Make life joy-filled, peace filled, and fulfilled. Dr. M L King, 1967 "We must rapidly begin the shift from a thing-oriented society to a person-oriented society. When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, militarism and economic exploitation are incapable of being conquered. A nation can flounder as readily in the face of moral and spiritual bankruptcy as it can through financial bankruptcy." Wynton: "Don't settle for style succeed in substance!"
It's 30 years since 1984 and emergence of THE PEACE ROOM Generation x is turning grey- even the internet is 25 years old. 40 years of the Nimbin counter culture - how is it shaping up? AQUARIUS for context
SELF DETERMINATION SOCIAL INNOVATION Cottage Industry Down to earth do it yourself values are first nature to regional communities. When we say in the old days "we had dirt to play with." - that's for real. Tropics of Capricorn more like an elder paradigm and less a new paradigm.
NO IMPACT MAN CBUG Cairns Bike Users Group BUY NOTHING DAY CAIRNS Buy Nothing Day THE EMPORIUM FREEKONOMICS
From horse and cart straight on to the information super highway. From the stone age and the stoner age, to the new age. A brave new paradigm of global villages and communication
BRINDLE STYLE is not contrived to advance somebody's PR agenda, or in the words of wikipedia- 'persuade you to believe something that's not true
"Hello - Often I find that we argue the virtues of voluntary simplicity in terms of so called "green" motivations The point that is often mentioned, but rarely expanded is that simplicity increases happiness. It is really a modest cut that is required and I think most people willingly entertain this cut if they understand the possible personal benefits, there are new freedoms found everywhere."