handling false dichotomies - build something new
gmkarl at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 05:08:10 PDT 2020
I would like to link to this 8 minute description of a bloody war between
nations in Africa being mediated to peace in 1 day of mediated talk between
the leaders, by the man who did the mediation.
On Thu, Jun 4, 2020, 9:17 PM Zenaan Harkness <zen at freedbms.net> wrote:
> tl;dr build something new
> Ideas For Righteous Revolution - Deeper Into The Fourth Turning, We Go
> Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com,
> .. I’m by no means an experienced revolutionary, so take everything
> that follows with a massive boulder of salt. But watching the nightly riots
> raises the question: Is there a more effective way to create positive
> societal change?
> .. Ideas For A Righteous Revolution
> 1. Boycotting The Big Banks ..
> 2. Living Debt-Free ..
> 3. Converting The Media ..
> 4. Exposing The Villains ..
> .. The above are just ideas. None of them is a silver bullet. There
> may be, and probably are, many better ones out there for the righteous
> revolutionary to adopt.
> The point of this piece is to demonstrate that there are effective
> options for protest and rebellion that don’t require bloodshed, looting and
> property damage. And that may prove materially more effective than
> confrontation in the streets at resulting in positive change.
> But whatever tactics are ultimately pursued, it’s key to have an
> ideological platform underlying the revolution. You can’t just be “against”
> the current order; you need to stand “for” a constructive vision or set of
> principles for doing things better.
> As Buckminster Fuller said:
> “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To
> change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”
> .. We have warned for years in our writing here at
> PeakProsperity.com that we are all now well into a Fourth Turning, where
> the old order breaks down and a new one, often violently, replaces it.
> .. Our general advice to concerned individuals is to prioritize
> staying safe and reducing your vulnerability profile to crime and violence.
> That remains the case.
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