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The Money Delusion: In Search of True Wealth

Issue 248 • May/June 2008

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The Money Delusion

The true value of wealth.


Farming for a Future •

Natural farming in South Africa.

Making Villages Work •

Peace returns to parts of the Congo.

Lake Heroine Wins Award

Highlighting the dangers of nuclear pollution in Russia.

Natural Abundance

Harvesting the city orchards.


What is true peace? •

Cultivating the seeds of compassion.


Shifting Values

Greens may have to compromise their beliefs.

The Other Carbon Economy •

There is an alternative to be found in biodiversity.

Peace with the Planet •

We must mobilise our civilisation, as if for war.

The Money Delusion

Enlightened Economics •

Reconstructing a fair economy.

Good Eggs, Bad Eggs and Nest Eggs

Investors are under little pressure to consider the environment.

The Silent Culprit •

Compound interest runs contrary to the laws of Nature.

The Naked Banker

Uncovering the mystery of money creation.


Our Great Work •

Rethinking the fundamental system on which we build our world.

The Power of Hope

An interview with Charlie Murphy.

The Ashden Awards •

Supporting community development with renewable energy.

Transforming Tourism • &

Holidays need not cost the Earth.

Radical Rest

In addressing tiredness we address the problem of unsustainability.

Guerrilla Bagging

What can I do to help change the world?

Colours of Earth •

Introducing the Appledore Visual Arts Festival.


Short Story - Assembly Line •

When wanting more then enough means that there is never enough.

The Long View - Horace and Fishponds •

The limits of Plutocracy.

Pioneers - A SHINING LIGHT •

Maria Montessori's vision lives on.

Letters to the Editors

Poetry - A Tribute to Anna Adams •

Eco-poetry: earth must rebel or die.

Gardening - NATURE'S CURE •

The rigours of life find their antidote in the greenhouse and garden.

The Arts

Loving Gaze •

The mundane is sublime.


In My Own Words: Eco-terrorism

Review of Thrillcraft: the environmental consequences of Motorized Recreation, edited by George Wuerthner.

In My Own Words: Arrested Development

Review of Nature and the Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World.

In My Own Words: My World, My View

Review of My World, My View.

In My Own Words: Thickening Air

Review of In Her Element: Women and the Landscape, edited by Jane McNamee.

Vanishing World

Review of The Lost and Left Behind: Stories from the Age of Extinctions, Terry Glavin.

Food Choices

Review of In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto, Michael Pollan.

Guidance Towards Wisdom

Review of Spiritual Compass: The Three Qualities of Life, Satish Kumar.

Everything Flows

Review of Water: Life In Every Drop, Julian Caldecott.

The Way of Love

Review of The Underlying Religion: An Introduction to the Perennial Philosophy, edited by Martin Lings and Clinton Minnaar.

Slow Skills

Review of The Craftsman, Richard Sennett.

Thrilling Connections

Review of Back on the Fire: Essays, Gary Snyder.

Heightened Sensitivity

Review of The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the Great Genius of the Renaissance, Fritjof Capra.

Web Exclusives

Article - Colours of The Earth

The Paintings of Daniel Chatto.

Article - Seen Unseen

The importance of imagination and intuition.

Article - Towards A Happier Planet

Happiness that doesn’t cost the Earth.

Article - Celebrating Vegetarianism

An interview with Satish Kumar

Satish’s Blog - Art of Living

Satish’s Blog - Building Communities

Satish’s Blog - Healthy Living

Satish’s Blog - Vegetarianism: a nonviolent way of life

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