Beat Generation 2.0: Decoding story for a sustainable planet (A Manifesto)

Here is a 34-point manifesto for those of us who grew up on a diet of narrative media, however sweet or sour. Because we all know how sitcoms and movies and UX and games and books and ripping yarns work … and we all have the power to interrupt the story. (Even if it’s only the crazy writers among us that get hung up on technical terms. :))

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Why ‘Manifesto’ is just a word. But a handy one.

I’ve always been a bit fascinated by manifestos. I think it’s because it sounds Big and Important and Grown-up, and something that people who Know What They Think write, right?
Well, before I admitted to my pal or myself that I was about to write a manifesto, I had to come to terms with the fact that people like Marx and Engels and Ayn Rand and Frank Lloyd Wright and Aaron Swartz wrote manifestos.

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