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 historical past of cash from old reward economies to fashionable capitalism, revealing how the money method has contributed to alienation, festival, and shortage, destroyed neighborhood, and necessitated never-ending progress. at the present time, those tendencies have reached their extreme—but within the wake in their cave in, we might locate nice chance to transition to a extra hooked up, ecological, and sustainable approach of being.
This booklet is ready how the cash process should change—and is already changing—to include this transition. A generally built-in synthesis of conception, coverage, and perform, Sacred Economics explores avant-garde techniques 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, chatting with these serious about "right livelihood" and the way to dwell in line with their beliefs in a global probably governed via cash. Tapping right into a wealthy lineage of traditional and unconventional fiscal idea, Sacred Economics presents a imaginative and prescient that's unique but common-sense, radical but mild, and more and more suitable because the crises of our civilization deepen.

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