of the natural world (which houses, clothes and feeds us) is our inability to embrace and choose the tragedies through which … Continue reading

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Quickly Dashed-off Summary of the World According to a Nobody

By the act of withdrawing our spending from the enclosures, and replacing it in the common we play our part in the collapse of enclosure and the revival of the common. . We cannot prevent collapse of the enclosures, but … Continue reading

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Changed People, Same Earth

Our destination – changed people, same Earth. People know how to behave (to travel) by inner moral guidance, or otherwise by coercion by other people. That coercion is sometimes violent; sometimes seductive. . The only way to change myself is … Continue reading

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The Dark

That my reality of collapsing ecosystems and catastrophic climatic disbalance is not the reality of anyone I meet, is driving me into the dark. I do not know how long I can endure total isolation. I may not emerge at … Continue reading

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Our Wounded Earth. Who holds the Knife?

Climate is disbalancing faster than all predictions. Tipping points come and nudge still others – accelerating. Plainly, no one has a clue, but this – it is our doing and we must undo it. And we don’t need to understand … Continue reading

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