By Thomas Greco
Just like the proverbial fish who doesn't comprehend what water is, we swim in an economic system outfitted on cash that few people understand, and, more than likely, what we don't recognize is hurting us.
Very few humans notice that the character of cash has replaced profoundly during the last 3 centuries, or—as has been transparent with the newest worldwide monetary crisis—the quantity to which it has develop into a political tool used to centralize energy, focus wealth, and subvert well known executive. On best of that, the commercial development crucial inherent within the current international financial procedure is a chief motive force of worldwide warming and different environmental crises.
The finish of cash and the way forward for Civilization demystifies the themes of cash, banking, and finance via tracing old landmarks and demanding evolutionary shifts that experience replaced the fundamental nature of cash. Greco's masterful paintings lays out the issues after which seems to be to the long run for a subsequent level in money's evolution that could unlock us as members and groups from the present grip of centralized and politicized funds power.
Greco presents particular layout proposals and exchange-system architectures for neighborhood, nearby, nationwide, and worldwide monetary structures. He bargains concepts for his or her implementation and descriptions activities grassroots firms, companies, and governments might want to take to accomplish success.
Ultimately, The finish of cash and the way forward for Civilization offers the mandatory understanding— for marketers, activists, and civic leaders—to enforce techniques towards financial liberation. those methods could empower groups, safeguard democratic associations, and start to construct economies which are sustainable, democratic, and insulated from the monetary crises that plague the dominant financial process.
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The End of Money and the Future of Civilization by Thomas Greco