Just want to let you know that I made a M.sc. about obstacles of introducing the transition concept in areas with not-so-fertile-ground- for-such-concepts! As a case model I used the rural local area I live in here in Czech Republic, however I draw parallels to Norway as well.
It concludes that in some cases it's better to prepare in a small group, and be ready for a positive 'Shock Doctrine' treatment, once the population is looking for an answer.
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