Author Archives: Harald Sandø

Overpopulation – Is It a Myth?

The hype of ‘overpopulation’ has been going on for years in the media. And even some ‘philanthropists’ like Bill Gates is promoting de-population through vaccines and more to lower the population of this ‘overpopulated’ world. Now, is the planet really overpopulated? Or will it be, if we continue multiplying? Obviously, it will be if we exponentially increase ourselves indefinitely, but there are many factors […]

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Waking Up movie: First Draft Finished

Remember Waking Up? The open source movie about a positive future with a resource based sharing economy? Well, first draft is finished. Harald Sandø (yours truly) has spent the last year writing the script based on a story the Waking Up community approved. I am not going to reveal the story here, but can give you a teaser: “When Ben, […]

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Invitation to Submit Articles

We welcome you to submit your original content. www.theresourcebasedeconomy.com is an independent blog for people interested in a resource based economy, with all it’s aspects, from giving and sharing to technological advancements, social systems, and more. We author and aggregate mind-opening articles, editorials and videos that inspire the world of our readers and liberate them from the status quo. Submission Guidelines  Topic […]

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Occupy the Resource Based Economy – Some Definitions from the Occupy Movement

Articles by Rene K. Mueller (RBE, Sharing, Gift Economy), Sushma Ramakrishna (Gift Economy). Permaculture is taken from Wikipedia and summarized. The following article collection are some definitions of Resource Based Economy, Gift Economy, Sharing and Permaculture provided from an Occupy Movement wiki site Occupyconcepts.org. I think they are well worth looking at as they contribute to clarify some concepts, open the mind more, […]

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Some New Videos On The Zeitgeist Movement, The Venus Project and From Peter Joseph On Democracy

The Venus Project, The Zeitgeist Movement and a Resource Based Economy is constantly gaining more and more momentum, resulting in a constant flow of new creations of cultural expressions like these videos. The two guys from the London based website and YouTube channel ‘London Real’ contacted me (or rather, their ‘Public Relations Coordinator’ did) with a new video interview they had […]

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Short Film Stories From a Resource Based Economy

As you all might know, I decided to “take a couple of years off” from the Waking Up movie to gain more experience, get a bigger network of movie production contacts and the likes. One of the things I would do to gain more experience is of course to make more movies. I’ve had some ideas to some shorter and longer […]

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Human Nature

I think the argument I get the most against a resource based economy is the ‘human nature’ argument. “A resource based economy won’t work because of our innate human nature”. Implied is that our so-called human nature is greedy and competitive, thus a system based on sharing and collaboration won’t work. Now, IS our human nature only greedy and competitive? Of […]

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The Global Gift Economy Is Here

Many people are afraid we will get some kind of totalitarian dictatorial system with RBE. The fear is understandable when you look at living examples of communism like North Korea, Cuba, China and the former Soviet Union. Some might even think that today’s rampant capitalism is better, but then they are forgetting all the corruption, pollution, poverty, war and crime it […]

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Douglas Mallette Lectures on a Resource Based Economy

I filmed this lecture and interview together with The Zeitgeist Movement in Oslo, Norway. Douglas Mallette gives here a somewhat deeper look into what a resource based economy is, how technology will play a role, and how RBE can be implemented in society. The lecture:   The interview:  

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