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Can you name different types of economic systems that are geared to different goals than materialism?

Asked by RedDeerGuy1 (24609points) 3 weeks ago

I can not think of any off the top of my head, other than fictional ones. Like Star Trek.

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YARNLADY's avatar

The early Choctaw culture (before the European invasion) was an example

Zaku's avatar

Pre-industrial “economies”, especially pre-agricultural ones.

Love economies.

Communal systems.

Family and friend systems.

Gift economies.

Trade-in-kind economies.

Need-based economies.

Time-and-energy-based economies.

Conservation economies.

Forever_Free's avatar

Anarchy come to the top of mind.
Colonialism – Exploiting people and resources
Potlatch – Gift Giving
Mutualism – Workers Control
Mercantilism – Exports based

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