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, spend some time with these videos!
First Charles Eisenstein captures the essence of new paradigm economics in this 12 minute video:
When in doubt look to the younger generation! See what's emerging in the collective dream for "The Future of Money"
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 Charles Eisenstein as he shares a "NEW STORY" for humanity!