Author Jo M. Sekimonyo talks about his new book Ethosism: Self-Enslavement Abolitionist Manifesto (Youtube interview)

In the global environment of trade and commerce, humankind appears to have given up its natural journey of progression to improve the social order and universally accepted capitalism. But, whilst the richest continue to accumulate vast amounts of wealth, inequality grows and the poorest still live in extreme poverty. This passionate, academic study will go on to present that socialism is just another means of enslaving society under the capitalist model. So, is there a new social, political, and economic arrangement that fits the twenty-first century reality? Ethosism looks at the fact that in the twenty-first century more people than ever before have the means to acquire and own their means of engagement, participation, or involvement in an enterprise. As the result, capitalism, socialism, and communism have lost their raison d’etres. By examining the foremost upheavals of the twenty-first century, wealth inequality and climate change, plus social class conflicts resulting from the paradigm shift, my conviction is that we are in dire need of a morales nuvem consensus which will herald new social, commerce, intermerce, and political covenants that will enable us to successfully traverse the twenty-first century and beyond. Jo M. Sekimonyo is a Congolese born, American fermented and globally bottled theorist, human rights activist, political economist, and social philosopher. He has been a strong critic of mainstream economists, “these clown shows that chip away the substance of economic disparity dialogues”. ​On the Labor Theory of Value, Sekimonyo argues that in the twenty-first century, instead of the average number of labor hours, the quality of the means necessary in an enterprise to produce a commodity or provide a service establishes relative prices. Much of his writing has been concerned with “economic injustice, poverty, and egalitarianism”. His work has been translated into over fifteen languages. ​Sekimonyo argued that the ability of individuals to understand the world and creatively respond to challenges that confront humanity is key to alleviate poverty. He facilitates several workshops and seminars every year throughout the developing world geared towards stimulating debates around global social issues and mainstream economic theories. ​His more recent work deals with an alternative to capitalism; ethosism.



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