I’m grateful to be working on a project that isn’t angry anarchist or militant socialist, that isn’t based on yelling at people and showing horrific imagery, nor on retreating to caves and fancy retreats to pursue an individual path of awakening and releasi…
The Chihuahuan desert where we live is host to an unusual bounty of
medicinal plants unique to its altitude and climate. By wildcrafting
plants from the desert and relying on what we made out of them to help
support us, we entered into a new relationship with nature and
recognized our responsibility.
In this interview, I talk with the RS contributor and Sacred Economics author about the
ritualistic origins of money, negative interest
banking, the spirit of the gift, the morphing future of Occupy, and the strange alchemical art of
making economics sacred.
Despite being able to pay for everything we need, we do not feel like all our needs have actually been met. We feel
empty, hungry. Perhaps the things we need the most are absent from the products of mass production, cannot
be quantified or commoditized, and are therefore inherently outside the money realm.