The Internet lowers the barrier for electronic connection between people at a distance. This is a key force in the growth of the Network Economy and SmallWorld.

But physical goods won't be coming from the tubes for awhile yet.

So maybe "LocalWorld" represents the SmallWorld you build/find within a short distance. F2F in the Real World. (Hint, the Internet can still play a role: Location.)

Sharing Goods is lots easier when you don't have to ship anything.

Local Food.


HyperLocal information.

Third Place.

Alexander Patterns

Resilient Community

cross-over to Slow World

John Michael Greer notes that if we political power devolves to LocalWorld, we'll have to accept that people in other towns have different Game Rule-s: Two Cultures.

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