Most People Believe That Money Is Organic And Inevitable We Forget That Money Is Just A Tool Created To Perform Certain Functions But Just As Computer Programmers Drop Out Of Date Tools And Pick Up Better Ones As Soon As They Become Available, We Might Switch From Bank Financed Currency To A Equitable Method For Transferring Goods And Services As An Operating System For Society, Money Needs A Major Upgrade What Comes After Money Offers A Wealth Of Alternatives To The Current Monetary System In This Anthology Of Essays Drawn From The Popular Web Magazine Reality Sandwich, Visionary Thinkers Explore The Roots Of The Modern Economic Crisis And Propose Diverse Solutions Instituting Local Currencies Creating Reputation Or Gift Economies Based On Historical And Contemporary Introducing Spirituality Into The Equation And Many Contributors Include Economist Bernard Leitaer, Media Theorist Douglas Rushkoff, Musician Paul D Miller Aka DJ Spooky , Theoretical Physicist Amit Goswami, Larry Harvey Founder Of Burning Man , And Peter Lamborn Wilson Aka Hakim Bey
Author Daniel Pinchbeck has deep personal roots in the New York counterculture of the 1950s and 1960s His father was an abstract painter, and his mother, Joyce Johnson, was a member of the Beat Generation and dated Jack Kerouac as On the Road hit the bestseller lists in 1957 chronicled in Johnsons bestselling book, Minor Characters A Beat Memoir Pinchbeck was a founder of the 1990s literary magazine Open City with fellow writers Thomas Beller and Robert Bingham He has written for many publications, including Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, The Village Voice, and Rolling Stone In 1994, he was chosen by The New York Times Magazine as one of Thirty Under Thirty destined to change our culture Pinchbeck lives in New Yorks East Village, where he is editorial director of Reality Sandwich www.realitysandwich.com He writes a column, Prophet Motive, for Conscious Enlightment publishing www.cemagazines.com , which appears in Conscious Choice Chicago , Conscious Choice Seattle , Whole Life Times LA , and Common Ground SF.
- 280 pages
- What Comes After Money? Essays from Reality Sandwich on Transforming Currency and Community
- Daniel Pinchbeck
- 15 March 2019 Daniel Pinchbeck