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Sinnerman by Nina Simone

Oh Sinnerman is a traditional folk tune about The Day, with lots of great renditions.

Nina Simone can really rock it.

YouTube Link: https://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vDZsABHUbQ
by Dave Z
Mon Aug 29, 2016 6:52 am
 
Forum: Best post-apoc music?
Topic: Sinnerman by Nina Simone
Replies: 0
Views: 399

'Normal' aka 'System' Accident + Limits to Growth

In Normal Accidents , Charles Perrow argues that systemic accidents are 'normal' in the sense of being spontaneous, unavoidable, emergent properties of complex systems. Worse, their contributing causes are often obvious in retrospect, but very difficult to foresee in prospect. Perrow identifies thre...
by Dave Z
Fri Aug 26, 2016 12:15 am
 
Forum: What might collapse civilisation?
Topic: 'Normal' aka 'System' Accident + Limits to Growth
Replies: 0
Views: 372

Re: 20151019 W. Edwards Deming business principles

Interesting, and certainly contributed to an historical, industrial revolution! On a related note, one of John Michael Greer's seven modern technologies he proposes to be worth preserving is 'double entry book-keeping'. As capital has been a player in all IRs to date of which I'm aware, certainly su...
by Dave Z
Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:03 am
 
Forum: 13. The Greatest Invention
Topic: 20151019 W. Edwards Deming business principles
Replies: 1
Views: 1192

HugelKultur

HugelKulture is raised-bed farming over wood/organic debris 'hills'. The hills retain water, averaging rainfall over time, and provide nutrients to surface crops. Harvest and tending is at easier arm's length. Typically surface plants follow a succession cycle. It may be that this type of agricultur...
by Dave Z
Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:59 pm
 
Forum: 3. Agriculture
Topic: HugelKultur
Replies: 0
Views: 593

Calamity Song by the Decembrists

Youtube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcGSEbfegrs

Good, driving tune for bombing down the crumbling infrastructure.
by Dave Z
Wed Aug 24, 2016 8:59 pm
 
Forum: Best post-apoc music?
Topic: Calamity Song by the Decembrists
Replies: 0
Views: 407

Malevil by Robert Merle

Good, human story of getting by post nuclear war. Just plain folks, who happen to live in a castle. But it's well written and believeable.

Wikipedia link:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malevil
by Dave Z
Wed Aug 24, 2016 8:50 pm
 
Forum: Best post-apoc novels?
Topic: Malevil by Robert Merle
Replies: 0
Views: 453
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