Useful And Fantastic: Inventing Alternatives
Val Yule advocates new thinking to solve the probelms we have created.
The media does not own your brain!
Repeat: The media does not own your brain!
Stop non-thinking as you are told!
For every whinge, attempt a solution.
Here are some topics for research, thinking, discussion, writing - and innovating.
And think up anything else you would like to 'alternatise' -
Alternatives to poverty
Alternatives to competition - ways to cooperate
Alternatives to drugs
Alternatives to waste
Alternatives for jobs
Alternatives to consuming - what can be re-used?
Alternatives to always getting bigger
Alternative glory - who should be celebrated, and how?
Alternatives for Parliament
Alternatives to suicide
Alternatives to extinction
For example - Gambling is a human instinct for survival. Without being willing to gamble we would never try anything, dare anything. No explorers, no reformers, no inventors.
Gambling for money is only a silly way to lose money and to mis-use the Gambling Instinct. What you win, someone else must lose. So - a topic for Social inventing - Alternative ways to use the Gambling Instinct.