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Resources from Tom Atlee on Economics

OK, so this entire email from Tom Atlee has been sitting in my inbox for a bit — I keep coming back to it and forwarding it to others.

Check these out — just because they are brilliant. Thanks again, Tom.

This is, for me, the most inspiring TED Talk I’ve ever seen.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CLJwYW6-Ao
Silver Donald Cameron – Bhutan: The Pursuit of Gross National Happiness

And here are a film and a book that expand and deepen the view that economics can and should be about generating good lives in a good society in a good world – in ways that speak to the cultures, realities and daily lives that most of us live in.

The film is the upcoming movie “Money and Life”
http://moneyandlifemovie.com/wp/
– see especially the “extended trailer”, clip #2 at the bottom of the page

The book is “Sacred Economics” by Charles Eisenstein,
http://charleseisenstein.com/
for me the most significant book I’ve read in a decade,
about which I’ll have more to say later
but you can read a preview article at
http://www.countercurrents.org/eisenstein250410.htm

Finally, I offer this as a good closing poem for this email:
http://drewdellinger.org/pages/video/282/drew-dellinger-poem-planetize-the-movement.

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