What can Burning Man teach cities?
1. Get rid of cars, embrace cool public transportation.2. Encourage self reliance. People at Burning Man control their own trash3. Rethink commerce. Build things together. There are no cash transactions at Burning Man, everything is given or directly traded for. "There's nothing wrong with commerce, but there's something wrong where you're manipulated into an icy pandemonium of extraneous wills," said Larry Harvey.4. Foster virtue (with shame). They don't explain this one well at all so I have no idea what Mr. Harvey actually means by this.5. Encourage arts. The world needs great art, it sustains us, pushes us, and betters us.
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