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Change the Story, Change the Future by David C. Korten

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8 A NEW ECONOMICS FOR A NEW ECONOMY

The only valid purpose of an economy is to serve life. To align the human economy with this purpose, we must learn to live as nature lives, organize as nature organizes, and learn as nature learns guided by a reality-based, life-centered, intellectually sound economics that embraces the values and insights of the Sacred Life and Living Earth story.

The quest for a new economics begins with a simple question for which the answer should be obvious: Is the purpose of the economy to maximize the profits of money-seeking corporate robots or the health and well-being of living households?

BEGIN WITH THE HOUSEHOLD

One of the most important single contributions to my understanding of where mainstream economics went ...

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