Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ideas of control

My initial thoughts on a resource based economy, the Zeitgeist Movement &  Venus Project. I have just spent a few hours looking at videos of Peter Joseph, the Zeitgeist Movement and the Venus Project and it has sparked some thoughts.. … Continue reading

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Is this ‘our’ world?

We talk about ‘our world’ (I even use this expression a bit) but thinking about it. In what way is it ours? It is the world we live in, yes. But saying it is ours is subtle linguistic act of … Continue reading

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Imagine, I dare you..

Ask yourself.. What’s the best world we can imagine? What really stands in the way of building it? Don’t let anyone tell you it can’t be done..  Defy those that seek to limit you. Dream up all the ways that … Continue reading

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Who’s in charge of thinking long term?

The “The Constitution of the Iroquois Nations: The Great Binding Law” holds that decisions should be made with forethought and consideration of how they will benefit the seventh generation into the future. This was a philosophy that stood many a … Continue reading

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What we want

What do we want from life, really? While the answer will invariably differ depending on who you ask, I think it’s fair to draw some common ground around certain things. We want to protect our health and that of our … Continue reading

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Is society optional?

Our laws are in some ways a contract are they not? They are a bargain.. you agree to not harm others, play by the rules and in return we will safeguard your liberty and life against harm from others – … Continue reading

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A World Without Money

So we’re a few posts in now and I’m aware that I haven’t really spelled out exactly what this blog is about. While it is meant to be an organic exploration of many things, there is a central idea that … Continue reading

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Renewable Thinking

I am often in agreement with George Monbiot and his flavour of leftist, sensible, humanist, evidence-based analysis of world issues – especially in regards to climate change. There is however an ongoing sentiment/rationale in his articles over the last year or … Continue reading

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Resistance : The difficulty in discussing ideals

Sometimes its cynicism, but often I run into another phenomenon. A refusal to debate in big ideas underpinned by a (largely unconscious) desire by many to be seen as hard-headed and practical – and not as another ‘blue sky thinking … Continue reading

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Climate will and testament

It seems an under-mentioned point: We have everything we need to overcome the challenge of climate change. There is no technology gap, we  have everything we need to save the planet – except (it would seem) the will to do … Continue reading

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