• Discover LIFE - In the never ending quest to make the principles and ideas behind LIFE accessible to a wider audience we have produced an new iBook called “Discover LIFE”. Understanding who we are requires that we can reach beyond our personal perception of the world to see ourselves as a species. Who are humans? How did we … Continue reading "Discover LIFE"
  • Migration LIFE-style - How would we deal with the current migration crisis if we were using the Standards of LIFE? Every Community would have the right to accept whatever migrants they wished to. Every Community would have responsibility for providing universal services to those new residents. Every Community would receive the same budget distribution per resident for every … Continue reading "Migration LIFE-style"
  • Enthralled to Finance - We don’t have to be captive to the financial institutions, but we will continue to be so long as we try and use money as a substitute for security. This requires attention: the reason we are controlled by “finance” is because we have given our lives to finance, meaning we have tried to use money … Continue reading "Enthralled to Finance"
  • The Path to a Future: Flat Sharing - For my entire working life the conventional wisdom seems to have been that only a mug would pay their full share of taxes, and that it was every citizen’s duty to reduce their responsibilities in this area to a minimum. Those who succeeded in paying the least amount of taxes have generally been lauded as heroes.
  • The Path to a Future: The Mind of Production - To support super-democracy, super-security and build a thriving super-economy we to need to make substantial investments in our societies. To make those changes to our infrastructure we will have to leverage the strengths of private enterprise to help us reach our public policy objectives. We struggle with the interface between public initiatives and private enterprise, and the debate tends to … Continue reading "The Path to a Future: The Mind of Production"
  • The Path to a Future: LOVE Thy Neighbour - If we are to make the urgent progress that we need to on The Path to a Future, we need to do it together. Areas of blight and conflict will be a drag on all of our progress, because they will suck resources away from more effective uses. The people in conflict are unlikely to participate … Continue reading "The Path to a Future: LOVE Thy Neighbour"
  • #OCCUPY the Ballot Box - The conundrum of the Occupy movement's "missing list of demands" is the key to understanding what has to be done.
  • The Path to A Future: The Indian Highway problem. - I was sitting in the waiting room of a garage the other day with my son, while I scribbled notes for this book. I reached the end of a section and, looking for inspiration, I turned to him and asked him what problem in the world he thought we should think about next. “The Indian highways.” was his response. … Continue reading "The Path to A Future: The Indian Highway problem."
  • More money is not the answer - We need to occupy our communities and demand less money, rather than occupying corporate spaces and demand more money.
  • The Path to a Future: The Digital Kimono - One of the most shocking developments today is the proliferation of digital surveillance and identity profiling, with little or scant regard for the protection of individual liberties or the sanctity of our society as a whole. What makes this particularly galling, is that despite there being so much wellrespected, high quality and widely read literature … Continue reading "The Path to a Future: The Digital Kimono"

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