Ask the Artist
This is a very telling comparison about how wealth is distributed in the United States. Ideal vs. perceived reality vs. reality.
“ An expansion of man’s ability to bring forth secondary products is useless unless preceded by an expansion of his ability to win primary products from the Earth, for man is not a producer but only a converter, and for every job of conversion he needs primary products. ”
E. F. Schumacher, “Small is Beautiful”
“ Writing a city plan requires the establishment of a specified relationship between the present and an envisioned future, and requires a clear and stated understanding of the ways by which guiding the use of land could bring that future to fruition. ”
Kristina Ford, “The Trouble with City Planning”
Tried this little personality test. Here is my result…..not sure what I think about it…
Try it here.
“ Those in power maintain their power because those without power do not understand the power dynamics operant in the world in which they live. Thus, the economic control over the many for the benefit of the few has continued irrespective of the form the economy takes. ”
Darryl Schoon, ‘Davos, Debt & Denial’ (via indizombie)
“ Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking. ”
“ The planet does not need more successful people. The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kind. ”
Dalai Lama (via gpyouthid)