Sooner or later and one way or another, all of us, rich or poor, will be thrust into the world of gift.
The purpose of experimenting is to learn. The next step is to integrate that learning into a new and bolder experiment.
Let’s replace our fixation on growth with a steady-state economy focusing on lower consumption, leisure and ecological health.
You know folks, I’m a bit worried about my 16-year-old son, Jimi. When he was 13, he grew three inches. When he was 14, he grew five inches. When he was 15 his growth slowed to three inches, and no matter how much I feed him, now he isn’t growing at all past his current six-one. Could someone please tell me how to achieve sustainable growth for my son, so that he can keep getting bigger forever?
I am not proposing this idea to Facebook as some quixotic exercise in altruism. I am making a serious business propos
Perhaps selfishness is not human nature; perhaps it is an artifact of our system.