Hi everybody it would be very interesting to hear your views on this proposition: The western world should gradually reduce the working week to 24hrs max, the possible benefits: Sharing out the…Continue
"The biggest problem/obstacle is the cost of housing, 25 years of indentured labour, and the regulations (planning etc) that keep people tied into the system.... rental is not an answer either, too many buy to let leaches competing with the first…"
"Hi Susmita, thanks for this.
I'm sure you're right, yes - we can work towards that, to whatever version of that we bring forth in our shared lives - and many people are out there doing just that already.
What that means will always be a…"
"Greetings Mat. I feel we are not serving people or the planet. The externalization of cost and debt against the interest of vast majority and the planet is happening because of misunderstanding of the nature of currency and privatization of credit…"
"Steven, that sounds like the direction we need to go. However, would the western world accept the paycut and simple living that comes with 24hr work week? How to equalize and decentralize concentration of wealth and reduce poverty and…"
Many thanks for this. I like your propositions. I also agree that the issues seem to have their own momentum, and are bearing down on our current way of life as imperatives rather than lifestyle choices.
I find myself struggling to…"
Hi everybody it would be very interesting to hear your views on this proposition: The western world should gradually reduce the working week to 24hrs max, the possible benefits: Sharing out the available work and reducing unemployment; giving people more time to pursue and plan community events; More time to spend with children/family; Time to help old or disabled family members; Increased time to do voluntary work; Creating a less materialistic society; Time to pursue crafts, cooking,…See More
"Yes thanks, I only asked the question re living in New York to catch her out on the poor English, probably a he anyway! who will try to extract cash at the earlest opportunity.
Thanks though for your kind concern
Hi everyone,I'm interested in how different people understand 'other power' and how they feel it affects their lives and practice. I suspect there is a spectrum that goes from "Have a sense of Amida…Continue
'Street people' I usually find in parks, sitting on benches, and looking rather roughshod from exposure to the elements, cold inside a tent overnight, or in the case this late afternoon, 'bed bugs'…Continue