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A digital currency: all our problems solved?

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posted on Nov, 14 2009 @ 01:36 PM
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I was wondering if we could have digital currencies that all of our currency problems could be solved. We could trade based on any standard. We wouldn't even need government to pay for our services. Keynesians could have their way with charitable NPOs... unless I'm wrong about the currency. A digital currency could solve a lot of our problems for economic philosophies of all ideologies.

We could have a digital currency of corn... a digital currency of flour... we could have a digital currency of anything... and people wouldn't need the government to set up statist services. They could just be around... but this could render governments obsolete. Is there anything wrong with my theory here? What do you think of it? It could be the potential solution to all ideological problems... it would essentially render government spending obsolete if you think about it. We wouldn't need the government to use all our tax dollars on stuff. If it was digital we could do it ourselves. Plus... we can have different kinds of standards for our currency if we wanted to. It would make government spending obsolete.

Yes... there are some legal obstacles like the first amendment in our way... but this would be a great way in legalizing different currencies... and it could pave the way for the next great revolution in economics. People are so attached to paper money or to a hard currency... they don't realize that they can test any kind of standard when in a digital format.




posted on Nov, 14 2009 @ 01:45 PM
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A good idea on paper, however there are some issues with that.

The more "electronic" things we have, the more we are relying on technology to solve our problems. We open the door to economic terrorists who would attempt to infect or destroy the system, effectively crippling the economy.

We have the problem with the government and other agencies keeping track of what YOU spend your money on, and the potential to investigate anything that might seem "strange".

This would lead to more control of the population. Simplicity is nice, but we cannot afford to let our rights slip more than they already have.

~Keeper



posted on Nov, 14 2009 @ 02:21 PM
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TPTB already want a cashless society. It is much easier for keeping tabs on people.

How about a no-currency society, and we go back to a barter system?



posted on Nov, 14 2009 @ 02:24 PM
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If everyone's money is digital and they are spreading inconvenient truths, you can just close their accounts/chips to shut them up and they wont even be able to buy any food.

Sounds great. People would then be true slaves to their masters, unable to survive without them allowing it.


[edit on 14-11-2009 by Copernicus]



posted on Nov, 14 2009 @ 02:27 PM
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reply to post by susp3kt
 


We're still able to do this off the grid.

I've seen many old people that prefer to barter over exchanging currency. Perhaps they're wise after years of seeing fiat policy abused.

Sites like craiglist have also shown us that the barter system can work well in a local setting.



posted on Nov, 14 2009 @ 02:41 PM
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So, Frankidealist53, what you're promoting is something like this?

N.A.F.T.A., S.A.F.T.A., European Union, North American Union, Asian Union, Global Economy

I'll re-quote myself so carpal tunnel doesn't set in.


Originally posted by SpartanKingLeonidas
reply to post by burntheships
 


The plan all along has been to collapse the American dollar.

The formation of the European Union, the later planned North American Union, and the soon to be Asian Union are all a part of the soon to be coming World Dollar.

The North American Union was outlined in the M.I.A.C. Report, like evidence released in advance of a crime being committed, the Missouri Information Analysis Center targeted militia groups who stood up for our country, and the F.B.I. who outsourced the plan for M.I.A.C. to Missouri tried to stop the militia's from warning American citizens, because the M.I.A.C. Report is just another version of Project Megiddo, which in turn was just another version of COINTELPRO.

The Creature from Jekyll Island : A Second Look at the Federal Reserve

The thread above, based upon a book by the same name, has videos which outlines the entire process of the Federal Reserve's role in collapasing our economy through N.A.F.T.A., S.A.F.T.A. (upcoming), and EU, NAU, AU, and a host of other measures which lead to the eventual World Dollar.

The problem is that this Global Dollar will eventually lead to this :



...which is tied to these...

China Challenges US Global Financial Leadership



...which is linked to these...

Bilderberger : The Global Agenda, Eugenics, Global Warming, And Biochiping Sheeple



...which is also linked to these...

The World-Wide Web of Surveillance of Your Online/Offline Activities



...which ties back to these...

The True Story of the Bilderberg Group : Daniel Estulin



...which is also linked to these...

Where'd The Bailout Money Go? Shhhh, It's A Secret



...which makes these three equal...

Bend Over, With Lube, Here It Comes (Economic Stimulus Package In PDF's)



...which means when you walk through this...

Philosophical Discussion : What If Next Time You Clicked "Post New Topic" Made You A Terrorist?



...you then become a commodity like this...

To Be Chipped, Or Not? Owning Stock In Your Own Verichip, And Politics

Google's "Street View" Brings World To Grand Rapid's Door



...just do not let yourself become this...

Ripped From The Headlines : Another Day In A Christian Paradise? Part 1(LSWC)



[edit on 7-10-2009 by SpartanKingLeonidas]


Is that what you're promoting?

I don't see the digital currency as a means to make things simpler, except for the watchers.

Those who would intrude upon our right to privacy, our right to not become a human commodity, like cattle, or sheeple, monitored and ready for the slaughterhouse.

[edit on 14-11-2009 by SpartanKingLeonidas]



posted on Nov, 14 2009 @ 02:45 PM
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Well said Spartan as always.

I can't believe you weren't on my friends list until now, strange.

In any case, yeah that whole scenario starts with making the currency, alogn with books digital.

I think this whole E-book business is just as dangerous as the burning of them.

~Keeper



posted on Nov, 14 2009 @ 02:54 PM
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Thank you, tothetenthpower, as always, a great time in uncovering the conspiracy with you.

I have been building towards this particular moment, and we as citizens can stop the global, digital dollar, if we refuse to be ignorant to it, and thereby stop it by simply knowing more about it than they want us to know.



posted on Nov, 14 2009 @ 03:00 PM
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Wrong. I'm actually promoting a view of anarchists and libertarians. We don't need governments to control what kind of currency we can or can't print. We can use the dollar still. The dollar would still have its place. All I would be calling for would be for free digital currencies... we could use any standard we wanted to and we would essentially make the need for government spending obsolete. It would in fact be more beneficial to us... as it would render their purpose obsolete for the most part.



posted on Nov, 14 2009 @ 03:02 PM
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Except in my ideal society you wouldn't be forced to take chips. You could still use paper fiat money if you wanted to. It's just that much of it would be digital... and it would lead to more decentralization... that being we would weaken TPTB and actually give the people a chance to control the money supply. In it you could test out different ideologies like capitalism or communism or keynesian economics or laissez fair economics without TPTB controlling everything.

[edit on 14-11-2009 by Frankidealist35]



posted on Dec, 2 2009 @ 12:02 AM
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SpartanKingLeonidas is dead on. In short, not only does digital currency not solve our problems, to the contrary it exaggerates them, and also opens up a whole new can of worms. If you want this, I question your also wanting any privacy or individual freedom.



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