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Forget peace. Peaceful approach is playing in favor of the enemy.

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes When considering my approach in trying to make society more just and sustainable, I realized that preaching reconciliation, forgiveness, and peace was probably not the most efficient approach. I realize there is a hidden war

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Posted in Politics

The collective denial in which we live

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes French version here Denial: Defence mechanism which consists in ignoring the existence of a reality that scares Schizophrenia: Chronic psychosis which consists in loss of contact with reality and dissociation of personality. Dementia: Serious mental

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Posted in Economy

Drienok, festival of fake alternatives

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes First, I have to say that this article reflects my own opinion and impression based on my single experience. After 3 years in Slovakia, I finally participated in the Drienok festival. All my friends had

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Posted in Society

The Impossibility of Growth Demands a New Economic System

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Why collapse and salvation are hard to distinguish from each other * Let us imagine that in 3030BC the total possessions of the people of Egypt filled one cubic metre. Let us propose that these

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Posted in Economy
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I'm passionate about sustainable lifestyles and urban agriculture. I believe that community-supported initiatives and bottom-up policies are key to foster necessary societal changes. I'm an advocate of degrowth, agro-ecology, sharing economy and participatory democracy. Based in Bratislava, Slovakia, I like learning, reading, writing, sharing, hiking, dancing, eating, and celebrating.
Nicolas Giroux
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