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On the Transition from Capitalism to Dunatopism

  • Angelo FusariEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Sociology book series (BRIEFSSOCY)

Abstract

This chapter presents a summation of the themes and arguments of the book. The possibility—and the significance—of building on Earth an economic and social system similar to that described on our hypothetical twin planet is investigated. We consider such a construction project in light of important institutions and well established forms of civilization operating on Earth, as well as the territorial and social disequilibria, injustice and frauds that increasingly afflict our terrestrial societies and which are stimulated by the play of power, interests and speculations of financial capital within our international planetary order. The possibility—indeed, for many aspects, the necessity—of devising means of transition are highlighted, and such practical solutions are contrasted with the disarming contents of utopian tradition and the fertility of some religious teachings. The conclusion that results from this comparison emphasizes the crucial importance of the forms of power in giving substance to the necessary transition towards a more comfortable landing.

Keywords

Financial capital International planetary order Utopian tradition Some religious teachings Forms of power Towards a more appropriate social order 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.RomeItaly

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