Edge Collective


Transition towns; Kropotkin.

Transition Towns

Transition towns https://transitionnetwork.org/transition-near-me/

Conversation with Rob Hopkins regarding the Transition movement https://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2011/12/a-conversation-with-rob-hopkins-transition-movement-founder/249067/

Good background on transition https://www.rapidtransition.org/stories/transition-towns-the-quiet-networked-revolution/

12 Steps to a Transition Town https://www.hobbyfarms.com/12-steps-to-a-transition-town/

Energy Descent Action Plan https://www.transitiontowntotnes.org/groups/building-and-housing/energy-descent-action-plan/


C4SS edited edition / with Colin Ward and Kevin Carson / of Fields, Factories, and Workshops - https://c4ss.org/content/25051

Direct link to PDF: https://c4ss.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/FactoriesPDF.pdf

Stephen Jay Gould on Kropotkin: https://c4ss.org/content/30448


Idea: "Morrisian Montessori": the same idea that Morris had for adults, we find applied in children ...

Nice pieces on Morris:





'Romantic' in the technical sense doesn't fully convey a sense of grand adventure. I'd always associated it with something 'epic', not necessarily past-oriented. I wonder what better term might be used instead.

The typology of Romantics still does seem like a useful place to begin.

The idea that one would begin from an energy budget at a local level and go from there is very appealing ...