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Human Scale Revisited

Human Scale Revisited

May 4, 2018-- There was a time when buildings were scaled to the human figure, democracies were scaled to the societies they served, and enterprises were scaled to communities. Against that backdrop, author Kirkpatrick Sale revisits his classic book Human Scale against recent global developments and offers compelling new insights on how to turn toward a scale that allows humanity to not only survive, but thrive. In this excerpt from Human Scale Revisited, Sale tackles the notion of human-scale technology. (5517 reads)


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Take ActionWhen replacing tools, use Wendell Berry's guidelines: cheaper, smaller, better than the one it replaces, use less energy, be repairable, come from a small local shop, and not replace or disrupt anything good that already exists. For more inspiration, join this Saturday's Awakin Call with Nobel Peace Prize winner Jerry White. More details and RSVP info here. [more]



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