Review: The Great Transition - The New Paradigm

peter.suber's bookmarks 2015-01-01

Summary:

"The old paradigm, which is facing increasing disruption by the emerging revolutions described above, is premised on a model of centralized, hierarchical control focused on unlimited material accumulation, and premised on the values of individualism, self-interest, competition, and conflict. The model that is fast disrupting this paradigm from within, is premised on open access to information; distributed and effectively free, clean energy; local, community and democratic ownership over planetary resources; and a form of prosperity and well-being that is ultimately decoupled from the imperative for endless material accumulation."

Link:

http://www.resilience.org/stories/2014-12-24/review-the-great-transition-the-new-paradigm

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Date tagged:

01/01/2015, 09:59

Date published:

01/01/2015, 04:59