Carry on better
I made a decision at the start of last quarter, that I would join a network of individuals freely giving their best, so that the world will carry on better into the decade ahead, after the first Big Global Scare.
When I went on, I felt overwhelmed at the huge amounts of academic research and follow-up activism going on. How could puny me contribute amongst global current streams? Eventually, I realised that I would choose my natural focus, to seek patterns and draw insights, in order to build creative structures for our shared sustainable futures.
The world talk-shop on climate change came and went last November, and I deeply disliked the inertial formalities that excluded the common humanity it was supposed to reflect and support. But I was glad for new developments in alternative financing and empowered action at the grassroots.
Then summarily sitting through online video conferences as the year ended, again I was struck with so many continents, both thinkers and the action-oriented headed in the same directions, but so diffuse and multiple in small organisations.
Finally collaborations resurfaced, in the form of cooperatives, but with the opposite problem tendency again, of one to rule them all, because for recurrent promises not to dominate the rest and push out the other lessers, but I get the feeling that eventually, norms and regulations will take over once more.
Which is why I am for the individual every-human to take daily, essential actions to make their local circumstances better in time to come, not to wait till they become rich and powerful giants one day, like the megastructure corporations and monolithic governments of the now, who have our momentum locked in place amongst the masses.
Starting with tapping into European awareness, African energies, numbers in the Americas, and human resources in the Asias - right down to tiny Singapore, and my miniscule heartland.
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