Walking lightly/ subsistence
From: Racheli Gai (rachelisonoracohousing.com)
Date: Sun, 8 Jul 2007 20:27:47 -0700 (PDT)
Brian wrote:
"Traditional appropriate knowledge produces subsistence living, which
is the starvation/disease/misery social justice problem we're trying
to solve...right?  If subsistence living is in decline, that's great!"

Nope. Subsistence does not mean starving, etc. It's the destruction brought by colonization/industrialization etc. which has caused this in many places.
This is why Ghandi advocated going back to using the spinning wheel and
other traditional technologies / ways of life.



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