Not a new story, but one that seems to keep resurfacing. Maybe there's a crumb of wisdom that intrigues people about this concept. Most people in the Western World have never, for a second, considered life without money, yet for most of the world, and nearly all of our history, this was the natural condition. … Continue reading Living Without Money
Henry David Thoreau - A man who's writings have so influenced my thinking over many years. Died at age 44 (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862). Land surveyor, author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, historian, and transcendentalist.See also the Anarcho-Naturism movement. Sometimes referred to as Green Anarchism. Save
"Anyone who believes in indefinite growth in anything physical, on a physically finite planet, is either mad or and economist ," Kenneth Boulding, environmental advisor to President Kennedy. A realism to ponder when listening to bankers and politicians.
“Great republics do not last. Whatever has been the rule in history may be depended upon to remain the rule. History repeats itself. Vast power and wealth corrupt a nation. It incites dangerous ambitions and could bring the republic down. It can pack the Supreme Court with members friendly to its purpose, rundown the Congress, … Continue reading Timely…
Below is a post from the New Escapologist: What things are required for a pleasant life? Here are my answers. - optimum health; - as much free time as possible; - a few dependable friendships; - an appreciation of your existing surroundings (which can be enhanced through the basic study of astronomy, botany, architecture, culture, … Continue reading Things of Value – From the New Escapologist
Recent politics make this more pertinent than ever.