40 minute crash course on the economy

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40 minute crash course on the economy

Post by neon tetra » Mon Oct 10, 2011 11:24 pm

An honest, non-partisan look at where we are economically & how/why we got here.




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Re: 40 minute crash course on the economy

Post by maryanimal » Mon Oct 10, 2011 11:47 pm

Hey NT! Nice to see you hon! Where've you been?
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Re: 40 minute crash course on the economy

Post by neon tetra » Tue Oct 11, 2011 5:19 am

Not much, staying out of trouble. I skipped the burn this year due to $ issues & some other things. It wasn't so bad, but the night of the temple burn was really odd. I definitely felt some vibrations from it all the way on the other side of the continent.
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Re: 40 minute crash course on the economy

Post by Elderberry » Tue Oct 11, 2011 11:58 am

This might be the first thing you posted that I find no objection to.

However, he should have made a 4 of 4. Almost anyone can explain what has happened (it's that hind-sight thing); but what is his solution?
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Re: 40 minute crash course on the economy

Post by neon tetra » Tue Oct 11, 2011 12:31 pm

IMHO, the biggest problem at the present moment is that there's not a clear understanding of exactly where we are & how we got here. And without that, I doubt that a proper solution can be formulated.

I agree with most (not all) of the unofficial 'proposals' I've seen from OWS movement folks, but it's a *discussion* really more than anything. It's an evolutionary process. It gets criticized for having no official leader & no specific dogma, but that's only because people aren't used to actual democracy.

It's also a rather complex topic. Not the kind of thing you can sum up in a few soundbites & slogans. So it flies way over the heads of most people. (I don't have a statistic for that, but it's honestly how it seems)
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Re: 40 minute crash course on the economy

Post by maryanimal » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:17 pm

I'm doing good NT. I'm really glad to see you here again! I missed the temple burn and I could kick myself too for it. Hopefully this year I can put somethings in the temple and stay. We'll see.
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Re: 40 minute crash course on the economy

Post by Eric » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:24 pm

Definitely a good listen, I'm with JK in thinking it cuts off too soon. I wish we could hear the rest of the lecture.
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Re: 40 minute crash course on the economy

Post by Elderberry » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:48 pm

HUH!!!???? Did you listen to those videos you posted from beginning to end? Didn't the author present a clear explanation of exactly where we are and how we got here? It made sense to me; but then again, I'm not a financial genius. I'm just glad I'm an employer! :shock: :wink:
neon tetra wrote:IMHO, the biggest problem at the present moment is that there's not a clear understanding of exactly where we are & how we got here. And without that, I doubt that a proper solution can be formulated.

I agree with most (not all) of the unofficial 'proposals' I've seen from OWS movement folks, but it's a *discussion* really more than anything. It's an evolutionary process. It gets criticized for having no official leader & no specific dogma, but that's only because people aren't used to actual democracy.

It's also a rather complex topic. Not the kind of thing you can sum up in a few soundbites & slogans. So it flies way over the heads of most people. (I don't have a statistic for that, but it's honestly how it seems)
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Re: 40 minute crash course on the economy

Post by maryanimal » Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:39 pm

You're an employer John? I need a job! I can telecommute!
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Re: 40 minute crash course on the economy

Post by Elderberry » Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:41 pm

maryanimal wrote:You're an employer John? I need a job! I can telecommute!
I can't afford American labor rates! :shock: :oops:
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Re: 40 minute crash course on the economy

Post by can't sit still » Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:06 am

"there's not a clear understanding "
Yup, you can take that to the bank. Apparently, GOV wants a trade war. http://edition.presstv.ir/detail/204082.html
It was proved decades ago that this will only make things worse.
http://eh.net/encyclopedia/article/obri ... oot.tariff
So, our best solution has already been a proven loser.
Our second best solution is to force a war with Iran. That should be a real humdinger.
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Re: 40 minute crash course on the economy

Post by can't sit still » Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:57 pm

Neon Tetra, The vids are good. You have to start somewhere. Here is a vid that is a bit more disturbing. It is a vid on farming and it has a few VERY unsettling statements.
Here are a couple of articles on freedom that are importantly related to the vid. http://thedailybell.com/2573/How-Real-Freedom-Works
http://thedailybell.com/2577/How-Real-F ... ks-Part-II
It's important to understand the cycle of freedom=productivity-------enslavement=impoverishment.
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