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Originally posted by HiAliens
reply to post by Donnie Darko
I like a lot of the debates you start.
It's basically just a bunch of self-sufficient houses built on their own land. That alone is revolutionary....
Government would be minimal, based on a Ron Paul/Founding Father model...
The idea is totally different from communism. It's just a sane, simple town.
Imagine if Austin Texas paid off all their mortgages, then installed Atmospheric Water Generators, Solar/Wind energy, and could grow all their own food, then voted in Ron Paul as town governor.
That's pretty much most of what I'm saying. Never ever mentioned a class structure and I said many times in the piece government control is minimal.
Even though a lot of these comments are projecting stuff I haven't said, they are still very useful as they show me what I need to explain better.
And to the dude in Montana,
Yeah... it sounds like you have a good set up there. What you are doing with your neighbours is just simple common sense sharing. Its a shame in a way that I have to make a documentary to remind people of this but that's life. Once people have abundant basics the rest kind of takes care of itself.
Get rid of debt and you are 50 per cent on the way to being free.
Originally posted by Alethea
It is just like a little beehive, isn't it?
Everyone will have their assignments; everything will be communally "owned" and the orchestrators will sit back while while you wave the coolie fan for them a few hours a day in-between your farm schedule.
Everything will work with precision like clockwork. Just like a Beehive.
The new religion will be the old religion of tree worship and the Leafman and the new spiritism will be "eco-green religion." It's been done before. It fell apart, too.
I doubt there will be any leeway for independent thinking or independent farming. I imagine there will be very little privacy as well. Children, if there are any, will be hustled off to another part of the compound where they will probably all live together...like boarding school.
Ever wonder why we have so many Illuminati symbols with Beehives?
The fluer de leis symbol represents the bees.
Everyone in their beehive, working toward a common goal and the queen and her court will get the best of the best. The elite will have their chosen servants.
Individuality and independence will be no more.
Originally posted by Donnie Darko
Would you prefer your ugly late 20th century suburban sprawls?
How will you all rid yourselves of our blight and presence?
Originally posted by HiAliens
reply to post by FIFIGI
I actually think a bit of tax is not so much of a problem, it's just when it gets out of control, that's when it starts crippling people. I think 5-10 per cent is a good level.
I can't do it all myself so if you have any ideas for enlightened taxing I'm all ears.
I think one solution is to do things as locally as possible.i.e.each district pays directly for their services. Much more transparent accountancy is important too.