Future Trends Blog Welcome

I specialise in  trend analysis, scenarios, strategic plans, creativity programs, personal and collective transformation programs.  In a world of uncertainty and volatility early awareness of trends is critical to survival.  I read a diverse range of information and have an extensive library of data that is being update daily.

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Wordsworth

  My experience of the truth of a dimension of life that was beyond the material world came at a very early age in my childhood from nature and has continued to this day.  I was blessed with the gift of access to the portal of what to me I called spirit – that complete […]

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Occam’s razor

“The simplest explanation is usually the best.”

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Andrew Cohen’s razor

“Our purpose is to awaken to a higher consciousness individually and collectively, and then begin to engage with it in order to create the future.”

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The Evolutionary Economist’s Razor

We need an economics informed by the evolving human spirit.

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Welcome to the Evolutionary Economist

I have applied my skills as an economist and futurist for over three decades in a diverse range of activities spanning both government and private sectors. These include: public housing, consumer protection, public sector management, industrial and resources development, Industrial relations and tourism, planning a major petrochemical plant, feasibility studies, venture capital, community development, share market investment, mineral exploration and mining, organisational and personal development programs/courses and a creative spiritual practice over 12 years.

Based on a serious ongoing contemplation of my life experiences I believe that there is a purpose and meaning for all existence that transcends and includes the material realm. This higher purpose has a tangible quality of forward moving directionality and creativity. It is from this perspective that I will be enquiring into why and how economics as a human activity can evolve.

My awakening to our inherent spiritual nature arose initially through childhood experiences where a sense of oneness of all things was revealed, particularly when in nature. In adolescence I discovered the poetry of William Wordsworth who expressed so beautifully in words what I so deeply and tangibly experienced in nature…

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Efficiency

Economics has been defined in many ways over the last 200 years. I will define it simply as the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.  It is interesting that Adam Smith, who many proclaim to be the father of the study of economics didn’t leave us with a definition.  He was an academic moral […]

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Think about it

In the Introduction to his book, Conversations on the Edge of the Apocalypse, author David Jay Brown writes: “Douglas Roshkoff told me that the larger a corporation grows the smaller its brain becomes in comparison and the less control it has over what it is doing. Like the dinosaurs, part of us – the military- […]

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Evolutionary Economics Blog

Economics is at its most simplest about human beings producing and consuming.  These activities always occur in a context – be it historical, cultural, biological, cultural, ethical, philosophical or spiritual.  Economics is today framed in a materialist context with the over riding tendency to self interest at the material level.  In traditional economics and in […]

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