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Swaraj: A Deeper Freedom

Gandhi identified modern civilisation as the real cause of loss of freedom. The ecological crisis, which is a result of industrialisation, is the most important aspect of civilisation. Industrialisation is based on fossil fuels, and fossi-fuel civilisation, which has given us climate chaos, is now threatening us with climate catastrophe. Continue reading

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Why do we want to be independent of industrial agriculture?

Here is a story about how naive I once was. When I was a kid, I always thought that farmers were a bunch of Old MacDonalds (you know, the one who had a farm, E-I-E-I-O). And on their farms they had some chooks, a cow, a pig, a vegie garden etc. Continue reading

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