Originally posted by jane_of_CA
The sh*t would have to hit the fan a lot harder than this for it be considered.
[edit on 17-10-2008 by jane_of_CA]
Originally posted by feoil
reply to post by metaldemon2000
I see your under the impression they would be doing this for your benefit, somehow i don't think so. If adrenochrome is right and it is the illuminati, then my friend, you may even be denied the right to breed. They are all about bloodlines. Mine might be OK, but i don't know about yours
Originally posted by netwarrior
All due respect, Craig, the step from a one-world currency to a one-world government isn't mere speculation. It's been planned for thousands of years by one despot or another. It's not speculation if it is the most logical step. Think about it. Somebody has to administrate that currency, am I correct? He who controls the money controls the world. Such an office (or person, whatever) will only grow and grow in power until he subjugates all under his control...that is, all those that use the one-world currency.
However, you asked a question. I will answer it. What is so bad about a one-world currency? Let's tick off some bullet points, shall we?
1. As I have mentioned, it would give tremendous power to a single entity by providing financial leverage to influence the policies of sovereign nations. Tick off the head honcho? We'll just make it a bit harder for you to do business with everyone else..
2. A one-world currency would eliminate the means of bond trading and selling. I mean, you can't buy and sell (basically gamble, IMHO) in another country's currency if it's the same as yours. This trading back and forth of bonds is a *big* part of the market and has precisely jack squat to do with the current crisis we're seeing. It'd be throwing the baby out with the bathwater.
3. The financial expense of implementing such a currency would be staggering, and would likely far outweigh the benefits of taid currency. Think about how many vending machines you see a day. Every single one of those machines would have to be either overhauled or replaced, not to mention bank equipment, ATMs, and the like.
4. Who would decide what the value of that currency? Fortunes would be either made instantaneously or people would go bankrupt at the stroke of a pen. Also, see #1.
It might be called the Terran, as in "of the planet Earth (Terra)"
One world. One currency.
"He who controls the economies of Nations, Controls those Nations in All Things"!
Originally posted by Alexander_Supertramp
What bothers me is that we should be figuring out how to eliminate the need for currency alltogether ...
Originally posted by Distractions4Nothing
There will be peace on earth and real global unity some day, but it will come about through the compassion and brotherhood of ordinary people who want to live free.