WEALTH BEYOND NATIONS
A book & global interdependence project.
There seems to be great confusion as to what is the actual cause of — and ultimate solution to — the economic crisis which continues to grip the world. Some view the cause as not enough liquidity
Meanwhile, corporations continue to spend billions of dollars to "improve competitiveness", and families incur ever-increasing levels of debt to send children to college in the hope that they can climb the ladder faster and better than their neighbor. And increasingly, society feels threatened by immigrant races, the wealthy, and diverse beliefs.
But these views are only delusion. The crisis only grows more widespread and destructive. The true reality of the crisis is much more entangled and profound than we have yet understood.
Michael has served three U.S. Administrations in an advisory capacity in designing and implementing post-Cold War economic conversion strategies. He has counseled Fortune 100 companies as well as small businesses in matters of mergers and acquisitions strategy, crisis management, and ethics.
For decades, Michael has traveled the world to observe and learn from the diverse challenges facing humanity and its economic endeavors.
Tamara is a former political affairs analyst with the Defense Ministry, Netherlands, serving in the conflict-zone of Bosnia-Herzegovina (where she and Michael met).
For the past few years, Tamara has been focused on awakening humanity to the challenges — and limitless opportunities — we now collectively face.TAMARA VAN HALM ~ futurist
To act wisely, it is first important to gain a deeper understanding of why our present economic systems no longer demand mass human labor. From this wisdom, whatever new economy the world eventually creates, will be more fulfilling, sustainable, and even honorable.
For too long, society has isolated itself from the responsibilities of a society. It is time for communities to roll-up their sleeves, come together, discuss, learn, synthesize, and mobilize. Instead of relinquishing responsibility to special-interests dependent governments, engage in a more "hands-on" and direct form of democracy.
Responsibility is not the only reason for communities to come together... the fourth economy comes to vibrant fruition explicitly in the untapped "soil of the community" itself.
COMMUNITY DIALOGUE PROCESS
Conventional meeting procedures
Much of the fourth economy will be based on the exchange of
Diverse teams of people and technologies will need to come together and wisely collaborate in the design and roll-out of a fourth economy infrastructure.
Finally, direct democracy communities and intangible infrastructure teams can synthesize their efforts — fine-tune objectives and procedures, and begin exchanging ever-evolving sources of intangible and tangible wealth.
This is the wealth that resides beyond nations. True & indestructable wealth resides
In quantum mechanics, there is a physical phenomenon called
But quantum entanglement teaches us much more: the entire human race is entangled. All the articifical barriers and boundries we have created over the generations cannot destroy this naturally-occurring quantum entanglement. The sooner we awake to the
Admittedly, we have presented a quite "out of the box" assessment of the profound challenges now facing humanity. If you would like more detailed information, or feel compelled to offer additional ideas and insights, or even criticisms... please contact us directly via the following links:
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