The Lower pond at Bealtaine this morning.
As I walked around the smallholding I thought about what it is we do to be self-sufficient and ultimately free from tyranny!
Yes…tyranny, because that’s what being at the mercy of the market and banks and importers of food is all about…tyranny!
The world today is governed by commerce, that means banks and business.
These institutions want us to be consumers.
In order to be a good consumer it is necessary to have money.
This paper trail enslaves us all.
That is why ‘bartering,’ is referred to as the ‘black market economy.’
Self-sufficiency is about providing as much as one can for oneself, family and wider community.
Is it any wonder that this is not taught in schools?
But then, the ‘make do and mend,’ philosophy does little to support any of the above…
I did not buy this flowering perennial, the Euphorbia above.
I got a cutting from a friend and propagated it, planted it, allowed it to spread and continued to give this plant forward to other people.
That makes me an economic terrorist.
Yet this is my philosophy for life.
I am not part of any religion.
Sharing is a human thing to do.
I have grown dozens of plants this year and given most away…because I could and I wanted to.
Growing seeds is an amazing experience as all tenders of Gaia know.
Sharing is liberating.
Why shop when you can share?
Oh dear, am I talking revolution again?
Maybe it’s time to have a major rethink on that, for hard times are here…
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This concept is rooted in biblical text and has spawned generations who have regarded themselves as having dominion over the Earth.
The feudal system was based on dominion and continues today as a land-grab mentality, based on the principles of ownership and extraction.
Where we are at this point in time is the evolution of that concept, that biblical teaching, where we are now forced to try to manage degradation of the environment rather than prevent it.
Presidents enact laws to protect these creatures of destruction from the very courts that are there to protect you!
Nine days ago I started a petition.
Nine days ago I drew my line in the sand, deciding to refuse to comply with laws that violate Mother Earth and the abundance she so generously bestows upon us.
My own line in the sand has been confirmed this morning as the decision to refuse to comply with all laws that violate Mother Earth has been made.
The gloves are off
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