This blog is about my own journey to sustainability—getting outside of the box and being more authentically human. It’s about not viewing 'wealth' as money, but as something much more holistic and broad. The ideas presented here come from my newest book, The Good Life: How to Create a Sustainable and Fulfilling Lifestyle.

Friday, February 19, 2010

The Business of the Radical

"It will then be the business of the radical…not to perform any particular function as a part of the established order, but to stand apart and speak his mind about the established order. A radical who wishes to continue being a radical cannot do so if he is an essential part of the existing order, for then he owes a certain fealty to his position."

Scott Nearing, "What Can the Radical Do?" New York Call, Feb. 4, 1923, magazine supplement pg. 5.