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Interview with a Freeworlder: How do we transition? [2/3]

What steps would be needed to transition towards this free world now?

There’s a bit of a chicken and egg thing going on here. Some people believe changing the environment will bring change in people. Others believe changing people’s behaviour must happen first. Of course, both are right to a degree. We are shaped by our environment, but we also shape our environment with our actions.

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Interview with a Freeworlder

Clearly the world is at a crossroads, with many groups claiming we need a radical system shake-up. But is a money-free world really the answer? More to the point, is it even possible? I discussed my take on these issues and tackled the tough questions in a recent interview. Here’s the full transcript…

First off, what is a ‘freeworlder’?

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How can you ask for money while promoting a money-free world?

I get asked this so many times that I thought maybe it’s time to write an article on it.

Of course, it’s an absolutely natural response for anyone to question the motives of someone like me who wants to promote a moneyless world, and then asks for money to do it. I get that. I really do. But I would ask those who pose the question to also extend that same empathy and see it from the opposite point of view. Continue reading How can you ask for money while promoting a money-free world?

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Answering a question? With a question?

My mother, in all her wisdom, always told me it was rude to answer a question with a question. For the most part, she was right. (Though maybe she was just fed up with me asking ‘why?’ all the time!) What she was referring to really was answering a question such as “Where’s your bicycle?” with something as glib and smart-alecky as “Why do you want to know?” or something like that.
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Into The Open Economy – Other Language Versions

Into The Open Economy is now shipping in French, German. Spanish, Czech and Portuguese translations. If you would like to see another language available or are interested in providing a translation, please get in touch with us for more information. Continue reading Into The Open Economy – Other Language Versions

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