Somehow, I started down the track of thinking it is “us against them”, then I realized that the percentage of people around me that really care enough to give in self-sacrificing are very few. I imagined there may be a higher percentage of the so called elite, perhaps those are stalled just needing someone to believe in them and their capacity to excel differently than they have been raised. In the regular old folk where I am you have elders complaining of the problems and youngers complaining of the problem. the youngers are sitting on the head of a needle ready for action if they just knew what to do. The elders then push them to do nothing but seek their own stability and leave the world’s problems to someone else. As they grudgingly concede, the elders show warmth and acceptance when they go for the carrot of “better jobs” for better pay and cold dis-acceptance or coolness when they self sacrifice teetering toward giving of themselves to push and probe for the changes both agree are needed.
I can imagine the same happening in the families with big wealth. Talk and agree that the world can’t go on like this, but then push your children down the road of extracting that last little bit of wealth that everyone knows is inconsequential except to prove they could.
Yes, certainly all of us are just people needing someone to believe in our dreams and sacrifice with us to create the society worth living in. I don’t care what percent you are or what wealth you represent or don’t, if we are brothers or sisters, we are that for the seed that is in our heart.
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I don't believe in destroying what is here today. I believe in building a future that outperforms and solved inadequacies and failures of present and the past.
My driving intent and focus goes to empower the agrarian reality. I dream of and believe in the need for agrarian renaissance.
Agrarians are those rooted and sustained by the local landscape and community.
I believe that through agrarian success, the world can see a major shift in the human inflicted global ecological effect. We can see a symbiotic future that embraces, feeds on, and promotes ecological and cultural diversity. We can see people, through the natural living of their lives, effecting a rapidly regenerating global environment and reversal of longstanding global desertification.
Since we can, we should. Social engineering? well kind of, yeah. It is intelligent strategic paradigm development. Our civilizational paradigm tends to orient any and all diverse cultures to effect environmental harm/footprint. Therefore, we need to reorient the paradigm to naturally effect regenerative and symbiotic relationships with nature instead.
Agrarian society is in free fall as the paradigm orients cultures and societies around global financial economy with built in rewards and penalties (remember agrarian by definition is place and community oriented).
I believe it is not only possible but crucial to resuscitate and accentuate the infrastructure for global agrarianism and to do it in such a way as to enable renaissance/flowering.
That is my life's work, my passion, and what I live for and would be happy to die for any day of the week. This blog is my rough and in many instances unedited writings on the subject. These are not refined articles. They are a semi-formal journaling to log ideas I find important.
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