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what is post scarcity?

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monkey money

Posted by straw prophet on May 29, 2012 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)




“Once upon a time in a village, a man announced to the villag...

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thoughts on the occupation

Posted by straw prophet on February 10, 2012 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (1)



from a tumblr post


i’m sitting in front of my keyboard right now trying to think of wha...

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luddites

Posted by straw prophet on November 12, 2011 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Were the Luddites onto something?





Back in the early 1800s a group of disgruntled a...

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meet robert shields

Posted by straw prophet on November 10, 2011 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)


meet robert shields

 

 

i noted a while back on this blog that i would like to do more interviews of people who are working on our common problems, but i haven't been keeping up with that very well. in an attempt to get back o...

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scarcity and abundance

Posted by straw prophet on September 27, 2011 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)


On Scarcity Logic and Abundance Logistics


Apprehending Postscarcity



It used to be that the poor didn't have a voice, because we were...

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tzm: #occupywallstreet

Posted by straw prophet on September 26, 2011 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (1)


THE ZEITGEIST MOVEMENT

RESPONSE TO "OCCUPY WALL STREET"



www.occupywallst.org



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type 1 civilization

Posted by straw prophet on September 26, 2011 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)


Toward a Type 1 civilization


Michael Shermer


 

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what is debt?

Posted by straw prophet on September 25, 2011 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)


What is Debt?


An Interview with Economic Anthropologist David Graeber


www.nakedcapitalism.com


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are jobs obsolete?

Posted by straw prophet on September 9, 2011 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)



Are jobs obsolete?



technological unemployment goes mainstream in an article by douglas rushkoff on cn...

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what's going to happen

Posted by straw prophet on September 5, 2011 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)


What’s going to happen in the future.



The Bucky-Gandhi Design Institution



There are four basic trends which are going to own the future over the next 20 years.


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powering the world

Posted by straw prophet on September 5, 2011 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Mark Jacobson on Powering the World with Wind, Water and Sunlight



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money is dead

Posted by straw prophet on August 27, 2011 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (0)



monetary exchange exists as a form of faith, meaning that if people stop believing that money has value, then money has no value. the experiment that has been known as "capitalism"...

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what is the singularity?

Posted by straw prophet on June 22, 2011 at 2:08 PM Comments comments (0)


What is the Technological Singularity?



Joel Falconer

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our world order

Posted by straw prophet on June 8, 2011 at 4:31 PM Comments comments (2)

reposted from a facebook note:


so i had a conversation with a student in one of my anthropology classes. she mentioned that she's been anticipating a world government for some time, and that she's had difficulty di...

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tzm: fbi targeting political activists as terrorists

Posted by straw prophet on June 5, 2011 at 8:09 PM Comments comments (0)


TZM: Response


As many students of history are familiar, Galileo Galilei, famed mathematician & astronomer, known today by many as the “father of modern s...

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the (needed) new economics of abundance

Posted by straw prophet on May 22, 2011 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (2)

The (Needed) New Economics

of Abundance


text from:

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free school in fairbanks!

Posted by straw prophet on May 3, 2011 at 2:32 AM Comments comments (1)


free school in fairbanks!




meet luke connor

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tzm: death of osama bin laden

Posted by straw prophet on May 2, 2011 at 9:16 PM Comments comments (1)

reposted from pj's facebook:


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

TZM: Response to Media; Death of Osama bin Laden

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child rearing practices...

Posted by straw prophet on May 2, 2011 at 1:09 AM Comments comments (0)


Child Rearing Practices of Distant Ancestors Foster Morality, Compassion in Kids


text from:

ScienceDaily

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post-scarcity is not post-problems

Posted by straw prophet on April 27, 2011 at 7:32 PM Comments comments (1)


Post-scarcity is not post-problems


text from: www.thdrussell.com


Toby Russell


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