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  •  The thing about paper money, however, (15+ / 0-)

    is that we can make as much of it as we want. And, if the accumulators are reluctant to disgorge it, we can just ignore that they have laid in a store and sequestered it. Precious metals such as gold and silver are easier to sequester.
    Monetary wealth is a figment of the imagination. What we have to learn is not to let our imagination control our actions. We need to interact with the tangible, material world. That's where the financial engineers have gone off the rails. They've constructed a vicarious system of deprivation which, because it is taken as truth, has disastrous real- world consequences. But, we can change that. Yes, we can.
    It is "not change we can believe in," because it is not a matter of belief. It is real. Willard's slogan is actually on point. The con man needs us to believe -- to trust and never mind the verify.

    We organize governments to provide benefits and prevent abuse.

    by hannah on Sun Oct 14, 2012 at 11:50:51 PM PDT

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    •  ok, it is official. May I sit at your feet and (1+ / 0-)
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      perhaps gather the drips and drops of your wisdom to become a wiser, better person?

      I'll do dishes and windows however I'd rather not wear a burlap tunic...


      The GOP says you have to have an ID to vote, but $ Millionaire donors should remain anonymous?

      by JVolvo on Mon Oct 15, 2012 at 08:45:09 AM PDT

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