“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.” – Albert Einstein
Check out this video below. It may inspire you in some way to be more creative with your own life, family and community … and provide you with some ideas for real change.
The Plentitude Economy – A vision of what a post-consumer society could look like, with people working fewer hours and pursuing re-skilling, homesteading, and small-scale enterprises that can help reduce the overall size and impact of the consumer economy.
You can also visit the Center for a New American Dream (www.newdream.org) for more solutions and examples (like the Guide to Sharing – free download) of creative ways to live and change … and it doesn’t include anything getting bigger or more complex.
Please don’t forget to share this post. Reminding people that there actually is an opposite direction to move in, is a positive start.