Proposal for a vacation.
All of us are more or less obedient screws of a crazy, self-destructive mechanism.
Becoming conscious of it is not enough by itself; nor is it enough to keep informed about the facts; solar
panels, “organic “ food and hydrogen machines are quick fixes, they won't change much.
True answers lie within paradoxes.
To act today means to stop and reflect. Compulsive doing, participating, interacting in any way with the
ever escalating neurotic rat race will only bring disastrous results.
Ironically, the less one is connected to every day life, the better.
GET DISCONNECTED FROM ESCALATING MADNESS
wild and uninhabited spaces, as well as any true contact with nature, have turned into a luxury enjoyed
mostly by those who are responsible for the disastrous state in which the world is at the moment.
creative, non consumer way are rare, difficult to find.
an area outside the modern reality, beyond the poisoned atmosphere. Those are the necessary
conditions to begin re-creating livable space.
need to breathe, every moment of "fasting", of detachment, should be used to recreate the sound human,
cultural, physiological atmosphere so as to return one's mental and physical health.
Everything that exists outside of the closed space is beneficial: the taste of wild plants, the taste of
rainwater, daily contact with fire, long hours devoted to observation of the sky, both day and night ,
sincere interest towards human beings, animals, insects and plants, exercises which boost one's self
healthy life forms recovered through the stories of the elderly, (wise story tellers), in the dreams put to
sunlight, discussed, improved and offered to others as precious gifts, celebrated by the new rites.
detaching themselves for a couple of weeks from the world of consumerism where everything, including
human relations, is purely utilitarian.
objects, and stories of wonderful experiences lived by others, but freely exchange knowledge, create
together for pure desire to do so, consult and participate in the true life of the place while studying the
social and ethnic diversity directly, without middlemen.
A promice, once given, must be maintained.
from the existing system, should only bring people into proposed situations; the guide is not be confused
with the animator of the tourist village.
experience. "Leaders" are common purpose and rules to be respected, agreed by all participants before
they come into contact.
is: breathing atmosphere. The purpose is true existence. Only the succession of events combined at
individual will can give the concrete to the desired.
Spaces, located in beautiful places, are provided by the owners specially for the occasion.
handicapped, couples with children will find themselves alongside convinced singles, the wealthy will rub
shoulders with the poor, ambitious will face those who are utterly deprived of it.
not through protests or long debates, but by trying to adopt new attitudes towards the usual problems.
It is not certain that things will work out, it is not sure that the results will be the ones that one expected.
They may be thousand times better, although they may differ from what one imagined.
In any case, one of the most effective ways to change society is to change ourselves.
The atmosphere can be regenerated only by a great desire and concrete effort to live healthy life, and can
remain such by pure breath of free and happy human beings.
Let's begin to get to know each other.