Stories by Charles Eisenstein

Charles Eisenstein is an essayist and author of the books Sacred Economics and The Ascent of Humanity.  subscribe to Charles Eisenstein's feed

Posted on: Aug 2, 2014, Source: Sacred Economics

Sometimes it is a small thing, seemingly a trivial thing, that stabs right through me.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2014, Source: The Fix

Instead of a moral failing or physiological malfunction, is addiction an adaptive response to circumstances?

Posted on: Dec 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Why we need a new story that gives meaning to the world.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2012, Source: Reality Sandwich

Joseph Chilton Pearce, one of the elders of the human potential movement, lives with the contradiction that everything is possible, yet nature's plan has gone awry.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2012, Source: Shareable

Our capital-based economy isn't working. David Graeber's <i>Debt: The First 5,000 Years</i> explains why, and points to what real wealth might look like.

Posted on: Jan 1, 2012, Source: Shareable

The reclamation of the gift-based commonwealth not only hastens the collapse of a growth-dependent money system, it also mitigates its severity.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2011, Source: Reality Sandwich

Occupy Wall Street should not be content with half-measures, even as it encourages and applauds the tiny hundredth-measures that might come first.