Towards an ethical discernment of our economic and financial systems

The Vatican calls for Ethical Discernment in our Economic-Financial Systems.

The problem with our economic and financial systems goes beyond these systems themselves. The real problem lies in our dysfunctional human mind, our skewed understanding of human anthropology and the unconscious consequent infinite value that we have placed on this instrument of exchange called money. According to the Buddhist religion, the human mind in its normal state generates dukkha which can be translated as ‘unsatisfactoriness’ or just plain misery.

Read on by downloading the PDF of our confrere Wolfgang Schonecke’s article (with Chika Onyejiuwa), or read it on the A.E.F.J.N website.

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