The three laws of organizing
Proper organizing may not injure a human being or, through unexpected events, allow a human being to come to harm.
Proper organizing has to be changed in any way any human asks for - no matter the conflicts with the first law.
Proper organizing has to struggle for existence - no matter the conflicts with the first or second law.
Interesting interview with Jaron Lanier (2018): https://www.vox.com/2018/7/27/17618756/jaron-lanier-deleting-social-media-book-kara-swisher-too-embarrassed-podcast
Question: “How [do you] respond to the argument that without viable alternatives, walking away from Facebook or social media more generally is a privilege?”
JL: "If you’re privileged enough to have the option of walking away from social media, and yet you don’t, you’re failing to use your privilege to defeat a system that traps other people who are less fortunate than you."
This entire article on how industrial windmills could be made out of sustainable materials was *fascinating* to me. I really like the stuff that Low Tech Magazine puts out.
Developer of https://brick.camp
Creates Lego sculptures
Lives in Berlin (Germany)
💬 German / English / some French
Personal mastodon instance of Tobias and the BrickCamp project.