We’ve been enculturated to think of economics as a cold, boring, academic subject devoid of connection to humanity’s heart and soul. In fact it is intimately connected and potentially one of the most juicy, alive, rich ways of understanding and evolving our humanity, our purpose and our future.
Economics is one of the most essential fields of agreements on how we hold our collective self-image, how we develop our collective self esteem. It is how we agree to take care of each other – how we hold every other human being on the planet in relationship. It holds the promise of manifesting a system of intrinsic love, social justice and caring into society. And it can embody a way of right relationship with the Earth.
To start to understand a new paradigm for economics, money and value and how we interact with the world, I invite you to “spend” some time with these videos. They represent an emerging paradigm for economics that I believe can change our world in a fundamental way – one that is prerequisite for achieving social justice, environmental sustainability and peace on this good Earth – our Lover Earth.
Many more to come soon! Including those of my own creation. If you need a break -see the last video!
First Charles Eisenstein captures the essence of new paradigm economics in this 12 minute video:
And watch the latest from Bernard Lietaer – this says it well!
and to understand this new currency world:
When in doubt look to the younger generation! See what’s emerging in the collective dream for “The Future of Money”
And let’s step back a second and let Eileen Workman explain the place of Capitalism in human evolution:
Here is an analogy to open-source software for our money system from the Metacurrency project. Check it out!
And let’s hear from Jean-Francois Noubel on Collective Intelligence and the Collective Intelligence Research Institute:
AND THEN Bernard Lietaer speaks briefly about Sustainability & Money:
THEN CHECK OUT this short PREZI video on the MetaCurrency Project by Alan Rosenblith and the Team at http://www.metacurrency.org
(KEEP CLICKING ON THE RIGHT ARROW WHEN EACH SHORT VIDEO SEGMENT ENDS -it’s a series of MANY SHORT VIDEOS (10 MINUTES WORTH) inside one video).
And then listen to crystal clear Francis Ayley as he so eloquently explains the best of local currency systems:
THEN CHECK OUT Charles Eisenstein as he shares a “NEW STORY” for humanity!
AND THEN Bernard Lietaer illuminates the fundamentals of true economics. (For the more “academic economics” oriented.
For Part II go to the YouTube site at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJdwYGI-9Tc&feature=fvwrel
AND Charles again on the foundation of Gift Economy:
For One of Nature’s finest most inspiring shows of beauty! Watch this one.
Double click the movie after it’s started to see full screen! – BEAUTIFUL!
And turn your sound up!
Thanks to Tor Even Mathisen at http://tittentem.no/