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The Mystery of Money

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Bernard Lietaer, one of the original architects of the European single currency, wrote “The Future of Money” and “The Mystery of Money” while a Fellow at the Center for Sustainable Resources at the University of California at Berkeley and a Visiting Professor in Archetypal Psychology at Sonoma State University, California.
He has been active in the domain of money systems f
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ebook, 288 pages
Published October 2000 by Unpublished (first published January 1st 2000)
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Owlseyes
"All the things I could do
If I had a little money
It's a rich man's world"
ABBA Lyrics


"Money is a singular thing, it ranks with love as man's greatest source of joy. And with death as his greatest source of anxiety".
John Kenneth Galbraith, economist


"Money is deep and broad as the ocean, the primordially unconscious. To find imagination in yourself or a patient turn to money behaviors and fantasies, you both will soon be in the entire underworld (the entrance to which requires a money for Charon)..
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Dina
Jun 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
One of the best books on monetary history i've read so far. I could probably write a long review praising the book, but one has to read it. If you had been as puzzled as i am about the economical system in the world today (patriarchal, central control, aggressive), - lack of feminine in economics, religion, science and emotions that money bring out in people - read this book. You won't regret it. ...more
Diederick Janse
May 14, 2010 rated it really liked it
This book takes a sweeping view of the evolution of money throughout human evolution, linking five essential human archetypes (based on Jung's four archetypes of the King, the Warrior, the Magician and the Lover) to the type of money system(s) a society uses, and how successful it is at sustainably navigating its life conditions. Eye-opening! ...more
Stein Bauge
Jan 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
most important book of the 21st century
Alex Boerger
Mar 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Das Konzept der Archetypen war mir neu, leuchtet mir aber ein und meine gefühlten Spannungsfelder lassen sich damit auch erklären. Auch die Zusammenführung mit dem Geld, Bewusstsein, Traditionalisten/Modernisten/Kulturell Kreative ist ein sehr hilfreiches Model. Das Buch macht auf jeden fall auch Lust darauf sich weiter mit den angestoßenen Themen zu beschäftigen.
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alternative economics, alternative (eastern) philosophy, some minoan history thrown in ... AMAZING
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Bernard Lietaer was a civil engineer, economist, author and professor.

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