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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