The Limits of Capitalism, and the Emergence of Organic Systems Awareness

Here’s what hit me between the eyes this morning: For centuries now, humanity has been using the free market system as our primary means for exchanging goods and services. We’ve been taught that the “wisdom” of the market is sufficient for setting the prices for all such interpersonal exchanges. By inviting buyer and seller to reach agreement around what the cost of a product should be, we assume these transactions will inform the larger market what should be produced, why, and who gets it. We’ve long accepted that this process is the most efficient and logical...

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