Re: [kenwilber-275] What are young adults thinking about money and value?

From: user 3.
Sent on: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 11:20 PM
Troy,

I think if anything could be made to work without money, on a fairly large scale, for an extended period of time, with nobody taking advantage of anybody else, one would, at the very least, need a group of highly developed individuals to pull it off.
They would have to be at least at the green level of development.

So what would one do with all the other people who are at lower levels of development?
Integral thinking is aware of the layering of developmental levels, and of how different things are possible at different levels of development. But I have to say that even at green, I very much doubt that the level of altruism would be high enough. 

Green has very wonderful motivations, and  might still come up with some great ideas. And who knows what good comes out of anything?

But since we are calling ourselves Denver Integral, to avoid confusion about who and what we are, I feel it is necessary to point out when something is not exactly integral.

Beate



From: Troy Wiley <[address removed]>
To: [address removed]
Sent: Tue, October 26,[masked]:19:31 PM
Subject: [kenwilber-275] What are young adults thinking about money and value?

An inspiring new video project just came out which shows that many people all over the world are having discussions about new meanings of wealth and abundance.

The Future of Money - http://vimeo.com/16025167

Here's some take-away points from the video that are so refreshing in today's world of money and economics:

  • Trust 
  • Shared values
  • Integrity
  • Local Currency
  • Transparency
  • What could replace money
  • Discussing crazy ideas without being fired
  • Different currency models should be free to compete against each other to serve different purposes
  • Gift exchange and the commons
  • Symbiotic relationships
  • Currency innovation 
  • New operating systems

This is emergence.

Troy




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