Antinatalism is gaining popularity within the circle of Western civilisation although the overpopulation problem does not apply to this particular circle.
So the future meets the past (retrofuturism) and the shamanic practices can be AI fodder thanks to which the land our female friend could realise her identity. The community has its statute in the roots of the cooperative movement. Here, the membership “of those whose legal competence are limited or non-existent” applies to “ those who are heavily disabled”. If I were in Adamah’s place, I would feel somewhat peeved…
The annual founder members meeting is due to take place this autumn (we can but hope that Adamah will stop sulking by this time). Then there would be the registration in the KRS, the Polish companies registry, which will no doubt bring the ossified system into contact with a progressive posthumanism represented by the community . This will be one to watch. I foresee a start to a social campaign to empower all allotments. Lots of legal possibilities are hidden in this dispute. If we could establish contact with investment land then we could find out finally if the Central Transport Hub will start. The development land underneath may want to shape up an airfield rather than being burnt. The fight to gain the plenipotentiary rights to these plots for the CPK is indeed fascinating. Sharp lawyers would start to tour the country and get the rights from shamans, equipped with AI terminals that could communicate the will of the most valuable assets and the most interesting development opportunities for their clients. Our system will change to conform to the developing reality. But this is marginal, there are more important matters.
There were two places that tugged at my heart as I read the report. The first was when I got to the point as to how future members saw their common life with Adamah. In order to get closer to what they already were, they imagined a world that they could celebrate when they would start to cultivate it together. I thought that it would not be about cultivation of land but the creation of a “livable space”. Something in other words, that has existed for thousands of years and that needed to be reinvented. If you can think it then you can cultivate it. If you can cultivate it then celebrate it wth the correct feast days, because the old ones obviously belong to the past world.
Second, when I read about what was proposed in the event of a “crisis moment such as war or pandemic”. I got the feeling of threat that I had while reading the report. It was an existential threat, common to me and the authors, that each of us opposes to the best of his (or her) abilities.
I remember the 1980s when I and hundreds of my fellow high-rise flat dwellers borrowed spades and shovels and went from our estates to the nearest disused patch of land. There we could cultivate it ourselves, eat the stuff that we grew ourselves. It was a time of great hope and scarcity, the first days of Solidarity, a time of wondering if the Soviets would intervene or not, a time of uncertainty and fear that was ended by the imposition of martial law. I had no idea as I swung my spade and planted my tomatoes that I was triumphing over my existence and the threat to it, over the future. I imagine that this fear is still present in our lives today, after the pandemic and during the war in Ukraine it has increased. But just planting tomatoes is no longer enough. You have to hide your fear under an academic staffage and shamanic practices so as not to look silly. You have to show yourself and the world that you can build a new and wonderful future in which “there will be no fear”’ and to be able to hold your head high showing that you can make it in the world, the future and fate itself.
– Robert Bogdański
TVP WEEKLY. Editorial team and journalists
– Translated by Jan Darasz