A new model
of power that may
be an answer to the contemporary crisis of democracy is evolving out of new social practices. What can peer production teach us about the society of the
Our political economy
is based on a mistake – that
natural resources are unlimited, and that it is an endless sink. This false assumption creates artificial scarcity for cultural resources, destroys the biosphere, and hampers a free culture. In a P2P-based society,
this situation is reversed.
As society evolves towards distributed networks, with peer to peer based social relations, it will affect spiritual expression in fundamental ways.
The P2P (peer-to-peer) revolution didn't end with Napster. P2P is giving rise to a new mode of production, a new mode of governance, and a new mode of property. It is poised to overhaul our political economy in unprecedented ways.