Producing for our own consumption: generalizing the Scott Bader experience

On the one hand, there are people who cannot find, or have stopped looking for, a paying niche in our market economy. Those people have unmet needs and unused skills that are potentially a resource for this kind of community production. On the other hand, there are people who have to work full time and spend every dime they make just to live, because they do not have the facilities to produce anything for themselves. If each of us made a small regular investment, in either time or money, in building those facilities for our neighborhood, we could begin making progress toward Schumacher’s dream of a humanized system of production. We only lack the blue print, the imagination and the will.”

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About Giorgio Bertini

Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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