A crash course in changing the world.
New forms of currency could include currency which instead of symbolic paper or coin is represented in actual services. Of course this currency would be very complicated to create, in terms of what amount and type of work converts to what good/service but nerveless it could help to bridge the gap between the poor and the rich. After all, while money can sit in the bank and go untouched at the detriment of society, goods and services would be more likely to be cashed in on and bartered with…Continue
Posted on February 18, 2015 at 1:39am
Bartering is a common form of exchange that is often overlooked. We barter our services all of the time in order to get done what we need to. For instance, "I will work on preparing for the lab today if you will pick up the supplies." These type of verbal transactions can be key to getting this done in the best way possible. Why not create an economic system which is more capable of using this type of idea. For instance, dropping off used clothes in order to receive extra goods from someone…Continue
Posted on February 17, 2015 at 6:43pm
One of the best ways that we can help undeveloped nations in extreme poverty is by creating good markets for their goods. For example selling authentic clothing items made by third world countries as luxury items and advertising them as a rarity. By putting these designs in the right markets of wealthy individuals and for high prices it can very seriously help to support the laborers in third world countries who make these goods. Other examples include different types of art and any item…Continue
Posted on February 17, 2015 at 6:11pm
James Robert Daniell III commented on Alchemy's page Social Innovation - Learn
""Do the hard work needed to find a simple solution. As Leonardo da Vinci said, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication”—and it is the key to this type of design work." By putting in the time to find the simple effort it pays dividends in all future efforts towards a goal and prevents inefficient and wasted time and resources.
Posted on February 17, 2015 at 4:44pm