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In a Buddhist blog about Occupy Wall Street, Michael Stone quotes the philosopher Slavoj Žižek, who spoke to the New York Occupiers at Zuccotti Park on October 9:
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It can well be argued that human culture has been shifting slowly out of equilibrium since we stepped out of Nature's gift economy and began to mine the Earth for our need and then our greed. This…Blog Out of Equilibrium – Into the Maelstrom 2 Likes What and How We Think of People: A Consequent
In the USA and places with related cultures, the dominant paradigm (conception or view) of the human being is a negative one. It was imposed and is sustained. As a result of its…Blog What and How We Think of People: A Consequent 4 Likes Federal Reserve Bank Researchers Proposed Ba… For Immediate Release: Federal reserve bank researchers proposed plan to save people from foreclosure, and through them the banks and the financial system. Action not taken by government. CAMBRIDGE,… Discussion Federal Reserve Bank Researchers Proposed Ba… 1 Like What is the most important change we need to
An incident on Occupy London comment stream, set me thinking,...A young man was having a rant, raving about the older generation being idiots, mainly because of the environmental and economic…Blog What is the most important change we need to 1 Like Everyone Invests [copied and pasted from the Transition in Action site] Many, many people do not consider themselves investors because they live hand-to-mouth, or nearly so. It does not occur to many of us that wh… Discussion Everyone Invests 2 Likes This is the Occupy Tribe--Everywhere video This is the Occupy Tribe--Everywhere 1 Like Global Strike May 2012 There is no lack of good solutions available on these forums, but we fail when it comes to implementation. Why? Because the solutions do not take account of our complicity in maintaining the system… Discussion Global Strike May 2012 1 Like THIS COUNTRY NEEDS AN ENEMA!
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“What’s Next?” Ask “What’s Here?”
This is a death we are living through, the slow unfolding of multiple interlocking catastrophes, the deconstruction and reformation of…Blog "What's Next?" Ask "What's Here?" 2 Likes Occupy That!
Occupy squares, parks, streets, neighborhoods, cities;
Occupy churches, mosques, synagogues, temples;
Occupy driving rain, wind, snow, biting cold;
Occupy exhaustion,…Blog Occupy That! 1 Like