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What’s Wrong with Capitalism? A Lot. A Hell of a Lot

Are we moving the furniture around on a sinking ship?

The ship is capitalism. There are alternatives to capitalism/socialism/communism – the predominant ideologies of the past centuries.

The new economics (reconomics) generates ethics, values, co-operation, local community, sustainability and international co-operation.

These take priority in political decision making. Continue reading 



The Failure of the Left

The Failure of the Left

Presidents and Prime Ministers of the so-called Left, journalists from the left, people of faith, scientists and academics have collectively compromised on ethics, social justice, wealth redistribution, gun control, racism in our insitututions, exploitation of the poor, environmental issues and more. Continue reading 



Eckhart Tolle is on the Rich Man’s List. Is this the price of enlightenment?

Eckhart Tolle is on the Rich Man’s List.

Is this the price of enlightenment?

 

In August, 2000, a meditator at the Spirit Rock Meditation Centre, Marin, California, kindly gave me a copy of The Power of Now (price $21.95) by Eckhart Tolle that had been published the year before. She told me she had bought a dozen copies to give to her friends. She wrote on the inside cover:

“Thank you, Christopher. I am grateful for your guidance and your support in my awakening.  May this book be a blessing to you.  It is changing my life.” Continue reading 




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