McLuhan says that the Beatles "put on their audience," not in the sense that they tried to see how much baloney they could make their audience swallow -- although John was especially fond of doing just that -- but of making their audience their environment, of wearing them.
I'm interested in practical solutions for an empire and a world that face declining fossil-fuel wealth. Peace and justice may become more elusive as oil becomes dearer. Stability, and what E. F. Schumacher called "a becoming life," will require an economy that operates on its solar income.
At age sixty, I'm beginning to learn how.