a positive thought

I’ve been thinking more about when society and the infrastructures of capitalism collapse, and the mayhem that will ensue.

I don’t think it will be a complete collapse. People will still get together and do interesting things without a profit motive. The Free software movement is proof of that. And people are intelligent and creative. They will use technology in whatever ways occur to them as being a good idea.

Really, I think it’s going to come down to surviving the initial wave of chaos, and then finding a good community committed to mutual survival and flourishing.

Once survival — again, Maslow’s hierarchy of needs — is cultivated, then joy can take root.

And that’s what it’s all about.

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