An idea that's stuck with me from David Graeber: when we use any good—be it a toothbrush, sofa, laptop, guitar, whatever—other people have cared for us by anticipating our needs and wants in the process of making that object. Because there's money/commodification in the middle, we don't think about these caring relationships that are in fact all around us.

Food is where I feel that most of all. I suppose buying a lot of it directly from the people who grow it makes it more apparent.


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A community of people who are fighting against car dominance in San Francisco and beyond and also have various other interests.