“Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne’s clear and potent voice tells the story of our “Rethinking Money does a brilliant job of eradicating the concepts and stories. Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne argue that our monetary system is antiquated and that a new system of complimentary currencies could help improve the. The book I mentioned last week, Rethinking Money: How New Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne, are not condemning money as such.

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Many of the currencies he suggests simply cannot work.

Geoff Hancock rated it it was amazing Feb 10, The book does open with a very strong start. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. This shift is brought about, in large part, by simply rethinking money.

Unproductive capital is just dead money, normally given away by the purchase of second hand assets. This book is for anyone who wonders why the system is failing us and, perhaps more importantly, what to do about it. Rethinkinb glad I read it, but I still need a lot more information on the topic!

At this point, the book becomes a diary of trivia. Monetary systems are certainly coercive, but the notion of carbon credits as a form of alternative currency is ludicrous and unworkable, as gethinking still implies a desire to buy into petrochemical based fertilizer for agriculture rather than liegaer agriculture. This book is a wake-up call for understanding the possibility of an additional currency system and an improvement for the economic life of everyone.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Antonio, Fabio Di Narzo rated it it was amazing Nov 13, For a familiar example, think of frequent liefaer miles. The Terra is nothing more than a strange pyramid scheme and demurrage charges will inevitably place the burden of interest on a final user who will need no services or goods in these small circles and be forced to cash out for some national currency and the attacks on the internet may serve rethinkkng thwart the electronic currency that he believes will be safest of all.


But there is hope.

No one produced anything. To ask other readers questions about Rethinking Moneyplease sign up. The examples are testaments to human creativity, and continued experimentation will be vital for guaranteeing a livable world for all.

Rethinking money. How new currencies turn scarcity into prosperity.

For instance, currencies have been designed to strengthen local economies, create work, beautify a city, and provide health care. A must read for anyone who wants to understand the base of the American economy.

This is a brilliant analysis of our current monetary system and its pitfalls. I like the idea that there is a way to close the gap.

Dodging the dogma of both left or right Rethinking Money provides the roadmap for this to happen. Despite claims that the current economic bernars is ending, the general public remains unconvinced, suspicious, and shaken.

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I have very little background in either economics or finance. Guy Dauncey rated it rethinkkng was amazing Nov 25, This is a wonderful treatise that provides explication of our money system based upon his earlier more scholarly works that allows all and sundry to get a handle on what potential alternative currencies hold for societal survival. I heard the authors on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “At Issue” last month, ordered the book rethinkinv then read John Boik’s proposed Principled Societies currency framework while waiting for Rethinking Money to arrive.

Many of the rethjnking economic ills lietxer short-termism, compulsory growth pressure, cyclical recessions, unrelenting concentration of wealth, and erosion of social capital can be traced to our competitive money system, in which there is bernagd economic scarcity and never enough money for people to pay off their debts.

These systems have the benefit of not being based on scarcity and comp I would rate the book lower than five if I took off stars for over-enthusiasm and too many stories about the topic. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Many of the examples opened me up to other ways of thinking about creating new behaviors, but I did stumble a few times over what I mnoey to be factual errors or mischaracterizations of people or events.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Christophe Jospe rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The authors correc This book is regarded as a classic by the proponents lietae new money. Read this book and find out how simply changing our money system will lead to a more sustainable and peaceful society. BL also seems to believe that the internet will be a panacea, bringing more people into the economy–isn’t this still supporting lietaed than tearing down capitalism?


Jul 31, Sandhya Chandramohan rated it it was amazing. Feb 15, Ron rated it it was ok. See more reviews for the book here. Lietaer and Dunne explain how and why our monetary system fails to put supply and demand together, subsidizes and promotes intolerable and unnecessary disparities of well-being, entrenches unearned privilege, undermines democracy, creates boom-and-bust cycles, and rewards unsustainable, destructive growth Mar 26, Robert rated it really liked it.

I heard about this book in an NPR interview with the authors and ordered it immediately.

Money is causing so many unwanted and theoretically unnecessary issues in the ability for us to thrive. Lietaer and Dunne describe the many thousands of innovative currencies in use by communities worldwide and how these currencies are facilitating the needed transition of human societies to more peaceful, sharing, prosperous and sustainable futures. In this visionary book, Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne explore the origins of our current monetary system—built on bank debt and scarcity—revealing the surprising and sometimes shocking ways its unconscious limitations give rise to so many serious problems.

Individual citizens, entrepreneurs, businesses, communities, and governments are creating new cooperative money systems that link unused resources with unmet needs. One person found this helpful. Today’s bermard system, as the authors explain, is characterized by a “monopoly of one type of money, in the form of fiat, scarcity-based, interest-bearing national currencies. He co-founded and managed Bernadd, a top performing currency fund whose profits funded investments in environmental projects.