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: Sustainable, Locally Controlled
In reply to Paul Glover's encouragement of local control one needs to
consider how much a local area can support with its internal exchanges.
This has been the perennial problem with developing countries and their
balance of payments and even the US. If the net goods inflow and outflow
don't match in value- separate of maonetary concerns ( currency has a life
of its own) then there will be a net outflow which will eventually lead to
some sort of rupture in the cell stability. How to draw the boundaries- how
to temper needs and wants and how to temper distribution all play part of
the roll in the decision- And how the decision is reached is the roll of
the community whether it is a town, county, state country region etc.
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