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2450. The need for politics.
Politics in important . Policy such as “We will cut greenhouse gas by 50% by 2035 is silent about how to start that process. Cop 26, instead of being about what to do, was a feeding frenzy over financialization (How to make a profit in a world where wealth is already concentrated). We need to learn how to bring balance between rights and responsibilities. The wealth regime we have has been absent on responsibilities to the whole that supports it. Big struggles ahead.
Politics, comes from the Greek for town, polis, and means all the dynamics of power and status found there. Unlike mere policy, politics deals with the whole system with its real conflicts. Getting to the future will have lots of struggle as some will lose out and will not take it lightly. There are two powerful scenarios for the future. Big tech for global management and local living. We can expect lots of effort at both. Gardenworld is a guide to transition toward renewing civilization with the best blend. We know circumstances will be difficult. Institutions and people’s character will be stressed. Gardenworld is necessary and attractive. We want a freer, more creative, more loving and appreciative world and that means culture with those qualities.