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Sacred Economics with Charles Eisenstein
September 9, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This is an open invitation to spend an evening with Charles Eisenstein, one of the world’s foremost thinkers on alternative economics.
DATE: 9th September 2014. TIME: 18h00 for 18h30
PLACE: Kendra Hall, 5 John Zikhali (Sydenham) Road, Durban
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org by 2nd September
Please note that it is essential to book your place
ENQUIRIES: Brandon: 083 460 1222
The event is free but we have incurred costs and would like to gift Charles, so if you wish to reciprocate we would be grateful.
- WESSA Durban Branch
- FNB Account No: 50870059852
- Davenport 220-226
- Ref: Sacred Econ
‘Sacred Economics’ is about how the money system will have to change – and is already changing – to embody the transition towards building sustainable communities. A broadly integrated synthesis of theory, policy, and practice, the book explores forward-thinking concepts of New Economics, including negative-interest currencies, local currencies, resource-based economics, gift economies, and the restoration of the commons.
Charles is the author of a number of books, including: ‘Sacred Economics’, ‘The More Beautiful World our Hearts Know is Possible’ and ‘The Ascent of Humanity.’ He graduated from Yale University in 1989 with a degree in Mathematics and Philosophy and spent the next ten years as a Chinese–English translator. He currently lives in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.
“I consider Charles Eisenstein one of the up-and-coming great minds of our time. Rarely have I met a person who combines such philosophical and spiritual depth with such practical insights into the cultural and institutional origins of the potentially terminal dysfunctions of modern society – and the potential solutions.” ~ David Korten, author of ‘The Great Turning’
“We sense that ‘normal’ isn’t coming back, that we are being born into a new normal: a new kind of society, a new relationship to the earth, a new experience of being human.” ~ Charles Eisenstein