I might add Small is Beautiful by E. F. Schumacher and The Keyline Plan by P. A. Yeomans.
"the qualities of these bacteria, like the heat of the sun, electricity, or the qualities of metals, are part of the storehouse of knowledge of all men. They are manifestations of the laws of nature, free to all men and reserved exclusively to none." SCOTUS, Funk Bros. Seed Co. v. Kale Inoculant Co.
Location: Anoka Sand Plain, MN Zone 4/5, Sunset Zone 43
posted 8 years ago
i am a fan of illich. of course he wrote a lot about appropriate technology and thought every village should have only a few large vehicles that go 20 mph - so not as radical as mollison's idea to confiscate them all when he is permaculture king.