Category Archives: Philosophy

Economic Calculation in a Resource Based Economy – A Defence


INTRODUCTION AND DISCLAIMER [1] The ideas of Ludwig von Mises, an economist of the Austrian School, have been resurrected by critics of a RBE in an attempt to show that a moneyless economy is impossible. Despite numerous attempts to disprove the criticism, the spectre of von Mises still hangs over the social movements that support a RBE. But my defence […]

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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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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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Pleiadian Gift Economy – an Equal-Value System of Economics


The equal-value system transcends the dichotomy of wealth and poverty as well as alternative money systems. It is a system for truly advanced civilizations in which everyone is valued and able to freely do what they love to do without contorting or selling themselves in order to “make money”. The following excerpt from Millennium — Tools For the Coming Changes […]

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Will You Do The Job You Have Today Without Money?


I am doing a little poll here. It would be very interesting to see how many of you would do the work/study you do today even if you didn’t earn any money on it . Maybe you would do exactly the same job. Maybe you would do it with some modifications. Or maybe you wouldn’t do it at all. I […]

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Science, The Scientific Method and The Workings of Creation


I get really annoyed when some people seem to think that science is ‘the answer to everything’. That if we only use science we’ll be fine. It is not like that. Thinking this makes science nothing more than another religion. Firstly, we have to distinguish between ‘science’ and ‘the scientific method’. Today, when we talk about ‘science’ we mostly think about […]

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