Entropia: Life Beyond Industrial Civilisation by Samuel Alexander

By Samuel Alexander

Whilst commercial civilisation collapsed within the 3rd decade of the twenty first century, a neighborhood residing on a small island within the South Pacific Ocean chanced on itself completely remoted from the remainder of the area. with out choice yet to construct a self-sufficient financial system with very restricted strength provides, this neighborhood set approximately making a less complicated lifestyle which could flourish into the deep destiny. decided in particular else to go beyond the materialistic values of the outdated international, they made a dedication to stay materially easy lives, confident that this used to be the most useful route to real freedom, peace, and sustainable prosperity. Seven a long time later, within the yr 2099, this e-book describes the result of their amazing residing scan.

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Furthermore, she considered the project to be an exciting path away from their little hideaway cottage in the country, the solitude of which she said was beginning to weigh on her. The job before them, then, was to turn the bold vision of Entropia into a concrete reality, a task that they both took to with dedication and zeal. Their lives were suddenly aglow with meaning and direction, and time began moving to a new rhythm. * * * After weeks of searching, with the help of various agents, Mortimer and Elizabeth discovered an island in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean that met their broad requirements.

As he said, it was not his mind that had become sick, but his soul. This was the vague, unclassifiable spiritual condition that had kept him bed-ridden for all those months, and which ultimately led to the rejection of his corporate empire. He suggested it was not so much a breakdown, then, as it was a breakthrough. Having slowly awakened to the inauthenticity of his life’s story, he had realised that he could not in good conscience continue playing the character he had written for himself. It therefore became necessary for him to shed his identity, as a snake sheds its skin, and create someone new.

Before long the applications started flowing in. It was made very clear from the outset that successful applicants would be establishing an experimental community, and that university life would be but one aspect of a broader social experience, which would include working in the local economy to help provide for the community’s needs. Prospective students and teachers were advised further that they would be welcome (with their immediate families) to live on the island for as long as they wanted – their whole lives, if they wished – but that if they ever chose to leave, they could never return.

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