The objective of the Whole Earth Design Project is to confront the planet's political and economic dysfunction as an engineering and design challenge in an attempt to design an economic system capable of providing every individual on the planet with all of life's essentials. The principles on which the WEDP is based are outlined in "THE COMING GLOBAL COALESCENCE - How Powerful Evolutionary Forces Are Transforming Seven Billion Individual Humans Into a Single Harmonious Social organism," available to be downloaded or read online at www.thecoalescence.net.