Freeconomics and Mark Boyle, The Moneyless Man

What a wonderful concept this is. If nothing else, Be the change you want to see. And please watch the TED talk. You will laugh and possibly cry (I did) from this inspirational message.

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I just finished reading Mark Boyle’s book The Moneyless Man and found it hugely inspiring. Mark was an economics graduate and businessman who discovered Ghandi. Ghandhi’s “Be the change you wish to see in the world” became the ethos by which he began to live and Mark started a Freeconmic movement, one in which members gave freely to those in need. This movement operates in over 150 countries around the world in town and city communities. The Freeconomic Movement operates on a Pay-It-Forward ethos. As he puts it in his speech (linked below) “For thousands of years we have been looking at life through a lens of “What can I take”. Imagine on a table in front of you there are different lens and we take off our old and put on a new one of “What can I give?”

“Imagine a world where we can give without expectation of…

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2 thoughts on “Freeconomics and Mark Boyle, The Moneyless Man

  1. foodnstuff says:

    Brilliant stuff!

    I think, “be the change you wish to see in the world” should be plastered on advertising hoardings everywhere.

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