Maker Philosophers! #hometown

Boston - Submitted by Transcendentalist on Oct 14 2013

In 2025, Concord citizens will be blending transcendental philosophy with their physical surroundings on a new scale. Makers will be finding ways to imbue biomaterial with philosophical and ethical tenets. Imagine transcendentalist DRM-like management for Walden Pond!

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Support( 1 )
How would you expand or adapt this future in 2025?
Oct 14 2013
7:41 PM
That's really cool! What might this look like? Maybe there are stop lights that turn green faster if you've been acting more ethically and this is measured through review systems or something?
Stakeholders( 3 )
Who would you need to bring together to make this future happen?
Jan 23 2014
7:01 AM
philosophers, people who think about ethics including law makers and scientists, spiritual practitioners, experts in architecture and construction material, designers,
Feb 24 2014
4:26 AM
Students of all ages. Participation from early years validates the model.
Oct 5 2014
1:46 AM
People who think and learn.
Logistics( 2 )
What resources would you need to mobilize to make this future real?
Feb 24 2014
4:30 AM
Meeting places (Physical and on-line). Records and statistics of each meeting or session. Previous and post discussions recordings and notes. Everything open to the public.
Oct 5 2014
1:42 AM
Date and times set in advance on physical and internet public spaces. All being in simple format and not being lead by only one or a few person(s). Public spaces that are capable of development (gardens, renewable energy, etc...).
Roadblocks( 2 )
What could get in the way of this future?
Feb 24 2014
4:25 AM
Intolerance. Disrespect. Selfishness. The lack of a democratic framework that enables problems' solutions by agreement.
Oct 5 2014
1:45 AM
Initial setup. And then later, disagreement amongst different lines of thinking leading to the dissolving of project becomeing less inclusive and capable of change.