This is from the latest newsletter from the Transition Network:
Looking Back Over 100 Years:
It is all too easy to imagine that prior to present-day consumption levels life was bereft of pleasure, fun, anything rewarding. As a way of challenging that Rob Hopkins shares a conversation he had with 99 year old Douglas Matthews.
Looking Back Over 100 Years: an interview with Douglas Matthews | Transition Network
How to think and live for yourself
One of the tasks that loom large as we strive to build more resilient, sustainable communities with a new paradign writes Sherry Ackerman, is reassigning value to the subjective and intrinsic experiences in life. We can begin to do this on our own, thus setting precedents for employers, teachers, government and others. We can do things that bring us pleasure — instead of just money or “stuff” — as a part of our regular routines.
Top way to be happier and more effective — Transition Voice
And this is from the Transition website:
Welcome | Transition Network
Rob Hopkins's blog | Transition Network
For some other such perspectives, see:
From Filmers to Farmers | Allan Stromfeldt Christensen
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