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The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems. … You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. … An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
The localisation movement is growing. At the heart of this movement is a very broad and very powerful local food movement that is gaining momentum around the world, accompanied by local business alliances, local energy, decentralised renewable energy systems and local finance.
Participatory democracy (Spain 1936-38) was a “strange and valuable” experience where one could “breathe the air of equality” and where normal human motives like snobbishness, greed, and fear of authority had ceased to exist.
A person of good intelligence and sensitivity cannot exist in this society very long without having some anger about the inequality – and it’s not just a bleeding-heart, knee-jerk, liberal kind of a thing – it is just a normal human reaction to a nonsensical set of values where we have cinnamon flavored dental floss and there are people sleeping in the street.