each one of us is incredibly creative, imaginative, and capable.
Regardless of what comes, whether it be a foreign invader or a collapse of the financial system, man will adapt his surrounding to suit his wishes.
If the "dollar" collapses (dollars arn't even used anymore), man will figure out a new way to trade. And when that way fails, he will learn and improve again.
So take precautions and get to work making the best of each moment, including right now...and now...and now... :)
As a matter of fact, we are.
Sadly, for some, no matter how compelling your argument and evidence, no matter how many facts you present, many will never embrace what we are willing to embrace, until it is in their face - until it can no longer be denied, and then it will be too late for them to prepare. The truth is just to damn scary. What I see is that many have so totally identified with their paradigm (the matrix) that it becomes an existential dilemma to question what they have always believed.
It's like they think, "If I don't believe what I have always believed then who am I??" That is just to frightening for most.
The truth is not for the faint of heart! It is much easier (for now!) to just stay ignorant and believe that everything will turn out OK.
If my need to be RIGHT is greater than my desire for TRUTH, then I will not recognize it when it arrives ~ Libertybelle
"[...] until it is in their face"
And that, right there, is an euphemism.
"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.
"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius
Well, yes. The people you mention will get their wake up call when they realize that the shelves are more and more often empty, faster and faster.
That the shelves are empty in the stores because the trucks don't come anymore.
That the trucks don't come because ... etc.
THEN, they will start to catch up with reality.
I laughed when I saw it. I thought you were serious
50% or greater of human economic behavior is psychology:
1. you have to "believe"... that is believe in FIAT, financial mechanisms, "your gov't".
2. once you believe you have to buy-in.
3. once you have bought-in, the cost of changing behavior is very high so...
4. you defend the system out of a primal need for self-preservation
Now, if you have bought-in and play the game well you get rewards, you generate a personal sense of well-being. In economics it is called the "wealth effect". Wall Street is a driver of this, as is the labor market and housing market.
If a majority of citizens cease to believe it could all unravel very quickly. The Fed is scared, the facade is very weak right now and too many of the masses are instinctively feeling something is amiss.
It sounds counter-intuitive but we do not want a mass awakening, it would take us all down (some would argue this could be a good outcome). My belief: we need incremental and determined change in economic policy to re-calibrate people's behavior.
"One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas" Victor Hugo
Yes, going from super state apparatus, with monopoly on, or heavily influencing everything, to a more liberty oriented structure should be eased into. Sadly we need to start easing in NOW!!!! but it will get much worse.
I believe those in power can keep their power and illusion going much longer than we give them credit for. But maybe it's a good thing, and the asleep sheep need that wake up call all the sudden.
But ideally, we would phase out of our huge governing structure, and ease into true liberty. But once power is acquired, it's rarely given up, especially in chaos. And that will work against us.
Will continue to call us weirdos. They don't study the history of politics or economics. They get all their information from the MSM which would rather report on a cat stuck in a tree than a financial disaster. They're not stupid, they're just willfully ignorant.
a TRUE "free market economic system" ? I doubt it, not as long as 1)we have a central bank system of fractional reserve lending, which prevents self adjusting organic deflation and the sell off of the assets of bad investment, 2)as long as Corporations are "persons", and 3) irresponsible institutions get bailed out rather than collapse as they should.
With all due respect, I will no longer be a voting prostitute for Constitution rejecting harlots.
to the question "Do we breath air?".
I am working on a long blog post on this topic giving numerous examples
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"Normalcy Bias leads people believe that since something has never happened before, that it never will happen.
Therefore, like an infant with a security blanket we cling to our habitual, repetitive, and normal way of life, despite overwhelming proof that serious danger lies ahead."
Economics from Latin means 'Household Management'.
Micro Economics means the Management of Ones Own Household. Distributive Planning
Macro Economics means the Management of Many Households. Central Planning
One of the major issues with our 'Economy' is that in reality it is not an 'Economy', it is a System of Economies (an EcoSystem) that is being heavily coerced by a few groups (Oligopoly) that profit a great deal from little or no effort. They are treating the entire Ecosystem as if it is theirs to manage.
There are a great deal of works out there that show just how impossible it is to have the correct info at the right time in order to successfully Manage millions of Households.
"Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never is, but always to be blessed: The soul, uneasy and confined from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come".
I think we all know that feeling, some people just don't want to know, they block it out like a nightmare. They don't think they can change it, so they simply accept it as inevitable. The good news is, they don't have to, if enough do wake up they become the tireless minority lighting the brush fires.
I know you are talking economics but people have always been the same.
Luke 17:27 "They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all."
Same mindset different century.
The great collapse IS coming, but it is not the one most are visualizing, but a collapse of the entire universe on that last day which we have all been warned about throughout the ages that was and is to come, and is now upon us as the sand in the hour glass is about to empty.
Yes, that door of salvation is about to be shut, as all the world thinks that everything is fine and will eventually get better with time.
" In Thee O Lord do I put my trust " ~ Psalm 31:1~
What kind of motivation is that?!?!? You see what I mean, you just took all responsibility away from us because "the end is coming". It's not, now read a book and run for office and change our future. Religion gets in the way of our progress. I'll say it again, religion is for the individual. Every comment I see like his I'm going to refute. This is no way to contribute to our movement.
The world isn't ending, so get to work making it a better place.
and in my opinion yes we are living in an artificial economy. I do not believe they would want to lose control, since they appear to be running the global economy this could continue to EVOLVE.
Countries will have problems but it is controlled chaos.
People who see what is happening are ALSO being manipulated to appear as weirdos, this is very clever.
I found it is best to keep my mouth shut and just continue to observe
how the matrix works.
"We can see with our eyes, hear with our ears and feel with our touch, but we understand with our hearts."
Yes, I am doing the same. Everyone I know are clueless except for a couple people I know of. We are seen as weirdos.
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