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Pledge “bbcgames”

"I will ask 5 people to write to governors of bbc but only if 2,009 other people will do the same."

— Chris Macrae, out of wimbledon, hemispheres' networker

Deadline to sign up by: 1st January 2010
3 people signed up, 2006 more were needed

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please find a nice way of encouraging the BBC governors to reflect that they are spending far too much public money and attention on spectator sports in a world where the social entrepreneur olympics needs to link in with every town

this is the 1984 script out of The Economist's entrepreneurual revolution studies on how a public broadcaster and a web can team up; jamming projects such as health for all - see. is the fashion we want our kids to see first on public tv

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  • At the moment, I am mailing this sort of corerspondence to any network that might be interested. Does it interest the sort of people in your columities or networks

    My father authored the Entrepreneurial Revolution trilogy 1976-1984, the first two parts being published in The Economist, and the third being a future history I co-authored on the revolutionary challenges of death of distance -both biggest media and transport revolutions to hit one generation (1984-2024) of people worldwide

    We are now particularly interested in mapping transparent networks of social entrepreneurs or synonyms for those who invest in sustaining innovations needed at every locality worldwide. We are also concerned to connect with those who believe that one of the economic roles of system angels is to audit minimal conflicts between all who serve and demand around innovations that multiply the most value for peoples

    Are these areas that sub-networks of your overall community are focusing on. If so, what would be the first way to openly exchange understanding?


    chris macrae,
    301 881 1655

    "We seriously believe that free trade, free intercourse, will do more than any other visible agent to extend civilisation and morality throughout the world”


    “The excitement of the economist is to read statistics to find what new truths and facts they develop whilst always valuing honest plod and fair industry. The responsibility of economics is to protect peoples and futures from folly, the avarice, the insufferable arrogance, the headlong, desperate, and unprincipled gambling”

    James Wilson, 1840s Founder of The Economist
  • If humanity survives in C 22 which of these tips will knowledge work cherish?

    if your blog catalogues similar tips, do tell us about it pelase
  • Do you know of an open survey listing civic societies of every peaceful form and diversity? Why not add your nominations here
    Back in 1984 we hoped that the BBC would interconnect civic societies; perhaps today's greatest hope for sustainability is the other way round
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Chris Macrae, the Pledge Creator, joined by:

  • Norman Macrae
  • Michael Bosse
  • Prof.K.Prabhakar

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