Having destroyed much of our planet's viability for a wide range of life forms, we need to admit defeat in our efforts to plunder our planet for the benefit of a few. This surrender must be the return to 'commoning' or the active restoration of the commons [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commons and https://www.commonsnetwork.org/news/what-is-commoning-and-why-is-it-so-important/].

Capitalism is not sustainable, and while market economics is valuable, it is must be managed as a minor tool within the planetary commons administered by locally structured direct democracy subject to planetary ecological and universal standards of wellbeing.

The key to this transition is eliminating the nation-state that is not needed in our evolving metaverse as it repeatedly collapses into systems of authoritarian oppression and exploitation.

Educator, CIO, retired entrepreneur, grandfather with occasional fits of humor in the midst of disaster. . .