CLEAN ENERGY is energy that is limitless in availability, is ubiquitous, is pollution free, is capable to provide source to use proximity, empowers rural populations, does not deplete food, forest or water resources, does not deplete biomass, and does all that for generations to come. The challenge is to propagate and implement CLEAN ENERGY production throughout 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th(Favelas) Worlds, employing all its technological, humanist and democratic dimensions.
“Great is the truth, but
still greater, from a practical point of view is silence about truth. By simply
not mentioning certain subjects, by lowering what Mr Churchill calls an ‘iron
curtain’ between the masses and such facts or arguments as the local political
bosses regard as undesirable, totalitarian propagandists have influenced
opinion much more effectively than they could have done by the most eloquent
denunciations, the most compelling of logical rebuttals. But silence is not enough.
If persecution, liquidation and other symptoms of social friction are to be avoided,
the positive sides of propaganda must be made as effective as the negative...
"But to return to the future…If
I were now to rewrite the book, I would offer the Savage a third alternative.
Between the utopian and the primitive horns of this dilemma would lie the
possibility of sanity – a possibility already actualized, to some extent, in a
community of exiles and refugees from the Brave New World, living within the
borders of the Reservation. In this community economics would be decentralist
and Henry-Georgian, politics Kropotkinesque and co-operative…
"Only a large-scale popular
movement towards decentralization and self-help can arrest the present tendency
towards statism. At present there is no sign that such a movement will take
from a 1946 Foreword
to a reprint of his classic BRAVE NEW
WORLD of 1932.