This is why we need a philosophy of the circular economy.

We need a philosophy because we need help and guidance to a way of living that is peaceful with the Earth and coming generations.

Circular economy seems to be a more technical subject – about how we circulate atoms and how the monetary system works with that circulation. We might ask ourselves why have we embarked on describing the philosophy of the circular economy?

The circular economy for us is one of the plausible off-ramps away from material-use expansion and economic growth. It is therefore salient to major changes in our lives coming up. Now: our emotions are highly connected to our beliefs, and hearing about the need to transition away from fossil fuels, and feeling unsure of the future, it is likely that talk of this transition will wake up many emotions.

Read more on Substack.


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