Monthly Archives: August 2011

Makers Space

Makers Space It seems the Creator has been bringing a lot of loose threads together for me lately. I have read several good books, listened to some good podcasts and talked to some good friends. I have become aware of … Continue reading

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The education bubble

I have been reading a lot about the education bubble lately. This is important to me with 4 kids I hope to see be successful in life however they choose to live it. While I readily accept going to a … Continue reading

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New Music

I have run across some interesting music lately. The first group is local to SF and I love their sound. Also, they have a unique buisness model…they are giving it away! So, check them out and give them some love. … Continue reading

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Artisan markets as Community Locus?

A series of fortunate events has aligned this week in my thinking. I have long been struggling with how to equitable organize a small community that was at the same time true to my growing free-market beliefs and yet protected … Continue reading

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Advantage of Community

While I disagree with several arguements within the article, it is an excellent read and demonstrates the need for all of us to get off our butts and start building real community with real resources. http://alt-market.com/articles/175-the-strategic-advantages-of-community-building

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Serfdom

Serf. Peasant. Peon. Indentured Servant. The Help. Sharecropper. Villein. Drudge. Gopher. Menial. Minion. Attendant. Retainer. Bondservant. Chattel. Slave. Thrall. Vassal. American? How free are you? Can you leave your job today, confident you can make sufficient income or produce sufficient … Continue reading

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Being the Grey Man

This is a topic I know a little more about. We have had a lot of success as a family pulling off the Grey Man thing. More than once our family was approached on the streets in Germany by Germans … Continue reading

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