Abundance instead of Scarcity – it is possible. Nature provides often more than we (currently) need. And then people come and buy all the corn on the planet to sit on it – and wait – until scarcity drives prices up.
That is called speculation.
So if you abolish scarcity – you abolish the power speculators have over your life.
It would be a major step forward for mankind.
Are we capable to take it? Or fall back into middle-ages structures of barbarianism and dictatorship.
Check out Book presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4sTFkHeHtw
In 2010, the IMF reported that 425 countries had gone through a major systemic economic crash over the previous 30 years — that’s 10 countries per year suffering the consequences of poorly designed monetary systems.
Why do industrialists have short-term thinking? Why do governments charge taxes? What do tree farms have in common with giant pandas?
A foreword by John Perkins
author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
We have entered revolutionary times.
People across the globe have lost faith in the ability of government and business leaders to resolve the problems facing humanity. The global economic depression has shattered the lives of Andean peasants, African fishermen, corporate executives, and the average house hold alike. Despite claims that the current economic malaise is ending, the general public remains unconvinced, suspicious, and shaken. The promised “recovery” is uneven and uncertain; monumental issues still remain to be resolved […].
About the authors
BERNARD LIETAER is a leader in the field of money for more than thirty years as a central banker, a fund manager, a university professor, and a consultant. In 1992, Business Week named him “the world’s top currency trader”. A co-designer of the European Currency Unit — the precursor to the euro—he is currently a research fellow at the Center for Sustainable Resource Development at the University of California, Berkeley.
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JACQUI DUNNE is an award-winning journalist and founder of Danu Resources, an emerging leader in helping entrepreneurs develop technologies and initiatives that restore the earth. The company is an interface between donors and projects, creating a flourishing paradigm shift for a quadruple bottom line: people, planet, profits, and power within.
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