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Wed Dec 14 14:22:51 EST 2011

Even the "hidden" power schemes due to psychology, social interaction,
personal relationships etc.
How do you confront that?

all the best,

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hello everyone,<br><br>Dmytri was saying:<br><br><div class=3D"gmail_quote"=
><blockquote class=3D"gmail_quote" style=3D"margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1=
px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">If we can apply ideas from open source and =
peer to peer networks to new forms of production the state&#39;s power vani=
shes, and that of the corporations with it. A borderless, peer to peer worl=
d is not one that is friendly to the rentier.<br>

<br></blockquote><div>are you sure?</div><div>the scenario will change, for=
 sure. But it does not seem like something will vanish.</div><div>Unless we=
 are suggesting to tend towards a world based on small communities which ar=
e basically self-sufficient and interconnect a lot through networks.</div>
<div>But i don&#39;t see it as a real option. We need lots of infrastructur=
es to do lots of the things we give for granted, and we need hospitals etc.=
</div><div>Yes, there are models according to which p2p hospitals, p2p infr=
astructures etc can be thought out. But there is no way they will happen an=
ytime soon.</div>
<div>We need visions yet we need to answer smaller questions first. And thi=
s is probably where open, free models come in. Now, i mean.</div><div>=A0</=
div><blockquote class=3D"gmail_quote" style=3D"margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-lef=
t:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
And that is perhaps the part that is most difficult to grasp: The Scale.<br=
></blockquote><div><br></div><div>i perfectly agree to this. And it seems t=
hat the perception (or even the definition) of &quot;The Scale&quot; is one=
 of the most pressing problems in free movements.</div>
<div><br></div><div>We can have theorists, experts, scientists, researchers=
 to investigate in this type of problem.=A0</div><div><br></div><div>Yet co=
nfronting &quot;The Scale&quot; is a complex issue which requires organizat=
<div><br></div><div>Now: organization can assume very different forms, incl=
uding (and most welcoming) p2p ones.</div><div><br></div><div>From what we =
know, power schemes emerge, though, as soon as you raise complexity.</div>
<div>Even the &quot;hidden&quot; power schemes due to psychology, social in=
teraction, personal relationships etc.</div><div>How do you confront that?<=
/div><div><br></div><div>all the best,</div><div>salvatore</div><div><a hre=
<div><a href=3D""></a></div><=


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