The Commons is historically a place that is shared by a community for communal use. The article, Theft of the Commons at Thom Hartmann’s website, sees it at something that took away from the communal aspect of society in Europe. http://www.thomhartmann.com/forum/2010/04/theft-commons-tradition I had read that this was to help peasants get ahead. Do you know about this or have an opinion?
Roger Mason’s upcoming seminar on December 9th will be about the Shakers, an experimental community in the U.S. Here’s a website I found that talks about this community that came out of the Quakers: http://www.maineshakers.com/history.html
The intent with this blog is for the WISR community to have a place to communicate about for instance, what individuals are working on or comments related to seminars. If you give each entry a Category Name, it will be organized on the side of the page that way as well as by month. Let’s hear what you have to say…….