Sacred Economics: Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition

Sacred Economics: Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition

Charles Eisenstein

Sacred Economics traces the heritage of cash from historical present economies to fashionable capitalism, revealing how the money process has contributed to alienation, pageant, and shortage, destroyed group, and necessitated unending development. at the present time, those developments have reached their extreme—but within the wake in their cave in, we could locate nice chance to transition to a extra hooked up, ecological, and sustainable manner of being.
This ebook is set how the money method must change—and is already changing—to include this transition. A extensively built-in synthesis of conception, coverage, and perform, Sacred Economics explores avant-garde innovations of the hot Economics, together with negative-interest currencies, neighborhood currencies, resource-based economics, present economies, and the recovery of the commons. writer Charles Eisenstein additionally considers the private dimensions of this transition, talking to these fascinated about "right livelihood" and the way to dwell in response to their beliefs in an international possible governed by means of cash. Tapping right into a wealthy lineage of traditional and unconventional financial inspiration, Sacred Economics presents a imaginative and prescient that's unique but common sense, radical but mild, and more and more correct because the crises of our civilization deepen.

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