Expanded and updated, Charles Eisenstein's classic treatise on capitalism, currency, and the gift economy.
CHARLES EISENSTEIN is a speaker and writer focusing on themes of civilization, consciousness, money, and human cultural evolution. His viral short films and essays online have established him as a genre-defying social philosopher and countercultural intellectual. Eisenstein graduated from Yale University in 1989 with a degree in Mathematics and Philosophy and spent the next ten years as a Chinese-English translator. In 2017, he was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey on SuperSoul Sunday. He is the author of Climate-A New Story (North Atlantic Books, 2018), The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible (North Atlantic Books, 2013), Sacred Economics (North Atlantic Books, 2011), and The Ascent of Humanity (North Atlantic Books, 2011).
-PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION-
"This brilliant and beautifully written book is a must-read for all those who believe our economic system is terminally sick and in need of radical, sacred rehaul."
-ANDREW HARVEY, author of The Hope
"If you want a convincing account of just how deep the shift in our new axial age is and must be, look no further than this brilliant book by Charles Eisenstein, one of the deepest integrative thinkers active today."
-MICHEL BAUWENS, founder of the P2P Foundation