Moved by the possibility of a return to the "gift economy," director Ian MacKenzie felt compelled to "gift back" by spreading the message of Charles Eisenstein's book, "Sacred Economics." Eisenstein asserts that scarcity and growth are built into our current money system; a system that means that you have to find something that was once nature and make it into a good, or was once a gift relationship and make it into a service. This growth can only be maintained at a higher and higher cost. In healing the damage that has already been done, we must transition to a more connected, ecological and sustainable way of being.


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  • Learn more about filmmaker and video journalist Ian MacKenzie and take a look at some of his other films.
  •  In keeping with one of the main themes of the book, gift economics, the full text of "Sacred Economics" is offered online as a gift. Pay it forward if you are so moved.
  •  "We've all been given a gift, the gift of life. What we do with our lives is our gift back." -Edo

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