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Lessons from Life’s Journey

To create an economy that works in co-creative partnership with the other organisms that comprise Earth’s biosphere, we must apply the same system design principles embodied in the biosphere’s self-organizing systems.

  1. Self-organize without central command and control
  2. Be frugal and sharing
  3. Organize around place-based communities
  4. Reward cooperation
  5. Manage your boundaries
  6. Bank on diversity, creative individuality, […]
2017-04-08T05:32:15+00:00 September 17th, 2010|Categories: Life as Teacher, Living Systems|

Living Economies Design Elements

Through a largely non-consensual process we humans have created an economic system with characteristics that most resemble those of a cancerous tumor. The challenge before us is to heal ourselves by eliminating the cancer and restore healthy by creating an economic system that mimics the structure and dynamics of a healthy ecosystem.

It turns out that […]

2017-04-11T23:12:59+00:00 September 17th, 2010|Categories: Life as Teacher, Living Systems|