posted on Oct, 1 2012 @ 12:49 AM
I found myself stuck in a church for a few hours this weekend and took the time to reread my favorite parts of the bible.
I really love Leviticus, the basic rulebook for old testament living.
In Leviticus they strongly state that you shall charge no interest to your neighbor if he needs a loan. Interest is considered an abomination to the
Except for the priests. They had a great scam, it was all about percentages for then, they set the prices for everything, and kept the choicest cuts
of meat and the finest grains for themselves, all in the name of the lord of course, it was strictly legal.
You could even be forgiven your sins if you gave your lands to the lord, and then you could buy them back for a 20% markup. And you couldn't be sold
into slavery to your neighbor, for your behind belonged to the lord, but the priests got a cut if you did. I'm not joking, look it up.
I bring this up to show how some things never change. The folks in charge, whether they're called priests or presidents, have the deck stacked in
Some things never change.
The charging of interest turns everyone into modern day debt slaves.