July 13th, 2010 | D.I.Y., Sustainable, alternative, article, Assassins, big, Buddhist Economics, community currency, Feyadeen, gen x, generation x, Hassan i Sabbah, multinational, mustard oil, therapy, Vandana Shiva, war
I am reposting this rather militant article I wrote last year for a local magazine in Los Angeles which has now gone under. Although it was written a while ago, I have to say that I still agree, but now I think that many ‘sleeper agents’ are already awake – watch out multinational corporations!
Printed in Far West Almanac May 2009
To organize work in such a manner that it becomes meaningless, boring, stultifying, or nerve-racking for the worker would be little short of criminal; it would indicate a greater concern with goods than with people, an evil lack of compassion and a soul-destroying degree of attachment to the most primitive side of this worldly existence.
One of the tactics of the Nazis to keep people thinking they had control in the face of tyranny was to give them a nonsensical choice. When faced with two choices, we have three possible actions. Choose one or the other or none at all.