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What Will It Take to Turn the Tide?

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posted on Jul, 8 2010 @ 02:25 PM
Buy all of your collectibles from local people as well as independant private sellers on the web. This cuts Big Box right there as collecting is a multi trillion dollar a yr hobby.

Shop and buy only from your local farmer's markets. This keeps the money in your state and not out of state.

For God's sake, don't use your cell phone if you do not have to. Email or U2U or private message your family from your home cpu. This will cut at least a half Trillion a year in phone costs.

Turn off the tv, radio as they spend a few Trillion a year on that. For God's sake, turn off the MSM. Hit the ad revenue, when they see their ad revenue tank by over 60% they will rethink that policy.

Non violent revolutionary tatics that get the point across while maintaing some type of order.

posted on Jul, 8 2010 @ 03:08 PM
reply to post by TheImmaculateD1

Excellent ideas.

Turning off the TV also helps tremendously in de-programming ourselves from the matrix.

posted on Jul, 8 2010 @ 03:27 PM
reply to post by Mary Rose

A new system needs to be put in place that is fair and just for all. Everyone would have their needs met according to the hiearchy of needs. Everyone would have acess to health care, housing, food and education. No more fuedal type class systems.
Most things would be based off of income until money is eventually phased out. This system will be an open ended evlving system that would change with the times and technology.
Housing would be based off of 10- 30% of a person's income depending upon how much a person makes.
Utlities would be 5%, car payments 5-10%, insurances 2% and food prices would be based off of a reasonable low wage.
Electric cars would be given to everyone over the age of 18 who has a fairly clean driving history and a driver's lisence. A person would simply trade in their old gas car for this. We would have a system of recycling and using smart resources. Solar,water,wind and cheaper natural resources would be used for power sources.
The government would not be the same. It would be a commitee of people who are experts in different feilds; from medical, psychology, law, philosphy and education. There would not be different party systems rather people on this committee would have main issues they represent personally. There would NOT be a president rather an overseer who is anonymous does not get paid to make sure things run smoothly. This person would not be in charge just would make sure nothing is corrupted. It would be a random person from the committee. This commitee would be picked by the people.
Since this is an evolving soceity government; the moneterial system and educational system would evlve as the people see fit. The commitee is not a representative of the people but the voice of the people. THE PEOPLE would be in charge.
In this society there would be NO super rich or no homeless. At 21 everyone leaves their parental home and lives in a dorm for 1 to 2 years while they can learn a trade or be educated for FREE. If someone's parents aren't around someone from the community will take in the child.
Everyone will be guarneteed housing.
There be few laws. The main law would be to do no harm to anyone and have a respect for life.(yes this would mean no more abortions.) The people who break the law would be housed seperately only if they are voilent. These people would be given education or a chance to learn a trade. People would not go to the seperate housing for minor crimes but would do community service and attend a class. There would be NO prisons just housing for people who are voilent with psychologists on staff.
Rehablitation and treating mental illnesses would be the goal.
The whole soceity would strive to maintian a substainable life for ALL.

posted on Jul, 8 2010 @ 07:39 PM
reply to post by Mary Rose

As with all Depressions one of two things:

1. A new technology or industry that employs a vast amount of people and is produced in physical form.

2. A war so devastating it destroys several prominent countries that would then require "rebuilding". You get the War Time Economy effect plus the Post War effect.. This lifted severe recession/depressions after every major war up to the Korean War by which time it didn't matter because we were still rebuilding all of Europe.

We've learned though building mud huts in the desert just isnt the same.. it saved us from a Depression in 2003, but not enough to add significant growth the economy, and eventually when credit stimuli dried out, we sank back into a depression.

As far as I know, those are our only two options. Because this isn't a Recession .. it's a Depression.

posted on Jul, 9 2010 @ 10:45 PM
An apocalyptic EMP... or solar flares/storm/whatever... enough to knock us ALL back to pre-electricity levels. No comms, no computers, no nuffin.. and rebuild according to what we have learned.

Or.. make little adjustments and suffer.

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