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Sacred Economics (2012)

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Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth.

Today, these trends have reached their extreme – but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to transition to a more connected, ecological, and sustainable way of being.

Charles Eisenstein
Ian McKenzie

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Kimberlove, posted on September 22, 2016

I found this film very moving, and it ties in with my own belief that continuous growth is not sustainable. However I wonder if the root of the problem is not money, but greed. To move to a gift economy we would need to eliminate greed and I don't see how that can happen with human nature as it is.

mecleary8, posted on August 30, 2016

Great introduction, and a fabulous short to keep the mind ticking...... The question for me though is still WHY? Thank you :o)

moonscape5, posted on August 21, 2016

Great short, with truth and great advice., posted on July 20, 2016

Help fund my music project in the spirit of this film.

Bless up!

bevbrodsky, posted on June 10, 2016

A short film that will make you fall in love with the earth, life and each other.

katwomantxstyle73, posted on February 16, 2016

thumbs up! this short film may be short in length but BIG in substance! very well done and effectively informative! definitely worth a watch!, posted on February 14, 2016

I loved this piece of art! The concepts are natural and based on common sense. Thankfully those of us who are in a constant state of struggle with money, job and finances, now have other allies who know deep inside that this lack of resonance must be explored and changed. I am anxious to read the book and certain to participate in any activity that could make my life more worthy and enjoyable.

beverlysmile, posted on January 27, 2016

Wow! Really insightful...This video made me many things I've felt but never knew how to express...thanks for explaining...

elena.keegan, posted on January 4, 2016

You are so right. We need to get rid of money in a good way as soon as possible. We need to become more responsible and helpful and of course get in love with nature. I believe Michael Tillinger has got it right.

stein22, posted on December 10, 2015

thank you for sharing, and for the work you are doing,
Being Love
A global shift in con­scious­ness is hap­pen­ing now. This shift begins with you. Your love. One step at time, show­ing love to those around you in sim­ple acts of love and kind­ness is pow­er­fully chang­ing the world.
Show­ing love means look­ing for the pos­i­tive, the good, and for God in every­one. When you open your heart and respond to those around you with kind­ness it helps them, and it helps you. Your soul capac­ity increases; the vibra­tions around you change. You become a mag­net to pull the Divine Mother’s divine energy, Her shakti, into your soul and be a vehi­cle for Her mirac­u­lous power.
With so many peo­ple suf­fer­ing in the world, we need cre­ate hap­pi­ness as much and as often as we can by being lov­ing, giv­ing hope and tak­ing care of those in need in any way, no mat­ter how small.
You can bring heal­ing and hap­pi­ness to a person’s heart by offer­ing help, shar­ing food with those who are hun­gry, giv­ing cloth­ing, offer­ing a prayer, lis­ten­ing to their trou­bles, or help­ing solve a prob­lem. In any sim­ple act, any small step, your action mat­ters because we are all con­nected. We are all part of one human fam­ily. You can be a great mes­sen­ger to bring­ the Divine Mother’s energy to the world through one sim­ple act of kind­ness and gen­eros­ity.
Every­body needs to cre­ate peace on the globe. Every­body needs to take care of someone’s pain. Do what­ever you can to help those around you who are really suf­fer­ing and in pain. Don’t neglect them. Don’t neglect them. We need to take care of each other.”Sri Kaleshwar

KatherineW0, posted on August 9, 2015

I can't wait to show this film to my students to generate a discussion about the gift economy.

p.sidney.parker, posted on August 8, 2015

The ideas presented in this video are so true and simple to understand. They should become mantras to be repeated throughout the day, every day. Share abundance with those in need.

KENNETHL, posted on June 14, 2015

I do believe in Humanity...I Do, I Do....

RICHARDP7, posted on April 25, 2015

I feel sad at the way the earth is managed now, but also hopefull we can change

Alfreda Weiss, posted on January 25, 2015

This short film has more sense in it than a big course in economics. Bottom line is what we are doing is not sustainable. Thank you.

dahlkedianna, posted on April 22, 2014

Liked very interesting

deekod4, posted on October 22, 2016

More thoughts like this will only increase the likelihood of a gift economy becoming reality. A fantastic film about a fantastic human wanting what is best for humanity, love it.

blakebennett805, posted on October 21, 2016

Great Video! Touched on a lot of things I've been thinking about lately! Thank you for making. :)

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