By Jonathan Dawson, Schumacher College
We need to transcend our current paradigm in which cognitive, intellectual ways of knowing are privileged at the expense of all others and in which didactic methods continue to dominate.
By Jonathan Dawson, Transition Network
Economics as we know it today is broken. Unable to explain, to predict or to protect, it is need of root-and-branch replacement. Or, to borrow from Alan Greenspan, it is fundamentally ‘flawed’. But where do we look for inspiration in facilitating what is the mother of all paradigm shifts? Interestingly enough, the most insightful and strikingly innovative ideas seem to be coming from all directions other than the economics profession.