"The Club of Rome, a relatively small organisation, commissioned the study that led to Limits to Growth, which has been a very significant resource and pivot point in the issues addressed. It occurs to me that the RSA might do well to imitate this…"
A conversation about how people are interpreting the concept of Big Society and does it need tightening as Matthew Taylor suggests, or might a 'baggy' concept be a strength and help more people get involved?
"William and Matthew have raised a serious topic. Before I try to address the issues raised, it would be useful to try to put things into perspective. The Earth (and life on it) has been evolving for many hundreds of millions of years. The average…"
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The thinking is threefold. One, we've moved to working in a much more interdisciplinary way in the last few months, so that it makes less sense being siloed.
And, two, from my point of view many of the best thoughts come…"
re: the central discussion space, you've probably seen it, but Mashable have this list of NIng alternatives. I don't know if any of them have the kind of functionality that Roxanne and Vivs are talking about needing at group…"
"David - Yes: I think the social media surgeries will be crucial. I want to draw up a list of people from the various clubs and associations that are really strong in P'boro and offer them the chance to come in on this too.
But yes, I'm…"
Hello,Last week I started work on a social media strand in Peterborough and I'd be really grateful for all Fellowship input.Peterborough is interesting because it has little obvious online activity that's community-driven, but a large number of clubs and societies based there that have memberships online. This fits with the research that suggests that people who live there aren't particularly attached to the place.Anyway, I've just posted this loose outline on the site…See More
Online space for the Projects Working Group. How do we move this working group forward, what are the key areas that require focus and development? Are our projects representative of RSA 21st century enlightenment
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