Cleverness is not wisdom.
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men
answered a thousand years ago.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Never does nature say one
thing and wisdom another. Juvenal
is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to
- Aldous Huxley -
WHY SMALL COMMUNITIES/SOCIETIES?
There is a great number of superb benefits that small independent sustainable communities/towns have, compared with most existing urban communities.
Less traffic accidents.
Diversity of meaningful jobs and businesses, serving real consumers, and their actual needs.
Better education and more personal attention to students.
Better healthcare and more attention to patients.
Fresh organic produce grown on premises.
Diversity of cultures, technology, and innovation.
Diverse cultures, technology, and
Moreover, when small communities interact among themselves, developed as constellations, they learn to support one another, exchange knowledge, skills and some productions or services.
When a small community/society has been built based upon very strict political, religious, or any other kind of beliefs and social practicing, they shall respect basic law prohibiting any force applied toward any other communities, or their members.
Are we against big industries or systems? The answer is No. If such industries and systems (including governmental) provide helpful public services, excluding dictating and manipulating market demand, and if they remain flexible and adjustable within our non-stop changing environment, they can be very supportive in many ways, especially during an emergency or crisis.