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The Music of Time – or how we’ll not change the music, unless we change how we sing

We don’t need more renewable energy to power how we live, but to change how we live so we don’t need that power. The power of fossil fuel has been so great, that no regenerative source can replace it. Culture … Continue reading

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A Little Summary of my Thesis

FIRST The dramatic social change necessary for modern cultures to survive more or less unscarred will not happen unless citizens change themselves – as individuals. I can lobby governments and corporations to change – it does little harm, but if … Continue reading

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Stepping onto the Common

How do we find universal truth? – by shutting our eyes and looking within. I am Everyman. At the deepest level I find not a unique self, but common human experience. That deepest level can only be found in ourselves. … Continue reading

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EU delusions

Green-house gas emissions rise slightly faster than increasing renewable energy can replace fossil fuels. Today fossil fuels account for 81% of energy consumption, while in 1988, they accounted for 79%. . But, because gross world product has increased, total energy … Continue reading

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Enclosure is a Right to Ugliness

Ugliness is what cannot fit – what cannot flow in the time/space of the common. It is unhappy. What is fitting makes happiness. True function is elegance. True elegance is function. Either makes the other considered, timely, appropriate and fitting. … Continue reading

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The Beauty Things and Grenfell Tower

We have precious things. Whom do we show as we bring them to the light? – not the powers. We shield them from the powers. The powers have little to do with the beautiful or loved. . Such things are … Continue reading

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Tragedy

“Tragedy is underdeveloped comedy, not fully born” says the poet Patrick Kavanagh. Yes. Yet in the best comedies, tragedy can remain as tragedy as we laugh through the tears. . Some tragedy is too dark for the rational to bear … Continue reading

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