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