Wednesday, September 12, 2012

October 2008 - Building A New Economy

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Building a New Economy

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Today, my newspaper’s headline read that the markets had crashed, declining more than 700 points.  Soon, I realized that the paper was from September 17, 2008, almost three weeks ago. 
Those in fear will try to scare and stampede us all, if for no other reason than Misery Loves Company.  Of necessity, we all must find new ways Aging Chevrolet pickup truck, a symbol of the "old economic engine" - Click for larger image (http://jamesmcgillis.comto live our lives in the coming years.  The most profound changes shall come through the raising of human consciousness
Talk is cheap.  Each of us must lead by example.
Thanks to Mr. Chris Carlsson for casting some light into the economic Tunnel of Gloom.  Chris’s new book Nowtopia: “How Pirate Programmers, Outlaw Bicyclists, and Vacant-Lot Gardeners Are Inventing the Future Today” presents insights and Golden light over the Moab Valley at sunset, Moab, Utah - Click for larger image (http://jamesmcgillis.com)examples of how individuals and groups are redefining the nature of what we once called “work”.  
Read a synopsis of Chris Carlsson’s Nowtopian ideas at Orion Magazine… and hey, it’s free.