Eco village culture to and industrial economy city culture r1


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We compare village life as we envisage it in a sustainable world to life in the Industrial Capitalist City

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Eco village culture to and industrial economy city culture r1

  1. 1. Eco-villageculture<br /> & industrialeconomy city culture<br />… a comparison<br />
  2. 2. In the industrialeconomy city people live in buildingsbuilt from materials from afar by facelessworkers<br />
  3. 3. In the ecovillage, people live in buildingsbuilt from local material by themselvestogether with local experts<br />
  4. 4. Industrial economy city food is pre-prepared and packaged with a wideamount of choiceyear round.<br />
  5. 5. In the eco-village, muchfood in producedlocally, usedfresh and is seasonal<br />
  6. 6. In the industrialeconomythingscome from afaralonglengthysupplychains, fossil and mineral fueled<br />
  7. 7. In the eco-village, local people provide goods and services by refininglocal materials<br />
  8. 8. In the industrialeconomy city you interact seldom with people who live near you<br />
  9. 9. In the eco-villageeveryone talks to everyone<br />
  10. 10. In the industrialeconomy city people buywhattheyneed from people theydo not know in shops owned by people far away<br />
  11. 11. In the eco-village people buywhattheyneed from localstheyknow in shops locallyowned<br />
  12. 12. In the industrialeconomy city high activity levels go on day and night <br />
  13. 13. In the eco-village, life follows the rhythms of nature<br />
  14. 14. In the industrialeconomy city familiesgather to be entertained and informed by the mass media<br />
  15. 15. In the eco-village people make theirownentertainment<br />
  16. 16. In the industrialeconomy city you get a pleasure kick from surroundingyourself with luxurygoods<br />
  17. 17. In the eco-villageyou get life’ssimple pleasures<br />
  18. 18. In the industrialeconomy city you have a detachedrelationship to your urine and faeces<br />
  19. 19. In the eco-village you know your urine and faeces are used as fertilser and that they are part of a naturalcycle<br />
  20. 20. The industrialeconomy city gathers a minorityelite to make decisionsabout your life <br />
  21. 21. In the eco-village, major decisions are madetogether, sitting in a circle, with everybody’s opinion heard.<br />
  22. 22. Work in the industrialeconomy city requires you use your free time to keepfit<br />
  23. 23. In the eco-village, there is a lot of low-impactphysical work that people dotogether, keepingthem in trim.<br />
  24. 24. People in the industrialeconomy city measuretheirwealth by howmuchmoneytheir assets are worth<br />
  25. 25. In the eco-village, wealth is measured as the capability of the village’s assets to provide life’sneccesities, including social cohesion<br />
  26. 26. This is work in the industrialeconomy city <br />
  27. 27. In the eco-village, people work to live, not live to work<br />
  28. 28. In the industrialeconomy city, beingenvironmentalmeansbeing ”less bad”<br />
  29. 29. In the eco-village you focus on havingnaturedo as much work as possible<br />
  30. 30. In the industrialeconomy city, gathering and recycling materials takes a lot of energy and work <br />
  31. 31. In the eco-village, materials are used and recycledconstantly as waste from one process is direct input to another<br />
  32. 32. You leave the industrialeconomy city to get away for a vacation, often from an airport. <br />
  33. 33. In the eco-villagecancanhave a great hoidaywithoutgoinganywhere<br />
  34. 34. The industrialeconomy city surrounds you with advertisingmessages<br />
  35. 35. The eco-villagesurrounds you in naturalbeauty<br />
  36. 36. The industrialeconomy city has foodgrown on large, fossil-fueled farms, oftenusingpoorly-paidlabour<br />
  37. 37. The eco-villagepays farmers a goodwage and everyone is involved in chemical-freefoodproduction<br />
  38. 38. Whichever you choose,<br />Get involved to make it work foryou and coming generations<br /><br />