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That is the central question. If we have the main characteristics of a stable or steady-state way of life then we can construct a narrative that will resonate positively. Currently (in terms of mass communication) we're boxed into the "go back to freezing in caves by candlelight" story. Half the battle of getting there from here lies in persuading people they want what's proposed.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Thu Apr 15th, 2010 at 02:27:54 AM EST
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afew:
we're boxed into the "go back to freezing in caves by candlelight" story. Half the battle of getting there from here lies in persuading people they want what's proposed.

....preferably without them having to freeze outside a cave without any candles first, before they get it.

it's taken millions of years to get this stupid!

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Thu Apr 15th, 2010 at 05:34:35 AM EST
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