Decline is slow and almost invisible, we cannot see a collapse before it happens Hell is other people Technical locks are very powerful We need to reconnect to the living, to Earth. We need to detect and break down technical locks 2079
Waiting for problems to solve themselves Trusting capitalistic corporations to solve problems "Hell is other people" — until it really is Everything is political Empowerment, individual and collective intellligence Free and open commons 2063
our practice, •Refuse the inﬁnite growth dogma, •Plan and handle our artifacts and systems' externalities and life cycles, •Prove and assume design as a political act, •Preserve, even regenerate our planet's habitability, •Support ourselves as peers by creating convivial design tools.
genette any négative externality. The concept of "trash" must disappear from our practice. Corollary 2 : any resource utilisation creates either a human, social or environmental debt that has to be reimbursed anyhow. Actions : Design and plan life cycles, manage resources as debts, deﬁne every system’s perimeter, etc References : The Limits to Growth — Donella & Dennis Meadows - 1972 The Shift Project (https:// theshiftproject.org/en/ We exist within a ﬁnished and hermetic world: no matter and no energy comes from nowhere nor disappears. Planetary limits
will not capture all the CO2 we produced during the last century. We cannot change the course of time. We have to deal with this new state of things. Will we collapse? Or will we degrade? It doesn’t matter. The difference lies in what we choose to do as of today.