Building a sustainable society

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Building a sustainable society

  1. 1. Dr. Andrew Wallace PhD
  2. 2. The starting position  Money based society  Lag factor – all societies act to preserve the status quo  This society show signs of failing – over shoot etc.
  3. 3. The goal position  Moneyless society  Sustainable society  Hi-tech society  Rational society
  4. 4. Going from A to B  Phoenix model  Proto-technate model
  5. 5. Phoenix model  Society has to much lag in it  The Powers that Been act to stop any changes to an alternative system – even if the current system is collapsing  Therefore, no change to an alternative until after this one collapses
  6. 6. Phoenix model  Problems  What state will a future collapsed society be in?  Will it have the ability to build a better society  Will people in such a society act rationally?  Needs seeding?
  7. 7. The proto-technate model Price System (P$) •Communities •Moneyless •technocratic Not for profit organisations Proto-technate
  8. 8. The proto-technate model
  9. 9. The proto-technate model  Forms as a network  Communities  NPOs  Embedded in the P$  Grows  Less dependent on the P$
  10. 10. The proto-technate model  Will the PTB try to stop it?  Will it need a political dimension?  The phoenix model  Act as seeds

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