Why does the sun shine? A random result of coalescing gases igniting nuclear fusion? Or is it in order to give its light and warmth to Life? Why does the rain fall? Is it the senseless product of blind chemical processes of evaporation and condensation? Or is it to water life? Why do you seek […]
An Experiment in Gift Economics
Sooner or later and one way or another, all of us, rich or poor, will be thrust into the world of gift.
Shadow, Ritual, and Relationship in the Gift
What I am offering here is not a formula at all, it is an orientation: to understand that to give is a deep purpose of one’s life and work, to contribute to something beautiful to you.
Employment in Gift Culture
I offer this as one of many possible models for bringing the spirit of the gift into the world of money.
Pyramid Schemes and the Monetization of Everything
It is time, past time, to adopt a new mythology and a different model of giving and receiving.
Why Occupy’s plan to cancel consumer debts is money well spent
Occupy’s Rolling Jubilee idea transcends politics and will be difficult for lenders to oppose.