Relationships of Value

by Loughlin Hickey & Charles Wookey

Human Value cannot be subordinated to market value

When, as citizens, we make far-reaching decisions, it is all too familiar to see the headlines reporting how the markets have reacted. The risk is that we are being drawn to the markets and financial value to define what is good and bad for us as people. In short the benefit to us as people, the “human value”, is in danger of being subordinated to market value. We need to think carefully about the values system we choose to embrace.

This piece was originally published in the Jericho Chambers Magazine ‘Revolutionary Times’.