A Theory of Community: The Foundation of a 21st Century Economics for a 21st Century Civilization


26 November 2020 – We humans are a remarkable species with an extraordinary drive to understand ourselves and our place in a complex and evolving universe. In search of such understanding, we develop cultural narratives that express our shared understanding of who we are and why. Science calls these narratives theories. They guide us in making the individual and collective choices by which we organize as families, clans, identity groups, societies—and now as a global civilization.

If we get our narrative wrong, we get our choices wrong in ways that can make us a threat to ourselves and to the living Earth from which we evolved. Our current narrative is deeply flawed.

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12 October 2021 – Our future needs a global economic architecture that focuses on the conditions for life on our planet. Tending to social and ecological vitality and considering individual and collective well-being together is possible. Life Economies have plural opportunities for implementation and they are already emerging at the fringes of the mainstream economic system. Scaling these seeds of the future requires attention to six guiding principles.

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