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OTTP’s #Post-Simplism Movement is Manifest-o!

15/03/2019

SSDropSpin+Sddlscmb'18It is with a sense of extreme urgency that I am launching the #neuroDV_art* revolutionary creativist** ‘movement’ #Post-Simplism***…

I do so in honour of the Nobel Peace Prize-awardable heroism shown by Swedish teenager, Greta Thunberg, and all of the international young person students who were striking (from school education) today and in weeks past about the global Climate Crisis.

My own neurodiverse (ND) diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome Condition was not realised until late in my life (age 55); from that I learned of the aspie ‘way’ – of being highly globally concerned, whilst challenged by familial, partners, and other ‘local’ peers social relating – which had been my experience from a very young age.

My neurodiverse mental processing is overwhelmed by news and magazine print and online screens, does not relate well to the disembodied voices on the radio, and so I have not been ‘up-to-date’ with all the negative news, the literal madness being perpetrated in the world.

But learning about the supreme logic and honesty of Greta’s public speaking at TEDx-Stockholm for the URGENT call to action to change our behaviours for the sake the planet’s sustainable ecology, has inspired me.  (Blue text links in this & above paragraphs go to Greta Thunberg online…)

SSMadMaxMobile'18I also strongly need to express my concerns, by expanding my creative recycling visual artist practice and lifestyle into a ‘movement’ to be shared: a call out to other ND persons who care deeply (and struggle painfully) at the totally illogical way that our societies are functioning and managed.

It is a call to passionate grassroots action and empowerment – through creativity – by, and for, neurodiverse younger and older persons.

 

* #neuroDV_art –  see OTTPs creativist works and actions @post_simplist.one on ig from here;

plus see more  #neuroDV_fotoart  posts also  @s.walkr.luc on instagram – from this link…

** creativist = creative activist

*** simplism = a simplification that goes too far (to the point of misrepresentation); an act of excessive simplification; the act of making something seem simpler than it really is

The #Post-Simplism (P-S) Manifesto

A personal and planetary political 13-step Creativist Recovery process and programme

1. Post-Simplism is a movement by and for the highly intelligent and globally-caring neurodiverse persons of planet Earth…

2. Post-Simplism manifestly recognises that the time of simplist views re the planetary and humanity evolution have passed their excusable date…

3. Post-Simplism is a call-to-join an alternative #neuroDV_art creative movement that is eco- and persons-sustainable on all levels…

4. The ‘Simplism’ of P-S honours simplicity and the maxim ‘Live simply that others may simply live’…

5. The ‘Post’ of P-S references the social media age of the blog / vlog / ig / twitter / other posting as valid, non-verbal, ‘alone-friendly’ communication…

6. Post-Simplism embraces any and all forms of recycling of resources: products and philosophies and practicality…

7. Post-Simplism rejects any and all forms of fundamentalism as non-logical and highly-imbalanced…

8. Post-Simplism favours ‘difference ability’ over disabled / abled / non-disabled concepts and rejects conformity to a ‘normal’.  Simplism is a reclaiming of the term ‘simple’ as it has been used derogatively or condescendingly…

9. Post-Simplism reaches out across (& beyond) the globe, amongst the varied categories of Earth citizens, and across the several dimensions of being…

10. Post-Simplists embrace the honesty and integrity that is ‘walking their talk’ re addressing the global / humanity crisis and evolution…

11. Post-Simplists communicate in their neurodiverse (non-neuro-typical) way: at their pace, in their style, with their integrity…

12. Post-Simplists favour gratitude versus greed; creativism versus consumerism; creative recycling mindfulness versus new product retail therapy; they favour – wherever and whenever possible – logical & local eco-revolution: trains v. planes, trolley v. taxi, paper v. plastic, vegetarian v. omnivore, humanism v. religion/dogma, community v. centralisation, local business v. online budget spending, etc…

13. Post-Simplism will commit to updating (&/or rearranging the steps of) the P-S Manifesto with new knowledge, new insight, and with space and time…

 

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