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Sun Jan 20, 2013, 05:54 PM

14. First of all

this doesn't require "magic" and there are a fair number of us actually do have viable solutions, many are really well thought out and designs/prototypes already constructed. What the problem is has to do with too many people addicted to fads, the junk that is the reward of buying into the fad and market strategies. It's how we got here and it will need to change... first.

I personally have a large notebook full of solution sets for feeding communities, eliminating food deserts, and alternative power generation, and ecological housing structures that are storm-safe for most events. But you know what the brick wall is? Major power and fossil fuel generator corporations, banks who are in bed with them, Monsanto (and I have a solution for that too) and finding enough people, in this country in particular, who can get look away from their iphones long enough to realize they have to participate... and stupid people/zombies.

I used to share my ideas but I have also been burned by doing so as those with whom I shared took my ideas, made money off of them and threw acid in my face, figuratively speaking. yeah, if I had a few million bucks, I already know what I would do with it that would help a countless number of others... so if I had the money, I'd be putting it where my mouth and mind are.

It's doable, individual will power join in a collective effort ~ a shift in our social values ~ and a little cash is all that's needed. But too many Americans think they are living "the dream" and not realizing they have been seduced into perpetuating their own demise for the enrichment of a few.

So the answer is yes, and it's yes for both equality and stifling climate change but only if we do it really soon. The growth thing is a situation that will diminish with the social values shift, "growth" is marketing terminology designed to make us think that making money for your slave owner is the best thing in the world.

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