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Kevin Kelly. K-punk. Almanacco. From MIT Press: 10 Topics Every 21st Century Citizen Should Know About. A New Economic System for a World in Rapid Disintegration. (Photo: Antoine Collet; Edited: LW / TO)

A New Economic System for a World in Rapid Disintegration

Concrete: the most destructive material on Earth. In the time it takes you to read this sentence, the global building industry will have poured more than 19,000 bathtubs of concrete.

Concrete: the most destructive material on Earth

By the time you are halfway through this article, the volume would fill the Albert Hall and spill out into Hyde Park. In a day it would be almost the size of China’s Three Gorges Dam. In a single year, there is enough to patio over every hill, dale, nook and cranny in England. How climate change is behind this week's extreme cold snap. Baby, it's frigid outside.

How climate change is behind this week's extreme cold snap

Exiting The Anthropocene and Entering The Symbiocene. Exiting The Anthropocene It has been proposed that humans are now living within a period of the Earth’s history appropriately named ‘The Anthropocene’ (Crutzen and Stoermer 2000).

Exiting The Anthropocene and Entering The Symbiocene.

The name is derived from the observed human influence and indeed dominance of all climatic, biophysical and evolutionary processes occurring at a planetary scale. The shock of the anthropocene. In 2003 the Australian philosopher Glenn Albrecht coined the term solastalgia to mean a “form of psychic or existential distress caused by environmental change”.

the shock of the anthropocene

Albrecht was studying the effects of long-term drought and large-scale mining activity on communities in New South Wales, when he realised that no word existed to describe the unhappiness of people whose landscapes were being transformed about them by forces beyond their control. Panarchy. Panarchy What is Panarchy?

Panarchy

Panarchy is a conceptual framework to account for the dual, and seemingly contradictory, characteristics of all complex systems – stability and change. It is the study of how economic growth and human development depend on ecosystems and institutions, and how they interact. Urban Times - Be the Change.

The non-political side of politics. Mouvement Colibris. Learning module. Créatifs Culturels. Définir les créateurs de cultures. Ideas 1. Jeremy Rifkin. Breaking culture. Alternative Societies. The leadership is us. Cultural Change. Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist. Resurgence.

Le site des Créatifs Culturels - tree2share. Darwin's Wedge & Dumb Competition. Edgar Morin : "Le temps est venu de changer de civilisation". Jean Yves' Organizational Behavior/Management Blog. .: LaSpirale.org :. Zoupic. Ce WordPress, c’est une énorme libération, d’une flexion à une extension totale de tous mes membres dans l’espace (bien que j’ai le genou dans le chou).

Zoupic

C’est une libération des membres, de l’esprit et des mots. Des mots car ceci n’est pas écrit chez over-blog, partenaire de TF1 media, des mots libres qui viennent d’un logiciel libre avec des plug-ins libres chez un hébergeur(1&1) pas tout à fait libre, mais on en reparlera. Des membres car ici je peux installer ce que je veux, tout configurer à ma manière, c’est chez moi, je n’habite plus au zoupic rue overblog.com mais au zoupic via WordPress chez zoupic.com (chez l’hébergeur pas tout à fait libre).

Et l’esprit car dire des mots et dans la pratique ne pas être en accord avec la parole est racinalement contradictoire. Donc je fais ce que je dis et je dis ce que je fais, je pense ce que je dis et je dis ce que je pense. Une caractéristique de notre monde de son origine à nos jours, du soleil à l’atome ce sont les flux. Les flux. Mutinerie : Libres ensemble. WHAT THE FUCK HAVE YOU DONE? A belief in meritocracy is not only false: it’s bad for you.

‘We are true to our creed when a little girl born into the bleakest poverty knows that she has the same chance to succeed as anybody else …’ Barack Obama, inaugural address, 2013 ‘We must create a level playing field for American companies and workers.’

A belief in meritocracy is not only false: it’s bad for you

Donald Trump, inaugural address, 2017 Meritocracy has become a leading social ideal. Politicians across the ideological spectrum continually return to the theme that the rewards of life – money, power, jobs, university admission – should be distributed according to skill and effort. Douglas Rushkoff - Home. Understanding Reductionist vs. Holistic Thinking. Reductionist thinking rules the world.

Understanding Reductionist vs. Holistic Thinking

Without it, technology and the progress that comes with it would not have occurred and we would have very little in the way of sciences. New Culture, Social Design, Cultivation. ॐ Collectively Conscious ॐ - Hive Mind for the Awakened. Nomad / Knowmad. 6-Collective Intelligence. Intelligence collective.

Intelligence collective. The World That Can Be/New Future. Innovation. Disruptive versus Radical Innovations. Clayton Christenson’s seminal The Innovator’s Dilemma is now 10 years old, and its central idea of “disruptive innovation” is now part of the everyday language of innovation.

Disruptive versus Radical Innovations

The Commons as a Tool for Sharing the Wealth - Commons Strategies. David Bollier I recently spoke at a conference, “Property and Inequality in the 21st Century,” hosted by The Common Core of European Private Law, an annual gathering of legal scholars, mostly from Europe. A New Alignment of Movements? Part I: The General Challenge - Commons Strategies. By Pat Conaty and David Bollier “In September 2014, the Commons Strategies Group convened a three-day workshop in Meissen, Germany, of 25 policy advocates and activists from a variety of different economic and social movements.

The topic of the “deep dive”: Can leading alt-economic and social movements find ways to work more closely together?