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Human nature – born selfish or capable of more?

The question of human nature is a central one I think. It underpins the question : are we capable of having a better world than the one we have, or are any alternatives doomed to descending into chaotic/oppressive amplifications of … Continue reading

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When the Arab Spring has sprung

When religious political parties are democratically elected to power, it’s ok.. isn’t it? What exactly is wrong with religious and/or fundamentalist governments if they are democratically elected? Many in the west think of it as an automatically bad thing to … Continue reading

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A positive start : revolting Wall St & a Plenitude economy.

I am pleased to see the occupation of Wall st and it’s about time all the people who have been hurt hardest in the USA find a voice and a stage. Especially great against the backdrop of faltering US economic … Continue reading

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Human nature, the economy & our hope of a better future

This is a big post for a big topic, but bear with me – it’s worth it. It’s the perennial question “what is human nature?” Are we able to live together peacefully and in harmony with each other and the … Continue reading

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Work and careers in a world without money

Imagine yourself in a world without money. No rushing to get to some rat race job that doesn’t ultimately satisfy you. No reason to undertake years of slogging away, toiling at things that don’t interest you – just to earn … Continue reading

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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 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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How to be rich

We all want to be rich don’t we? ..but we can’t all be rich. There’s not enough money to go around. Besides, if everyone was rich then no one would be..
So under this system, someone has to lose if someone … Continue reading

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The defiance, the Idealism..

The world is broken and it is up to us to fix it. Here, idealism means believing that ideals or dreams of an ideal state of being have innate value. Put simply, we are capable of creating a world that … Continue reading

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