A Language Older Than Words - Study Guide Economics and The Goal is the Process Summary & Analysis

Derrick Jensen
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In the chapter "Economics," Jensen expands his discussion of economics. He describes economics as a way to turn all things, including lovemaking, into merely a means of money exchange. He makes the point that if one wants to look at every aspect of life in terms of money exchange, very little that is done in one's personal life makes sense. Jenson notes that one of the problems with the current economic system is that it makes money more valuable than anything else. He writes that this type of economy actually encourages people to pull away from each other in a selfish manner. As a result, Jensen says that this economic system actually works to destroy communities.

Instead of providing a clear picture of the true workings of economics, this monetary system promises a life of...

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