Lessons from the Rustbelt

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Damn the Matrix

geofflawton This video, part of a whole series of free videos Geoff Lawton makes available at his new website, surely has to be one of the most inspirational things he has ever produced.  I believe it shows glimpses into the possible future we could salvage from the ruins of the fossil fuel era……  appropriate technology (and NOT nukes!)

I found it interesting that this place, Holyoke Massachusetts, used to run on the back of the sheep… a bit like Australia used to.  I instantly put two and two together, and came up with the fossil fuelled powered synthetic fibre industry being the cause of this.  The same industry that lobbied the powers that be to can the hemp industry with a fear campaign centred around cannabis…..  all so that Dupont could make money from nylon, and later, polyester.

Unfortunately, Geoff’s clips are neither downloadable, nor able to be embedded… so here’s…

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2 thoughts on “Lessons from the Rustbelt

  1. I love Geoff’s videos. They’re so inspiring, so positive, so full of practical changes, both small and large scale and he really sees to the heart of the matter. I subscribed 12 months back and love his small regular videos. It’s not hard to watch 15 minutes of positivity every week or so. 🙂

    • Glad you liked that, Jessie. I think I’ll be watching more of his videos, too. I find the positivity counteracts the fear and anxiety, so maybe we all need a dose daily, eh?

Thanks for stopping by my blog! I look forward to reading your comments. ~ Linne

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