Third in a series on ending war. If Sport can neither take the place of War, nor of Consumerism, then how about Science and Technology? Together they compose a powerful economic engine, with advances in[…]
Second in a series on ending war. The most obvious and ancient substitute for War is Sport. The origins of the first athletic game are lost in the mists of history, which means that Sport[…]
I grew up in a generation that vowed never again to go to war. And yet here we are, in it up to our eyeballs all over again. It doesn’t seem to matter who’s in office, or how many protests there are. When will it ever stop? *
In the previous series of blog posts we explored the question of why unemployment is so high, which led to the ways in which Consumerism is coming to the end of its usefulness as an[…]
The Cake is a Lie
Tenth in an ongoing series about the deeper reasons behind the difficulty of finding work After reading last week’s post you may be thinking that War is such a wonderful thing that we should just[…]
War, What is it Good For?
Ninth in an ongoing series about the deeper reasons behind the difficulty of finding work I’m a huge hippie pacifist. But with all due respect to those great Motown songwriters, Mr. Whitfield and Mr. Strong,[…]