What is the free market consumer ideology? How does its assumptions affect our lives? In this “The One You Feed” podcast, guest Peter Block discusses concepts from his book, An Other Kingdom, including the pillars of the free market consumer ideology: Scarcity, Certainty, Perfection, and Privatization. As people search for meaning and freedom, Peter shares how neighborliness and covenant are part of an
alternative narrative.

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Quotes:

“Questions bring us together. Answers alienate us.”

“The scarcity mindset is a lie. There is enough.”

“The ‘how’ question destroys our faith in each other, as if the only thing that matters is how long, how much, how predicable.”

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