It is important to read this for an expanded idea of what the Occupy movement is about.
Believe it or not, it’s about love and being part of the 100%. It’s a revolution in consciousness.
The author is Charles Eisenstein. You can find his website at http://www.ascentofhumanity.blogspot.com. He has made his book, The Ascent of Humanity, available online. You can pay what you wish.
Thanks to Bryan Williams for sharing this link on Facebook.
We look to a different kind of revolution. At risk of revealing the stars in my eyes, let me call it a revolution of love.
What else but love would motivate any person to abandon the quest to maximize rational self-interest? Love, the felt experience of connection to other beings, contradicts the laws of economics as we know them. Ultimately, we want to create a money system, and an economy, that is the ally not the enemy of love. We don’t want to forever fight the money power to create good in the world; we want to change the money power so that we don’t need to fight it. I will not in this essay describe my vision — one of many — of a money system aligned with the good in all of us. I will only say that such a shift can only happen atop an even deeper shift, a transformation of human consciousness. Happily, just such a transformation is underway today.
There’s more, lots more. Read it.