What would the world look like if we designed for generosity? Instead of assuming that people want to simply maximize self-interest, what if our institutions and organizations catered to our deeper motivations? This compelling TEDx talk explores this question and introduces the concept of Giftivism: the practice of radically generous acts that change the world. …
Category Archive: The Economics of Love
Our gifts are our love to give
What we have to understand is that our gifts are our love expressed here on earth. So if your gift is art or music or engineering and if this is what you love to do than this is your love.
I was watching a show on frontline on PBS the other day about health care reform and they talked about how the doctors in Germany didn’t get paid as much as in the US. Nor did the insurance companies make as much money nor the pharmaceutical companies.
By Kute Blackson We live in amazing times, we can build big buildings, invent the internet, send people walking across the moon, create fancy Iphones, keep breasts young forever, make vitamins to give you energy, and Viagra to keep it up and Prozac to keep it down, build bombs to wipe out millions in a …
I want to introduce you to an artist in Seattle called Henry Ward. What makes him unique and an inspiration to us all and a true Dream Warrior is his commitment to his work, his art and the expression of it to help others. He was so committed in fact or moved or called, that he was willing to live in his car and work for free.
Karl Rabeder grew up poor and thought that life would be wonderful if he had money. But when he got rich, Karl discovered that he was unhappy … so he decided to give away every penny of his £3 million fortune
If you have something to share that is information based. Now you have no excuse. the Internet is the sharing highway because it really facilitates sharing in ways that mankind has never had before. And if you are wondering why sharing is so important please check out “The Economics of Love.” Whatever your gift is: be it writing, or film-making, music, cooking, teaching, painting, photography, if it is information based, than the Internet is for you. Gone are the days when the gatekeepers; the publishers, TV networks, movie studios, agents etc., controlled what you were allowed to share. Now the Internet is the information aggregator and we can bypass the gatekeepers.