April 21st, 2012 | Currency, D.I.Y., alternative, Charles Eisenstein, currency, economy, gift, Ian MacKenzie, sacred economics, Sustainable, transition
Sacred Economics with Charles Eisenstein – A Short Film from Ian MacKenzie on Vimeo.
Directed by Ian MacKenzie
Produced by Velcrow Ripper, Gregg Hill, Ian MacKenzie
Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth.
Today, these trends have reached their extreme – but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to transition to a more connected, ecological, and sustainable way of being.
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This short contains some visuals from the upcoming feature doc Occupy Love
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