Our current idea of freedom is only the freedom to do as we please: to sell ourselves for a high salary, a home in the suburbs and idle weekends. But that is a freedom dependent upon affluence, which is in turn dependent upon the rapid consumption of exhaustible supplies. The other kind of freedom is the freedom to take care of ourselves and of each other. The freedom of affluence opposes and contradicts the freedom of community life.


sparks! is curated by Al Etmanski

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