From Scarcity To Abundance

By David Kish | From the strive/drive culture of materialism to a world of possibility for all.

Resource Based Economy

Organization:<p>The Venus Project<br>Learn More<p>Solution Description<p>Modern society has access to highly advanced technology and can make available food, …

Happiness

An exciting new idea in Basic Income

One of the biggest challenges to the Basic Income movement has been answering the question, “where do the funds come from”? After all, even a basic …

Economics

Voluntary Simplicity: The Poetic Alternative to Consumer Culture

Is consumer culture the ultimate fulfillment of human destiny? Or are we entitled to hope for something more? Our current use of language, it must be …

Henry David Thoreau

Advertising is Culture Pollution

Last week at the International Advertising Clio Awards, Jerry Seinfeld had his Colbert moment (or perhaps his Jon Stewart moment). Receiving his …

The Third Wave Economy

If you are at all into coffee, then you are probably aware of something called “Third Wave” coffee. Coined in 2002, Third Wave Coffee refers to “a …

Introducing Generation Omega

It appears that the “generation naming” sweepstakes have started up again. As the bloom is fading from the Millennial (nee Generation Y) rose, …

Constructing a New Narrative

We are in the process of trying to cultivate a new world. This is a daunting process and oftentimes it seems absurdly ill considered. Yet, reflection …

Profit

A Kickstarter for A New Civilization

A few days ago, my friend Liam Sharp sent me this video from the British Television program Charlie Brooker’s Wipe.<p>The gist is this: there are …

Economics

Reinvent Everything

In an earlier essay, I considered the proposition that we are currently in the process of making a “Great Transition” from one kind of civilization …

Inventions

The Coming Great Transition

Our global civilization is currently undergoing a tremendous set of transitions that will ultimately result in the dismantling of much of the way …