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Needed: A Science, Economics and Lifestyle of SMALL-- It's Time to Face Reality-- Too BIG is Too Dangerous--

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that it is a sign of success, 

the greatest source of power

stronger

cooler

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The truth is, we don't know that these claims are true. We have not tried to accomplish what big things do in a small  or smaller way. It is urgent to humanity and to the life on this planet that we start trying to develop ways to build things traditionally built by massive companies by  using small companies working together. 

We need to develop new kinds of government that are decentralized and local, so government does not get too big and too out of control. 

Why do we need to get small? Why is big a problem? 

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Big is top-down and all that means. 

Big intensifies and potentiates psychopathic tendencies and behaviors 

Big is selfish and feels self-entitled

Big parasitizes the commons taking far more than its share or what it pays or compensates for

Big is highly destructive to the environment and is a major cause of the massive species die-off the earth is currently experiencing

Big economizes by engaging in monoculture and analogous diversity diminishing behaviors and policies

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Big buys power and influence, disrupting democracy and justice

Big homogenizes culture, and destroys local community and culture. Think globalization and global trade pacts. 

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Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect, connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media. 

He is the author of The Bottom-up Revolution; Mastering the Emerging World of Connectivity scheduled for release May 22, 2019

He's given talks and workshops to Fortune 500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful people on his Bottom Up Radio Show, and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and opinion sites, OpEdNews.com

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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind.  Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives  one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big)  to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project. 

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