are confronted by a fundamental scarcity of resources
everyone cannot simultaneously enjoy what some already have
those resource-intensive luxuries that the rich take for granted
Humanity aspiring to this dream of unbridled material prosperity will beget nightmares because we cannot yet achieve it in a sustainable fashion. But surely you've heard enough about this dilemma ...
and have gotten on board the new green bandwagon
maybe not... perhaps these arguments aren't compelling
or now you just feel so fatalistic about the future
that you're verging on something like eco-nihilism
Take heart in this idea: you can have more fun with less stuff
simply by sharing what you already have with others
This may seem childish at first, but just think about it...
how many things in your room have you not touched in months?
and don't forget about all the other stuff in storage
<ul><li>Finding ways to facilitate sharing of our underutilized resources in ways that are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>safe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>convenient </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>fun </li></ul></ul><ul><li>could be an effective strategy for confronting some of the world's biggest problems. Here are some existing websites and organizations leading the way... </li></ul>
Plus, the information technologies needed to make sharing easier and more effective are just now becoming widely available
Sharability.org facilitates conversations and activities centered around current and future resource sharing initiatives... Please join in!