By NA NA, Luigino Bruni
We needs to fast the best way to dwell good on this planet because it is at the present time, together with the world of labor. we have to examine a brand new vocabulary of economics and markets that's enhanced to appreciate the current global and that's more likely to provide us the instruments to behave, and maybe enhance it to boot.
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Faced with obvious deficiencies and errors in their discipline, instead of giving in to the force of facts and questioning their own views, humbly revising old certainties and dogmas, they stubbornly turn to criticize those who criticize them. This is one of those times, and there is an increasingly strong need for a major overhaul of many dogmas and axioms of economic theory and practice. In its original form, economy was entirely limited to the affairs of a household (oikos), distinct and separate from politics (polis ( ).
One should overcome evil thoughts and feelings as soon as they arise, so that one will not do evil deeds, speak false words, and make omissions. Envy incites a mechanism of mutual damage. Envious people take pleasure in praising their successful deeds (and omitting their misfortunes) to those who envy them. This behavior triggers a spiral of hostility in which we are both victims and promoters. Thankfully, communities usually include selfless people. They break these vicious cycles by reducing enmity and spreading happiness.
A perfect hierarchical society includes no peers, only superiors and subordinates. 0015 Envy 49 to build positive relationships with peers. A globalized and equal society is full of peers, increasing opportunities for envy. Rather than just envy people that are better than us, we should respect and cooperate with them. In an unchanging world, where everyone “eats from a single pie,” advantages gained by one are detrimental to his or her peers. This is called a “zero-sum game” (a participant’s gains are exactly equal to the losses of the other participant or participants).
A Lexicon of Social Well-Being by NA NA, Luigino Bruni