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Political Ecology of Economics

If time is money then time is capital so maybe healthy time could also become capitalized wealth. If money is a token of time’s value and capitalism commodifies time’s human value, then human values commodify equitable, as well as more competitive, investments in Self and Others as Earth’s EcoTribal Cooperative. Capitalism of wealth distorts cooperativism, healthy political and economic balance. Like its anthrocentric enculturing fuel, capitalism diverts human evolution toward accumulating tokens of value rather than developing ever deeper and wider relationships, transactions with health as wealth enhancing outcomes. A form of idolatry, capitalism substitutes quantitative commodity where once lived stronger-rooted qualitative values within our co-evolving EarthTribe Commons. Capitalism is economic totalitarianism, ruling over cooperatively healthy values made possible by our historical monocultural devolution wherein ego-nomics dominates eco-nomics, reductive anthro-hypnotism rules over sustaining permacultural balance of Self, cooperating with, as part of, human natured Others, cooperating with, as part of, Earth’s bilaterally nondual coarising ecosystemic nature. A balance of Earth’s ecological values redundantly appears, reiteratively polypaths, polymorphically polycultures healthy outcomes as revolutionary longing for equity predicts evolutionary belonging within mutuality, equity, integrity, rather than disengaged ownership, commodification of biosystemic value, hubris of domestication, proprietary distortions of perpetual balancing wu wei midway between human ego-anthro centric nature and EarthTribal ecosystemic nature of SpaceTime’s evolving-revolving light-dark nurturing nutritional values. Capital and life invested in social political and economic-ecological cooperation produces healthier outcomes for Earth, human nature, and ego natures. A reverse corollary, ego’s competitive investment in accumulation of capital, commodities, owning and controlling, powering over our mutually-held investment in Earth’s redolent evolution, interdependent, integral integrity of healthy values, produces short-term monocultural gains coarising long-term polycultural losses of healthy wealth. None of this implies that capitalism, or competition or wealth accumulation, is intrinsically evil. All of this intends to counterbalance each of these with elements too systemically suppressed for sustainable viability of individual egos and social anthrosystems, and Earth’s ecosystems. We are now growing more cooperative health investment, equity of both time (what we do with our days and minds and bodies) and money to nondually coarise Earth’s great and small transactional, transitional, transformative futures. If you, like I, respond to, “What brings you most economic pleasure?” differently than “What brings you most ecological pleasure, truth and beauty, agape within nature’s aesthetic pleasures?” then we continue our discernment into why and how our healthy nature pleasures are and are not redundantly articulating our wealthiest co-investment nurtures.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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