Their World Turned Upside Down <br />A Rant In The Finest Tradition Of The English Revolutionary Spirit; a homage to Andre...
In 1649 [2010]<br />To St George’s Hill [EPIC]<br />A ragged band they called the Diggers [That’s you…!]<br />Came to show...
We come in peace they said<br />To dig and sow [@CyberDoyle]<br />We come to work the lands in common<br />And to make the...
The sin of property<br />We do disdain [Not-for-Profit/Loss]<br />No man has any right to buy and sell<br />The earth for ...
They make the laws [Jeremy…]<br />To chain us well<br />The clergy dazzle us with heaven<br />Or they damn us into hell<br...
We work we eat together [The Lawyer 6pm]<br />We need no swords<br />We will not bow to the masters<br />Or pay rent to th...
From the men of property [Parry, Shott]<br />The orders came<br />They sent the hired men and the troopers<br />To wipe ou...
You poor take courage [Ben, Claire…]<br />You rich take care [Claire Enders, lol..]<br />This earth was made a common trea...
‘This book deals…   with the attempts of various groups of the common people to impose their own solutions to the problems...
‘We understand, that     our digging upon that Common, is the talk of     the whole land; some approving, some disowning. ...
‘There was inevitable pressure on all sects to seek some support from some men of property…The<br />insidious pressures of...
To seek some support from some men of property…<br />1) Build networks….<br />2) Forge unlikely friendships… <br />3) Cult...
Think like a network…<br />
Forge unlikely friendships…<br />
MyDoorway.To/Loddon<br />‘The coffee shop is working with Yahoo Inc. to create new website design which consists of six fr...
Cultivate HM Government…<br />‘We can never underestimate the powerful pull of local identity; the historic connections, t...
Chase and embrace brands<br />Work with the men of property… ‘brand’ can be district councils, NHS Trusts… not just Ford, ...
Just do it…<br />‘Talking and writing books is all nothing – and must die. For action is the life of all, and if thou does...
And, finally, Mr Marr…<br />The Ranters… were ‘the merriest of all devils for lascivious songs… they took tobacco and dran...
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'The World Turned Upside Down...' A Keynote Presentation by Addiply ceo Rick Waghorn, at the end of #1000flowers, November 2010.

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World Turned Upside Down

  1. 1. Their World Turned Upside Down <br />A Rant In The Finest Tradition Of The English Revolutionary Spirit; a homage to Andrew Marr.<br />
  2. 2. In 1649 [2010]<br />To St George’s Hill [EPIC]<br />A ragged band they called the Diggers [That’s you…!]<br />Came to show the people’s will<br />They defied the landlords [BBC/ITV]<br />The defied the laws [HM Gov’t]<br />They were the dispossessed reclaiming what was theirs…<br />
  3. 3. We come in peace they said<br />To dig and sow [@CyberDoyle]<br />We come to work the lands in common<br />And to make the waste ground grow [local]<br />This earth divided<br />We will make whole<br />So it will be<br />A common treasury for all [YouTube]<br />
  4. 4. The sin of property<br />We do disdain [Not-for-Profit/Loss]<br />No man has any right to buy and sell<br />The earth for private gain<br />By theft and murder <br />They took the land<br />Now everywhere the walls<br />Spring up at their command [Murdoch]<br />
  5. 5. They make the laws [Jeremy…]<br />To chain us well<br />The clergy dazzle us with heaven<br />Or they damn us into hell<br />We will not worship<br />The God they serve<br />The God of greed who feed the rich<br />Whilst poor men starve<br />
  6. 6. We work we eat together [The Lawyer 6pm]<br />We need no swords<br />We will not bow to the masters<br />Or pay rent to the lords [Murdoch]<br />We are free men<br />Though we are poor [Start-ups…]<br />You Diggers all stand up for glory<br />Stand up now… [Sit still; only a song]<br />
  7. 7. From the men of property [Parry, Shott]<br />The orders came<br />They sent the hired men and the troopers<br />To wipe out the Diggers claim [YouView]<br />Tear down their cottages<br />Destroy their corn<br />They were dispersed<br />But still the vision lingers on [#1000flowers]<br />
  8. 8. You poor take courage [Ben, Claire…]<br />You rich take care [Claire Enders, lol..]<br />This earth was made a common treasury<br />For everyone to share<br />All things in common<br />All people one<br />We come in peace<br />The orders came to cut them down…<br />
  9. 9. ‘This book deals… with the attempts of various groups of the common people to impose their own solutions to the problems of their time, in opposition to the wishes of the betters…<br />Christopher Hill, The World Turned Upside Down<br />
  10. 10. ‘We understand, that our digging upon that Common, is the talk of the whole land; some approving, some disowning. Some are friends, filled with love… Others are enemies filled with fury, and falsely report of us…<br />GerrardWinstanley to General Fairfax…<br />
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  13. 13. ‘There was inevitable pressure on all sects to seek some support from some men of property…The<br />insidious pressures of the world bore down on the children of light even as they organised to turn the world upside down…<br />Christopher Hill, Conclusion<br />
  14. 14. To seek some support from some men of property…<br />1) Build networks….<br />2) Forge unlikely friendships… <br />3) Cultivate HM Government… <br />4) Chase and embrace brands… <br />5) Just do it….<br />
  15. 15. Think like a network…<br />
  16. 16. Forge unlikely friendships…<br />
  17. 17. MyDoorway.To/Loddon<br />‘The coffee shop is working with Yahoo Inc. to create new website design which consists of six free channels: news, entertainment, wellness, business, career, and my neighborhood….<br />Ad<br />News– Fresh, relevant…<br />Visit– Tourism, offers…<br />Live– Parish Council… <br />Learn– Schools news<br />Play– Sports clubs<br />Market– Classified ads<br />MyDoorway.To/Loddon<br />Ad<br />Ad<br />
  18. 18. Cultivate HM Government…<br />‘We can never underestimate the powerful pull of local identity; the historic connections, traditions and shared history which shaped communities long before regional government [er.. TV?] was even invented… <br />
  19. 19. Chase and embrace brands<br />Work with the men of property… ‘brand’ can be district councils, NHS Trusts… not just Ford, AdnamsSainsburysLocal… they’re seeking you as much as you’re seeking them…<br />
  20. 20. Just do it…<br />‘Talking and writing books is all nothing – and must die. For action is the life of all, and if thou does not act, thou dost nothing…<br />GerrardWinstanley<br />
  21. 21. And, finally, Mr Marr…<br />The Ranters… were ‘the merriest of all devils for lascivious songs… they took tobacco and drank ale at their meetings and were grown light and loose… they were unattached and prepared to break with tradition..’ <br />

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