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The Best Resource Based Gift Economy Transition Presentation I’ve Ever Seen

How can the transition happen, what would a possible transition look like, and is the transition we are talking about even unique in Earth’s history? And what can we do today? Sebastian Chedal presents the connection between current world changes and past evolutionary patterns. We look at evolutionary cycles, energy curves, growing cycles of innovation and adaptation. Concepts from Spiral […]

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The Venus Project and The Zeitgeist Movement splitting up

The Venus Project and The Zeitgeist Movement is ‘splitting up’. Personally, I think this is a good thing. Ever since I heard about The Venus Project (TVP), The Zeitgeist Movement (TZM) and a Resource Based Economy (RBE), I thought that TZM should not be “the activist arm” of TVP. Rather, TZM  should be “the activist arm” of a Resource Based Economy. […]

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A Whole New Paradigm

Activities Without money asks ‘how can we make the moneyless society happen’. Quoted from their FB Page: “Activities without money is a community group which connects people and organises activities that are totally free for everyone. Photography workshop, outdoor yoga, language practice, equipment sharing, poetry reading, sports, music, environmental care and so on… Every person is important and can benefit […]

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The Resource Based GIFT Economy

Resource based economy A resource based economy is a system based on the assessment of available resources and the development and distribution of those resources. A ‘resource’ can be a natural resource, like wind, oil, sun, water, plants and minerals. It can also be a human resource in the form of human ingenuity, human labour and human compassion. Lastly, it can be a technological resource […]

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