Chapter 9 [Australianism, by John Fisher]

[Editor: This is a chapter from Australianism (1954) by John Fisher.] The new world The superb administrative and organising skills found throughout society are essential for the building of the new world. A comprehensive community concept covering all aspects of human activity must be the basis of all planning. The warm sympathies and lofty ideals […]

Chapter 8 [Australianism, by John Fisher]

[Editor: This is a chapter from Australianism (1954) by John Fisher.] Practical revolution In order to bring about the desired re-organisation of human affairs, the supreme need is for every individual to picture in his mind the kind of leisured life he would like to lead in a beautiful home setting. Nearly all the heaped […]

Chapter 7 [Australianism, by John Fisher]

[Editor: This is a chapter from Australianism (1954) by John Fisher.] The land On the land, the assorted shallow beliefs of civilisation pervert human aspirations and relationships no less than in the cities. Few people live in order to achieve an immortal happiness, but direct their whole lives to the pursuit of “expanding markets,” which, […]

Chapter 6 [Australianism, by John Fisher]

[Editor: This is a chapter from Australianism (1954) by John Fisher.] Sectional thinking. Arising from the failure to achieve an understanding of natural law, is a fantastic superincumbence of capital and bureaucratic works vastly in excess of real human needs. Specialists can plan centralised societies infinitely more wonderful and spectacular than our present cities, and […]

Chapter 5 [Australianism, by John Fisher]

[Editor: This is a chapter from Australianism (1954) by John Fisher.] Law no. 3: The law of economics. The third law enables any person to understand easily the basic structure of a society fashioned according to an enlightened conception of the human personality. It is based on the fact that all production takes place in […]