Monthly Archives: March 2013

In Praise of the Unexamined Life

‘us’ at work (photo by nancy white) In recent years, this rambling blog has had two main focuses: (1) Trying to better understand how the world really works (and why as a result ‘saving’ our civilization culture from collapse and … Continue reading

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The Rocky Transition to a Natural, Gift Economy

System diagram of the vicious cycle of the Industrial Economy (red, top) and the virtuous cycle of the Natural Economy (green, bottom) One of the things Ferananda Ibarra and Jeff Clearwater stress in their New Economy workshops is the importance of not framing the … Continue reading

Posted in Preparing for Civilization's End | 8 Comments