Category Archives: Gift

Sacred Economics – Money, Gift and Community in an Age of Transition

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 – … Continue reading

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Can Gift Exchange Fix the Problems of Capitalism and Rebuild our Lost Community?

Community is woven from gifts. Unlike today’s market system, whose built-in scarcity compels competition in which more for me is less for you, in a gift economy the opposite holds. Because people in gift culture pass on their surplus rather … Continue reading

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