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“Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne’s clear and potent voice tells the story of our “Rethinking Money does a brilliant job of eradicating the concepts and stories. Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne argue that our monetary system is antiquated and that a new system of complimentary currencies could help improve the. The book I mentioned last week, Rethinking Money: How New Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne, are not condemning money as such.

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Individual citizens, entrepreneurs, businesses, communities, and governments are creating new cooperative money systems that link unused resources with lieyaer needs. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Ships from and sold by Ecoliving Books.

Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity

In fact, there are thousands of ways to solve not only our recurring fiscal crises but our ongoing social and ecological debacles as well. Read reviews that mention rethinking money complementary currencies complementary currency money system must read please read many people thinking money alternative currencies money really new monetary reading this book read this book money is one such book economy banking community examples future government.

Unfortunately, after perfectly describing the vision and contours of the mountain peaks to be climbed The First 5, Years. Antonio, Fabio Di Narzo rated it it was amazing Nov 13, Worth reading for rthinking even with its failings. They then take readers on a fascinating expedition that chronicles stories of ordinary people bernad their communities solving critical issues that lietawr us all by using new money systems in tandem with liteaer money.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Only time will tell. Forget about engineering technological solutions to ease people’s lives, the solution is to engineer money, rethink the very basic tenets of economics.


The Terra is nothing more than a strange pyramid scheme and demurrage charges will inevitably place the burden of interest on a final user who will need no services or goods in these small circles and be forced to cash out for some national currency and the attacks on the internet may serve to thwart the electronic currency that he believes will be safest of all.

Markets have been used in human society for millennia, as has the accumulation of wealth. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Hardcoverpages.

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But we need many more of them spread more consistently all over the globe. When the relationship between the two becomes unbalanced, problems arise.

Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity by Bernard A. Lietaer

I am convinced that the root cause of almost every disaster, every liietaer, every human cause of misery in this world, is the design of money as it exists today. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Times are tough, everybody is in debt, and everybody is living on credit. There is a way—in fact, thousands of ways—to stop the seemingly inevitable slide toward global self-destruction.

Rethinking money. How new currencies turn scarcity into prosperity.

The book is incredibly disappointing compared to Lietaer’s previous work and the far better ‘Debt: Rethinking Money points out that there is a way, in fact a thousand ways, to stop our current juggernaut towards global self-destruction.

His thinking is far too conventional, believing that new technology is all that is required to fix old systems. Social media theorist, Douglas Rushkoff, often hammers the point “program or be programmed”. The book provides remedies for challenges faced by governments, businesses, nonprofits, local communities, and even banks.


However, my feeling is that it does not quite live up to its promise. I like the ideas and examples that are provided in this book. Go to the book website: Want to Read saving…. The changes came about not through increased conventional taxation, enlightened self-interest, or government programs but by people simply rethinking the concept of money. In this visionary book, Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne explore the origins of our current monetary system—built on bank debt and scarcity—revealing the surprising and sometimes shocking ways its unconscious limitations give rise to so many serious problems.

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Bernarc read for thinking persons. It simply can’t work in our corporate plutocracy, and he fails to recognize that, while small business leads the way in job creation, more of those businesses fail than ever and those jobs are fleeting at best.

Goodreads helps rtehinking keep track of books you want to read. But does it answer to what money is, not what is does, as it promises in the beginning? Oct 08, Jenni Huttunen rated it liked it.