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OpEdNews Article: Article: Needed: A Science, Economics and Lifestyle of SMALL-- It's Time to Face Reality-- Too BIG is Too Dangerous--

OpEdNews Article: Article: Needed: A Science, Economics and Lifestyle of SMALL-- It's Time to Face Reality-- Too BIG is Too Dangerous-- | Small is Beautiful | Scoop.it
Too big is not just about too big to fail banks. Nature abhors just about anything that is too big. Giganitism is an abnormality that, in humans and most life forms, leads to pathology or death.
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7 Important Reasons to Unplug and Find Space | Becoming Minimalist

7 Important Reasons to Unplug and Find Space | Becoming Minimalist | Small is Beautiful | Scoop.it
We need to be reminded again and again: Technology has a power-off button. And the wisest of us know when to use it. Consider again, some of the Important Reasons to Unplug Our Technology.
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Kelly McManus's curator insight, May 16, 2014 8:01 AM

Great post with statistics on the prevalence of our addiction to technology, examples of how it causes us harm, and tips for unplugging (even for just a little while).

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Sustainability movement will fail unless it creates a compelling future vision

Sustainability movement will fail unless it creates a compelling future vision | Small is Beautiful | Scoop.it
We will only create prosperity within planetary boundaries if we start to really believe it is possible, writes Jo Confino
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Beyond GDP: New Measures For A New Economy | Demos

Beyond GDP: New Measures For A New Economy | Demos | Small is Beautiful | Scoop.it
For decades, GDP has enjoyed supreme status as the predominant benchmark of our economic and social progress.
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It's humans, not hornets, who are invading

It's humans, not hornets, who are invading | Small is Beautiful | Scoop.it
Amy Stewart says Asian hornets are not out to wreak the havoc and death they have caused recently: Humans should take heed that destruction of hornets' habitats sends them into cities and towns in their search for food...
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