Economics of Gratitude: Potential development, prosperity and peace through circular economy in harmony with nature
The old debt-money system, dominated by competition, is collapsing, accompanied by inflation, poverty and war. With a new economic system built on gratitude and promoting the common good, the human family could stand a good chance of meeting the challenges of the 21st century. The Gradido Academy for Bionic Economy explores such a model.
Just thank everyone
Gradido starts as an art and research project with a 'gratitude account' and community service bonus points.
From now on you don't need to switch to the member area to enter your Common Good contributions. You can now submit them directly in the Gradido account and get your Active Basic Income credited promptly.
relies on gratitude currency
Over the past 20 years, the Academy's economic bionics experts have developed the concept for the Gratitude Currency. It is based on nature's example and has the potential to solve all the world's money-related problems. Gradido follows the natural law of becoming and passing away: the cycle of life.
Stable money supply
maintains the balance
In the Gradido system, money is created on the basis of population development. The boundless multiplication of scriptural money is thus a thing of the past. In contrast to the current system, money is created on a credit basis without incurring debts. Instead, 50 percent of the created money expires within each year. This planned cycle of growth and decay keeps the money supply stable and the system in balance.
of the current financial system
The bionic economists have identified three main causes of poverty, exploitation, hunger, wars, refugees, diseases, environmental destruction and consequent natural disasters.
Money creation through debt: Over 95 % of the world's money is created by debt. Consequently, each credit on one side results in the same amount of debt on the other.
Through interest and compound interest, the gap between assets and debts, wealth and poverty, is widening.
The disregard of the cycle of becoming and passing leads to this law of nature breaking its own path. Fatal forms of "transitoriness" are financial crises, inflation, wars, environmental destruction and other catastrophes.
Active basic income
The money is distributed according to a three-pillar principle: For each person in the world, a total of 3,000 'Gradido' (GDD) is created each month. One third goes to each citizen as an active basic income, the second third is given to the state for its services to the community and the third part goes to a compensation and environmental fund to enable the clean-up of the economic and ecological legacies.
The 'Threefold Good'
protects people and nature
The basic ethical principle of Gradido is based on the 'threefold good', i.e. on harmonising the good of the individual with the good of the community and the greater whole - in the sense of nature and the environment. The individual is part of the community, and the community is part of the 'big picture', the ecosystem. If one of these three aspects is neglected, the whole system is shaken.
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