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Ed Democracy | October 7, 2013

Ed Democracy | October 7, 2013

I am a:

  • human being
  • father
  • neighbor
  • citizen
  • democracy practitioner
  • permaculture practitioner
  • social systems philosopher
  • community organizer
  • writer
  • cooperative entrepreneur
  • future farmer
  • sailor
  • US Navy veteran for peace through strength of humanity, by humanity, and for humanity

Democracy207.com is a place for me to collect info & links about projects on which I am working and organizations with which I am affiliated.

The common theme of my work is progress toward:


Greek: demokratia

demos = people

kratos = rule


Words to live by:

Government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from the earth.

-  President Abraham Lincoln

Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863

There’s been a quantum leap technologically in our age, but unless there’s another quantum leap in human relations, unless we learn to live in a new way towards one another, there will be a catastrophe.
History, despite its wrenching pain
cannot be unlived, but if faced
With Courage, need not be lived again.

3 Responses to “ABOUT”

  • janet Libby says:

    I am looking for organic goat milk. Could you call me 6037250976 cell. It is for a toddler. No one can find any for me. My son owns Me Standard Biofuels. It is for his son. I am a program cordinator for the Ark, A vegan restauraunt in Lewiston Me. These are the towns we live and work in if you know any one that has goats feed organic grains and all organic near or around Portland, Casco, Brunswick, Lewiston/Auburn area. Thanks for your help. Janet Libby threshingfloor21@gmail.com

  • Hi Ed, we are kindred spirits! Thank you for being you! I will read your blog and see what you have figured out! I am working on similar concerns! Happy Thanksgiving!

    • Ed Democracy says:

      Hi Jenny, sorry I have not responded sooner (SEE: Home & Hearth) Likewise! Right back at you! Thank you for being you!

      If you have not already seen it, I think you would like a movie I just watched, again! Well worth seeing again if it’s been a while. I thought of you when I was watching it! It hilariously, lovingly, and thoughtfully revisits the 60s while bidding good riddance to the 80s and looking hopefully to the future!

      Just watched “FLASHBACK” (1990) – Keifer Sutherland, Dennis Hopper, Carol Kane – and I had a Rude Awakening:


      WE ARE STUCK IN THE 80s!

      The opening sequence flips through scenes & icons of the 80s…
      …it was eerily similar to: TODAY!
      …it’s all the same…
      …just different!

      Best way to start to leave the 80s?


      It’s a blast from the past!

      Huey Walker (Dennis Hopper) to John Buckner (Keifer Sutherland): “…once we leave the 80s, the 90s are gonna make the 60s look like the 50s!”

      Once enough of us leave the 80s, move forward through the 90s, and begin catching up with present reality, the post-80s world WILL make the 60s look like the 50s.

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