Sustainable anarchist 'communities'
gmkarl at gmail.com
Wed May 6 03:59:43 PDT 2020
0xDynamite, is there a way to mirror your wiki offline?
On Tue, May 5, 2020, 9:57 PM \0xDynamite <dreamingforward at gmail.com> wrote:
> These problems are all solved over at the wiki of appropedia.org.
> Check the "global village", by yours truly.
> On Tue, May 5, 2020 at 8:13 PM Zig the N.g <ziggerjoe at yandex.com> wrote:
> > Thank you again Cari. Some thoughts:
> > For anything to last, there must be relevence or perhaps "reality", for
> the individual.
> > Fear is one reality, along with love, and survival, and joy and much
> > The survival imperative, gives rise to fear of the unknown (such as a
> virus) as well as to action.
> > Some actions are more grounded in reality than others.
> > One foundation of sustainable anarchist communities, or families, or
> individuals, is food and water.
> > Sustaining ones body is a fundamental to survival.
> > So too is protection from hail storms, and extremes of heat and cold,
> thus the need for some form of shelter, be it a bridge, or a mansion.
> > Many clamour for trappings (the mansions, cars etc) to Keep up with
> Jones's, and without sufficient thought, enslave themselves for decades to
> usurious banks.
> > Since abundance is an engineering problem, wisdom might decree
> cooperation with fellow humans to manifest abundance, without the
> enslavement of decades of usurious interest payments. Example - a barn
> raising, credit cooperatives (before they get bought out by a bank), food
> growing cooperatives, barter.
> > Abundance is "merely" an engineering problem... we should work together
> to uplift, not enslave.
> > For something to be real to the individual, pathways of action must be
> cognized, and many also require social validation/reinforcement (thus,
> pathetic virtue signalling).
> > Trailblazers or "pioneers" (e.g. RMS) do not need social validation.
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