The hoarder mindset is everywhere these days-- the fear of not having enough. Yet most of those economic wonks on the news admit that human psychology drives the economy. Maybe we need a little less human and a little more animal, according to this book:
“The term ‘animal spirits,’ popularized by John Maynard Keynes in hisIn Zen-speak, that's all about creating abundance. Not enough money? Or Time? Get the well-being flowing: here are 6 ways to create the abundance mindset.
1936 book ‘The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money,’ is related to consumer or business confidence...It refers also to the sense of trust we have in each other, our sense of fairness in economic dealings, and our sense of the extent of corruption and bad faith. When animal spirits are on ebb, consumers do not want to spend and businesses do not want to make capital expenditures or hire people.”