The importance of utopia and how to get there

 

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The greatest achievement of those who champion capitalism, according to activist and author David Graeber, has been the destruction of vision. By vision, I mean not the ability to look into our own futures and envision a bigger house, a better-paid job, a family perhaps, but the ability to look into our collective future as a society, to imagine a world different to the one in which we now live. Capitalism appears to have left people convinced that this is the logical end at which we have arrived, or else so exhausted that they have lost hope that an alternative could ever be realised. So much needs to change and so dramatically that any incremental changes are lost in the wider chasm of chaos that engulfs us. Our shelves are filled with dystopias that are only slight adaptions of reality, while utopic visions are mocked, idealism derided.

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A joint effort of several authors who do find that nobody can keep standing at the side and that “Everyone" must care about what is going on in today’s world. We are a bunch of people who do not mind that somebody has a totally different idea but is willing to share the ideas with others and to be Active and willing to let others understand how "today’s decisions will influence the future”. Therefore we would love to see many others to "Act today".
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