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Islands in the Flood

This is expanded from a conversation with my virtual friend Michelle Gambia about the pleasures we find in necessary hiding places from the truth. Michelle writes with a beautifully clear eye. https://www.animasoul.org/2019/10/20/the-speech/ . You’ll often find me hiding in the … Continue reading

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Sovereignty

It’s a fine thing, we say, to take back control of our seeds, our food production and our lives. It’s plain that consumerism has brought us to a cliff edge. Ordinary people must gain sovereignty over methods of production, because … Continue reading

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Manifesto

Should I make a manifesto for a society in which work and pleasure are all within walking distances? That is, a society in which human-sized tools replace fossil-fuelled machinery and in which commons of perceptive good behaviour replace the imperceptive … Continue reading

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Choosing Tragedy

Previously, we had chosen the bonny road and so we must, but that road also leads under the hill through good and evil; through an over-dose of truth. We’ve also explored the problems of de-growth, while using GDP as a … Continue reading

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De-schooling Society

Yes. When the trades rise up against the monopolies, then we can have the true rebellion. When intelligence, ingenuity, dexterity and probity throw off the stifling and wealth-extracting “guidance” of research institutes, consultants, architects – the whole education industry, which … Continue reading

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Rebellion

Let’s resume – our course is towards a society in which both work and pleasure are walking distance from everyone’s door. Such a society, is stitched into folk memory. It is very easily understood. Only a hundred years ago, it … Continue reading

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Exodus

Consider this: everything we do to support current ways of living is so destructive that it will cause the end for human cultures as we know them. The jobs we do; taxes we pay; purchases we make, all contribute to … Continue reading

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