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Obama Pattern Language Primer — 14

Continuing a series of looks at Christopher Alexander’s A Pattern Language. Please read Our Crisis Is Not Economic as a starting point. THE ONLINE PATTERN LANGUAGE SUMMARY OBAMA PATTERN LANGUAGE PRIMER POSTS — CUMULATIVE This section considers amenities in a viable, integral human settlement. The local shops and gathering places. Individually Owned Shops Street Cafe […]

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Obama Pattern Language Primer — 13

I am acutely aware, as I continue this series of looks at Christopher Alexander’s A Pattern Language, that it is presumptuous to imply that the ideas I am developing could constitute a primer for our President. And yet, that is exactly what I intend them to be. A primer is something that primes. It is […]

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Obama Pattern Language Primer –12

The 12th in this series of posts built around Christopher Alexander’s A Pattern Language continues my attempt to interest the Obama Administration in creating new human settlements that are actually able to realize the basics of change we can believe in. I am using the online condensation of A Pattern Language and appending my own […]

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Obama Pattern Language Primer — 11

This is the 11th post in this effort to interest the Obama Administration in what I believe is the only truly workable solution to moving from where we have been to where we want to go. This move can be expressed in contrasts: between growth and sustainability; between stratification and integration; between suicidal and ecological. […]

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