Capital flow, the moving and swelling and shifting of value, is an emergent property of the interaction between humans and money. Wherever we find money, we find dynamics and properties of capital flow, or rather, how money moves. Where the concept of money is absent (as in historical pure-trade economies) there is no fundamental object of money to move, measure or analyze. So, while capital … Continue reading An Introduction to Capital Flow
The term “ecosystem” is frequently used in both natural and, at least these days, many business contexts. Considering that an “ecological system” describes the nature of interaction in a community of organisms that interrelates with its environment, and that virtually every natural environment on Earth involves interactions that are directly or historically influenced by the Sun, then it stands to logical reason that the Sun, … Continue reading On Ecosystems
Presented in the following section is a selection of qualities exhibited by the system of capitalism-as-usual. Since capital flow fundamentally emerges from human existence, it is only natural that its dynamics might express some life-like qualities, just as the observable effects of breathing express the presence of life in us. We breathe; our breathing permeates our internal systems and perpetuates our life; our continued life … Continue reading Capitalism’s Creature Compendium
Let’s get right into it, shall we? Since each individual is the only such individual who has experienced the entirety of her own historical timeline from her own internal perspective, she is also, obviously but critically, the only person who has been shaped by her life history’s particular unfolding—her perpetually-evolving sensory environment. Our external-sensory and internal-subjective environments (both in their own right, and combined) are … Continue reading It’s the Environment, Stupid!