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On Philosophy

On the Experience Economy

What comes to mind when you hear the words “Experience Economy”?

You might imagine the latest social-media oligarch proselytizing his latest idea to get teenagers to look at cats or babies doing amazing things.

But “Experience Economy” extends far beyond instant gratification and influences. Economics is fundamentally the Economics of Experience, and there is no economy outside the experience economy.

“But wait!” you might say. “I’m an ascetic. I don’t care about experiences. I only eat to sustain my body. I gain neither pleasure nor…

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Nuwan I. Senaratna

I am a Computer Scientist and Musician by training. A writer with interests in Philosophy, Economics, Technology, Politics, Business, the Arts and Fiction.