At U.N. Happiness Summit, A Coal Pile in the Ballroom

Posted by on Apr 17, 2012

By Charles Eisenstein I spent the day last Monday at the United Nations by invitation of the Bhutanese government (along with about 600 other guests). The event was called “High Level Meeting on Well-being and Happiness: Defining a New Economic Paradigm.” I thought, “It must not be very high-level if I am invited.” Nonetheless, there I was among 600 activists, economists, NGO workers,...

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Why enlightenment is group project

Posted by on Mar 26, 2012

Why enlightenment is group project

A review of Sacred Economics Author Charles Eisenstein with Integral New York In deeply contemplating the ever increasing, ever more complicated and intertwining crises facing the world today, one can find a common thread: the financial system and the human species’ relationship to money. No matter what the problem, if one looks deeply to the root cause, it’s nearly always money. “What...

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Sacred Economics – The Short Film

Posted by on Mar 1, 2012

Sacred Economics – The Short Film

Today I’m excited to release “Sacred Economics” a short film dedicated entirely to the work of Charles Eisenstein and his book of the same name. After watching the film, head immediately over to listen to a livestream Q&A with myself and Charles. About the film: Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how...

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