Tag Archives: defiance

Who knows best?

The more ‘correct’ a country tries to be – and the more laws it passes to micromanage the minutia of it’s citizens’ behaviour – the less tolerant it becomes. The list of things that are ‘illegal’ now is growing at … Continue reading

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The illusions of our democracy

I know we’re not supposed to be thinking about this stuff.. It’s not allowed.. but here goes. Does democracy give us real freedom of choice, or just the appearance of it? I’m fascinated at the moment with the question of … 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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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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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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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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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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Begin..

“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it”. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  

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