By Charles Eisenstein
Sacred Economics lines the heritage of cash from historical present economies to trendy capitalism, revealing how the cash approach has contributed to alienation, pageant, and shortage, destroyed group, and necessitated never-ending progress. this present day, those tendencies 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 means of being.
This booklet is ready how the cash process should change—and is already changing—to embrace this transition. A widely built-in synthesis of idea, coverage, and perform, Sacred Economics explores avant-garde thoughts of the recent Economics, together with negative-interest currencies, neighborhood currencies, resource-based economics, reward economies, and the recovery of the commons. writer Charles Eisenstein additionally considers the private dimensions of this transition, chatting with these enthusiastic about "right livelihood" and the way to stay in line with their beliefs in an international doubtless governed via cash. Tapping right into a wealthy lineage of traditional and unconventional fiscal suggestion, Sacred Economics provides a imaginative and prescient that's unique but common-sense, radical but light, and more and more appropriate because the crises of our civilization deepen.