Authority will disappear as in the past, and will concentrate on what it can control such as the cities. The country will be increasingly isolated, left to its own devices. How do we assure that for the community and not for some local warlord?

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Discussion Points:

  • Outer regions will tend to lawlessness with gangs

  • Social groups will need to rebuild themselves

  • Cant rely on centralised systems or administration

  • Role of local-area councils, services, structures

  • The importance of the town and its weaknesses

  • How would Begans grow their own food

  • Role of community organisations

  • Small clans and family groups may dominate

  • If no Google, need libraries, reference books and schools