An increasing number of people is not happy with the present situation in our society and how the economic system works. Tweaking the existing system is not bringing the drastic change we need right now. There is simply no time to waste. So we need a different approach to have a balanced social economy.
The philosophy of our society should be about studying the human behavioral patterns and market constructs. To analyze the correlations and motivations to build an economic system which is adapted to our goal of well-being.
Now we use an economic system which was initiated after a war which was based on scarcity, to rebuild our society and economy with jobs, income and housing. This construct is no longer applicable as we, generally speaking, live in a time of abundance. This consumerism is no longer valid.
This quantitative approach should be replaced by the goal of improving the quality of life
By working on an economy of connection instead of competition. Where we all have access to goods and services instead of owning these. We need to define what well-being means, in order to design how our society should look like.
Let’s also be critical about the role of the larger companies as they have a great power and influence on how our society functions. Can we make them accountable for their impact on our society?
The (present) old school economic system is prevailing and leading our society. What if we choose for people first, and happiness as leading criteria? Let businesses innovate in non-commercial activities, and see what happens….