Came across this interesting site today. Sharon Astyk has offered her dire predictions for 2009. You can see them here. The passage that jumped out to me is her final prediction that even though things will be tough, we will adapt and discover in ourselves untapped capacities to thrive. We will begin to answer the question I posted here about Mica Peak Moonshiners and Our Legacy of Resourcefulness. In that post I asked;
Is this kind of resourcefulness, finding our way together in the midstof shared challenges, a lost capacity in our communities, or is it just dormant, waiting for conditions to arise that demand a creative and collective response? Do we have the ability to rise to the occasion, or are we a fragmented to the point of no return. I have my suspicions, but I wonder what you think.
Here is Sharon's beautifully written answer to my question;