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Our status quo--the pyramid of wealth and power dominated by the few at the top--has failed and is beyond reform.
This failure is not rooted in superficial issues such as politics or governmental regulations; the failure is structural.
The very foundation of the status quo has rotted away, and brushing on another coat of reformist paint will not save our societal house from collapse.
Yet those who benefit from our status quo naturally deny it has failed, for the reason that it has yet to fail them personally—either pretending to not understand that all unsustainable systems eventually collapse, or hoping to postpone it.
Our status quo is not only failing to solve humanity’s six core problems--it has become the problem.
Since this failure is now inevitable, something is coming to replace it. We must each understand why our status quo has failed, and why the usual menu of reforms can’t stop this failure, so we can prepare ourselves for the radical transformations ahead.
Why Our Status Quo Failed and Is Beyond Reform ($3.95 Kindle ebook,
$8.95 print edition)
Automation is upending the global order by eliminating human labor on an unprecedented scale--and the status quo has no solution to this wholesale loss of jobs.
What if we could hit the reset button on the way we create money, work, commerce and community? What if we could design a social economy rather than a merely financial one?
These are not idle questions, for technology now enables us to hit that reset button and organize the creation of money, work, commerce and community in new ways.
If we could start from scratch, what would a new system look like? Clearly, we need a system that offers what the current system cannot: meaningful work for all.
This book is the practical blueprint of a new system that offers opportunities for meaningful work and ownership of the sources of prosperity not just to a few, but to everyone.
"Certainly the author is decades ahead of his time. Humanity will eventually adopt the
author's principles written in all of his books. Currently, humanity lives in delusion
that the system will continue to serve them. We will see massive changes even in the
next decade. Don't waste your money on college--buy the author's books and succeed."
Get a Job, Build a Real Career and Defy a Bewildering Economy (Kindle, $9.95)(print, $17.76) audiobook, $19.95
"Don't give this to a recent grad. Read it when your kids are born and then read it with them around eighth grade."
"Finally a book that gives practical career advice. The author does an excellent job describing the current economic and political system and how this affects employment opportunities. Times have changed dramatically, and will continue to do so faster than ever. I'm glad I stumbled upon this excellent book, and will begin preparing myself accordingly." Joseph
"I want to thank you for creating your book Get a Job. It is rare to find a person with a mind like yours, who can take a holistic systems view of things without being captured by specific perspectives or agendas. Your contribution to humanity is much appreciated." Laura Y.
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