Live comfortably with simplicity. Share life with a loving, adventurous partner. Find and help create REAL community in this beleagured world. Leave a sustainable world for future generations.
What Gives Me Hope
People are beginning to become aware of the destructive nature of the world's current economic and power structure.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Make moves to eliminate the trade agreements enacted in recent years and which serve only to promote rampant consumerism and benefit only the CEOs of global corportations by essentially enslaving the poor of the world. Make moves to ensure that the scarce resources are used in a sustainable fashion and that their depletion is figured into the true economic cost of the goods we consume. Too much more to mention at this time.
What/who changed my life and why
Howard Zinn - "A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present". It disabused me of the thought that the US ever had a noble cause or noble politicians in positions of power.