In the world we want, everybody fits.
The world we want is a world
in which many worlds fit.
— Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional
When a system is far from equilibrium,
small islands of coherence in a sea of chaos
have the capacity to lift the entire system to a higher order.
— Ilya Prigogine
The commons is not some vague utopian fantasy or ideology.
It is a social universe of actual projects meeting the serious needs of ordinary people.
Commoning is a practical, transformative cultural enterprise.
— David Bollier