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A Good Community to Live In - What are some indicators?

I've been wanting to post on some qualities that my local community has, that I think are, more generally, indicators of a good community to belong to.  I have to go to work :) so have to start this with a short post, but hopefully folks here can ...

Forum topic - pinecarr - Feb 28 2014 - 7:40am - 2 comments

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 - Zenman108 - 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

Gratitude

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