The power of co-creative learning

A couple of endorsements of Critical Thinking’s analysis from Twitter

What is paramount in co-creative learning is its collaborative nature, drawing and building on the work of many others. Critical Thinking’s conclusions are the culmination of millions of man hours, worked by hundreds of thousands of people, shared by thousands more and filtered through the Critical Thinking community to be re-shared via email, the website, conversations, books, articles, videos, podcasts and Twitter. Critical Thinking’s motto is:

Thus no individual or group can claim “ownership” of what Critical Thinking has produced – knowledge is one of the most important commons. Theft of the commons is one of the three fundamental flaws in the political economy.

Critical Thinking urges us to plagiarise.

Knowledge is not to be held secret and rationed out to the privileged but is our birthright denied us by the political economy. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) don’t exist to reward creators but to perpetuate ignorance and the abusive and destructive political economy.

Among those who’ve contributed to Critical Thinking’s work are some who “get it”, ie. are pretty much “on board” with its conclusions. There are others who are at a different place on their own journey of discovery and have yet to see the whole picture of the political economy.

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Beyond Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking at the Free University has just published the 7th and final iteration of its accumulated research and analysis of political economy, How we live – who rules, how and why?, which explains:

we are at a crossroads and faced with a choice; the choice will differ depending on where people are on their personal journey of discovery. Many have yet to reach the limits of critical thinking in exploring political economy to realise that there lies a world of possibilities beyond;

– events are coming to a head; dramatic changes to the fabric of global society are accelerating. The “powers that shouldn’t be” are preparing for the Cull.

How we live – Who rules, how and why? at archive.org

Below is the Abstract of the final iteration:

Abstract
Purpose: Challenging outdated and erroneous assumptions that govern most people’s world views. To reveal the world as it is, rather than how “authority” would have us believe it to be.
Design/methodology/approach: This paper is the product of non-hierarchical, self- organised, co-creative learning; exploring the world from multiple perspectives.
Findings: Institutions which govern our lives are inherently corrupt, having been created, infiltrated and co-opted for the purpose of our subjugation and enslavement. The currently political economy farms humans and harvests the wealth they create for the benefit of a small number of individuals and their families. Farming of humans has a long history and we are approaching the apogee of centralised power which plans the total submission of humanity to its will and population reduction to optimise land and resources for the exclusive use of the “farmers”.
Research limitations/implications: Ideological and institutional blindness have obscured the reality of our existence.
Practical implications: We are shackled by our beliefs and misconceptions; when we understand the reality of our condition, we have the means to change that reality because we are the power or fuel of the political economy.
Social implications: Armed with a shared understanding of reality, we can shed our deference to “authority” and cease to abdicate responsibility for ourselves and each other to unreliable representatives and corrupt hierarchies. Self-organisation trumps “command and control” which is easily subverted for selfish ends.
Originality/value: Orthodox academia and media present a false picture of reality by design, based on abstracted data/information and erroneous assumptions. Co-creative learning reveals the nature of reality by looking at events and issues from multiple perspectives, exposing how everything is connected; little happens in the world by accident. There is a plan and Critical Thinking’s research and analysis reveals it.

How we live – Who rules, how and why? at freecriticalthinking.org

This work, started at Outersite.org, continued at freecriticalthinking.org from January 2012 until 18th October 2019. Having met the boundaries of Critical Thinking, the journey of discovery will continue here, until another co-creative learning project emerges, to take over from where Critical Thinking ceased to add to the archive of material which supports the conclusions of its research and analysis. That material remains accessible at freecriticalthinking.org.

Critical Thinking also has a BitChute channel with selected videos preserved from YouTube censorship.