A Year Without Money

“Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.” – Benjamin Franklin   In 2001, I set out to find a world beyond the Judeo/Christian/Capitalist/Consumerist structure that made up the society …

In the Time Before Money

“When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers therefore are the founders of human civilization.” – Daniel Webster Money, in pretty much any way you might describe it, has only been in use for roughly the last 11,000 years. Considering the planet is several million years old and humans have …

The Wall of Ignorance

When I questioned why I would have to pay more for avocados in order to pay for a wall I don’t want built yesterday on Facebook, I was given plenty of advice on growing my avocados, but the point of my statement was about much more than that. The truth …