Evolution Revolution

Evolution Revolution

Having read through most policies/visions, I am stuck with an uncomfortable feeling. While all ideas are good, they all start from the status quo. But alas, the current way of doing things is past its use by date. Tinkering and adjusting will not solve our problems. The premise of growth, being it sustainable ( a beautiful oxymoron) or not, has reached its useful life. We need to change to a 'sustainable living' society. This can (only) be achieved through decentralising and giving the power back to the communities to make their own decisions on what serves them. Starting from the premise that we are all in it together; what would you do if all others were your brothers (sisters)(parents)etc. Thom Hartmann wrote a nice book about how we got where we are, and some ideas on how we could get out of this mess. 'The last hours of ancient sunshine'. Having read through most policies/visions, I am stuck with an uncomfortable feeling. While all ideas are good, they all start from the status quo. But alas, the current way of doing things is past its use by date. Tinkering and adjusting will not solve our problems. The premise of growth, being it sustainable ( a beautiful oxymoron) or not, has reach its useful live. We need to change to a 'sustainable living' society.


Showing 1 reaction

How would you tag this suggestion?
Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.