I often get caught up in my own mind about the problems my generation faces. For over a year and a half I've been going around talking about peak oil, climate change, and general problems of the monetary/industrial economy we live in.
I've decided I'm done talking about the problems — I want to institute solutions. I want to see the local area where I live grow into a sustainable and resilient society that can last the next 100 years or more. I one day want to have a family and raise children and I want to make sure they live in a society and a world worth living in. I think it's too late for pessimism and doubt of society. We must engage with one another and our community to discuss solutions and institute them quickly and creatively.
Here is a mind map of where I'm coming from and some steps I see possible: