Riane Eisler on Caring Economics

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Video via http://www.odemagazine.com/exchange/2777/caring_economics


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" Scholar, futurist, and activist Riane Eisler explains the potential of an economic system based on caring rather than domination. By giving economic value to life-sustaining activities like parenting, an economics of caring provides a more realistic view of human life and suggests policy that is more coherent with human nature. Riane Eisler is an internationally known scholar, futurist, and activist, best known as author of the international bestseller The Chalice and The Blade: Our History, Our Future. She is the President of the Center for Partnership Studies, co-founder of the Spiritual Alliance to Stop Intimate Violence (SAIV), and The Alliance for a Caring Economy (ACE). Her forthcoming book The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics (2007) applies her research to policies that work for people and the Earth.” (http://www.odemagazine.com/exchange/2777/caring_economics)