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A question about economic efficiency

The following is from Retrotopia, an on-line utopian science-fiction novel currently being serialized by John Michael Greer on his web log.

“Mr. Carr,” Melanie Berger said then, “Since the end of the embargo we’ve been approached four times by the World Bank and the IMF. 

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Economy And Business

Revolution Blues

In the US we have a neoliberal political and economic consensus among elites that has produced deregulation for corporations and banks, tax cuts and subsidies for the wealthy, punitive austerity for the poor, and a violent, militaristic foreign policy focused on dominating the Middle-East by use of terrorist proxies. 360 more words

The Last Refuge Of The Incompetent

By John Michael Greer, www.thearchdruidreport.blogspot.com, Aug 28, 2015

Photo: Jeb Bush, George HW Bush and Barack Obama

There are certain advantages to writing out the ideas central to this blog in weekly bursts.  3,599 more words

Rex Dexter

“It may well turn out that burning through available resources, and then crashing into ruin, is simply the most efficient way for a civilization to end.”

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More Thoughts on Shield Chart Company

Last time, I posted my collected thoughts on the rule of company in interpreting geomantic charts.  The rule, as taught nowadays, seems to have originated with the French geomancer Christopher Cattan, but after a bit of discussion with a student, seems to have pointed more towards something like… 2,942 more words


Thoughts on Geomantic Company

Of all the techniques of Western geomancy, that of company is one I’ve always been kind of iffy about.  It’s something I teach about regardless, as it’s been vetted by greater geomancers than me, but I’ve never really seen the use of it.   3,800 more words


Dread of a Revolution

By Anthony Rella

I dream that a friend of mine is leading a ritual to teach us about capitalism and its damages. The ritual is bizarre and colorful. 1,254 more words