Rainforest Mind: Gifts, transactions and why it’s hard to stay grateful

Rainforest Mind: Gifts, transactions and why it’s hard to stay grateful

 
 
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Why are gifts so important? Is everything a gift? What’s the difference between a gift economy and a transaction economy? Why is it hard to stay grateful?

Today’s episode was partly inspired by Robin Wall Kimmerer’s Braiding Sweetgrass. I also mention this talk by Ven. Shenyn: The Life of a Wondering Monk

You can view all the episodes of Rainforest Mind here.

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