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How bad will it get if/when tshtf??

Anyone really wonder what would happen to society if the economy collapses or war is brought close to home...Black Friday behaviour is telling.  This is a sad state for a supposedly season of 'giving'.  Just imagine...if/when tshtf ...

Forum topic - Retha - Nov 26 2011 - 8:22am - 17 comments

Social Contract 2.0?

Hi everyone! First - all the best for a merry chrismas to all of you! I'm currently on the search for literature or blogs or diskussions of the Topic "Social Contract 2.0" and stumbled about a book, published in 1942 by Wilhelm ...

Forum topic - ReginaF - Dec 25 2010 - 5:14pm - 6 comments

Heinberg's latest: Net energy limits & the fate of industrial society

Richard Heinberg has just released a report entitled " Searching for a Miracle: Net Energy Limits and the Fate of Industrial Society ", with a forward by Gerry Mander.  Introduction below.  It's long (70 pages), but I highly recommend ...

Forum topic - switters - Nov 16 2009 - 10:45pm - 8 comments

A strong society takes care of its weakest members

Ilgari at the Automatic Earth is one of my favorite bloggers.  His post today hit the nail right on the head.  Here's an excerpt: Resources that might still have been used to build some kind of shelter from the storm are instead ...

Forum topic - switters - Sep 11 2009 - 3:24pm - 85 comments

Grammar, guns and society

Let me start with a disclaimer – this isn’t intended as another post about guns. The guns reference is incidental to the broader point about how we make laws and shape our society. For the record, though, I’m from the UK and guns aren’t ...

Forum topic - Walden3 - Feb 16 2009 - 8:02am - 6 comments

Time to get this out of the way: What is Capitalism?

There are an alarming number of posts and threads on this site questioning the merits of and often damning the supposed results of Capitalism. I write this in the hope of explaining what Capitalism is and what it is not, and extinguishing the ...

Forum topic - Farmer Brown - Jan 30 2009 - 9:58pm - 73 comments