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- Representing the average Joe/Jane
I have been checking books and blogs as well as some forum posts (here and in other similar websites). As a person who works helping people as my primary job (and secondary, as I volunteer as well), I am concerned about the “average” person, as well as ...
Forum topic - silviatic - May 21 2012 - 5:36pm - 6 comments
- An Open versus Closed Civilization
Here's a video series I recently created that might be of interest to the CM community: The Supreme Ordeal, an Open vs. Closed Civilization, is a three-act presentation describing the closed, dominator civilization that we've been living ...
Forum topic - trwiley - Jun 15 2012 - 1:45am - 4 comments
- seek partner-collaborator to buy and develop fabulous property
I decided to get out of dodge (the USSA) about 5 years ago. I researched quite a few places in depth, and traveled several places to explore first hand. If I had to characterize myself, I guess I'd call myself a "high-tech hermit". As ...
Forum topic - bootstrap - Apr 24 2012 - 2:56am - 27 comments
- Densely populated areas
It seems so many on this site, or at least the ones I see comment the most, live in the northeast. One subject "that I have yet to find covered" is what happens to your community when the 1 - 20 million that live down the road (less than one ...
Forum topic - ohu812 - Apr 23 2012 - 2:45pm - 18 comments
- d Economics with Charles Eisenstein - A Short Film
This is a fantastic short film featuring Charles Eisenstein. Enjoy. Livio www.youtube.com/watch (General Discussion and Questions, community, Economy, Peak Oil, Video, Important) This is a fantastic short film featuring ...
Forum topic - livsez - Mar 8 2012 - 11:33am - 0 comments
- Looking for like-minded. Is there a singles thread?
I'm new to this forum. For the last 8 months I have been studying our economy and especially enjoy Chris Martenson's view points. However, now that my way of thinking has changed, I find it challenging to find others who feel the same. Can ...
Forum topic - latte4me - Feb 23 2012 - 3:10am - 13 comments
- Local Groups - A Question for Adam Perhaps?
How many members is CM up to these days? How many in the greater Chicago area? I know that giving away personal information is a sensitive topic for individuals who invest in physical gold, but is there a way to look at the CM ...
Forum topic - macro2682 - Jan 2 2012 - 3:37pm - 0 comments
- Community Coordination and Building
So much has been presented on this site about the importance of building a community relative to preparation. There are some other sites on the web that attempt to link up like-minded people relative to preparation, but frankly, they are poorly run and ...
Forum topic - msnrochny - Nov 30 2011 - 3:25pm - 1 comment
- American Resilient Communities
Howdy, Is anyone aware of resilient, creative communities in the states? I'm looking for places to go and start my life, and would love to hear observations from people across the country. Go west, young man....sort of Williston, ND ...
Forum topic - FAlley - Nov 18 2011 - 3:27pm - 8 comments
- Live in town or out?
We live in a semi sustainable house 3.5 miles from a vibrant town of 2500 people in Vermont, there is great community here and everything we need but in our immediate proximity (our dirt road which is about a mile long to the nearest paved road) there ...
Forum topic - brett - Oct 16 2011 - 9:13pm - 3 comments
- Kind of new to this site but...THIS SITE ROCKS!!!
Congrats to Chris and team plus all the community members. Incredibly helpful, interesting and intellectually stimulating site. Looking forward to getting more familiar with all the resources and options here and eventually pitching in. I already ...
Forum topic - YoungEntrepreneur - Aug 22 2011 - 9:35pm - 2 comments
- Chris Martenson Convergence
Hello all, While picking raspberries I started thinking about ways that CM.com could be improved and meet the needs of the community. It occurred to me that we could take another step. We could actually meet. We could converge. We could have a ...
Forum topic - whoknew79 - Jul 29 2011 - 10:53am - 3 comments
- About buying a house
Hello, A couple of years ago I joined this forum and asked about selling my townhome. I already had decided to sell but received some responses that reinforced my inclination and helped me move forward on that. Now I have been renting a one bedroom ...
Forum topic - annieb - Jun 14 2011 - 5:44pm - 2 comments
- Why i don't like community.
Why community may not be the answer. The first premise of my argument is that the people in charge of the government and major corporations are the people who have an irrational self interest. That these people have a larger negative impact on our ...
Forum topic - nigel - Apr 1 2011 - 8:54pm - 15 comments
- Looking to buy a cabin and some land (or a room) down South but don't know where to look? Can you help me find one for sale?
Hey everyone, I am pretty much finished making preparations for whatever is coming. However, I live pretty close to Chicago on the edge of the suburbs and I think getting a cabin out in the woods somewhere would be a good idea as a backup plan. ...
Forum topic - TommyHolly - Mar 24 2011 - 4:12am - 6 comments
- Eerily quiet here...don't forget...and community
We've all been doing our best to be ready, and now it looks like the financial and societal meltdown is starting. Dr. Chris has issued a Red Alert, something he did not do lightly, and we're all busy doing our last-minute things. This site ...
Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Mar 17 2011 - 7:27am - 29 comments
- Spheres of Responsibility
The interview with Catherine Austin Fitts and the comments which followed have me thinking about spheres of responsibility. I like the bus/cliff analogy which SagerXX and others have used. Sager’s bus has gone through a “Bridge Out Ahead” sign ...
Forum topic - ltlredwagon - Feb 4 2011 - 2:56pm - 26 comments
Just came back inside in the late night (1:20 a.m. EST) from walking el doggo in the falling snow (Seamus loves the snow, and we're expecting a foot give or take). (When was the last time you spent a minute or two listening to snow falling?) ...
Forum topic - SagerXX - Jan 12 2011 - 1:33am - 11 comments
- Locations for Sustainable life
Hello all, I have been inspired by a very recent post by rhare, more specifically by some of the responses to it. Some of the folks were throwing out their ideas of great places to form a "post peak" community with other like-minded ...
Forum topic - aarondenal - Jan 11 2011 - 11:06pm - 23 comments
- New Swiss initative & interesting approach to the organisation of sustainable societies
Hi All A Swiss book outlines an interesting approach for the organisation of sustainable societies. An English summary of the book can be found here: It's all about potatoes and computers ...
Forum topic - nncita - Jun 15 2012 - 2:09am - 1 comment