Schlagwörter

Ein äußerst interessanter Aufruf, wieder Macht über die Dinge zu erlangen, die uns unmittelbar umgeben, indem wir diese selbst produzieren. Nicht, dass ich alles, was in diesem Beitrag gesagt wiurd, vorbehaltslos teilen kann, aber es lohnt auf alle Fälle, den Gedanken nachzugehen.

Preindustrial Craftsmanship

Makers, Dreamers, Builders, and Inventors, Unite:

reflections on saving our world

“Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things. And it is by no means certain that a man’s business is the most important thing that he has to do”  Robert Louis Stevenson.

Coup_de_poing_acheléen

Humans are, by nature, makers of things.  That’s how we deal with the world…  or did, until the Industrial Revolution tore us away from our connection with the earth.  Somebody is still making all the stuff, of course, its just outsourced and corporatized,  repackaged, and branded.  Strangely, the stuff that should last, like clothes, housing, or tools are generally poorly made and often unfixable while the junk that should be disposable is made from plastics that will endure for a geologic age or poison our descendents.  But maybe, with a little effort, it…

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