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To: semantic

How? I mean how can you use the information to your advantage?

Knowing the wolf is hunting you is better than not knowing, but when you are food it is to be assumed.

38 posted on 05/13/2013 9:00:57 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: redgolum; PieterCasparzen; MrB
I mean how can you use the information to your advantage?

Well, this is probably going to sound like sacrilege @ FR, but here goes: in the USSR, 'conservatives' were the staunchest state supporters.

Now, a key question is, did they really believe in collectivism, or did they simply accept the existing reality, and use that understanding as a means of achieving some modicum of wealth & independence?

In other words, if one is entrepreneurial and reacts to opportunity as it presents itself, why does one have to be religious about the underlying system of governance?

We're on a boat where people who think independently are vastly outnumbered by those who have a vote as to what direction the ship is going & how it is to be operated.

You can either waste your time fighting that numerical/institutional advantage, or you can think through how to play the game as it lies.

We live in a banker construct that has been utilized countless times over thousands of years. Always the same repetitive trick: confuse debt with money (capital). Manipulate the supply to control the value & profit from both appreciation & depreciation.

Cut idiot politicians and/or "rulers" in for a piece of the action. Employ an army of goons dependent on the payroll to enforce edicts. Co-opt another segment of dependents to form a street army.

Over & over it goes - I mean, it's all pretty boring & mundane if you ask me, which is why the primary players who can't get enough appear to be troglodytic.

Anyway, with biometric ID and other control/enforcement mechanisms slowly being implemented, an entrepreneur looks at this as an opportunity. After all, wouldn't you be giving 80% of the People what they really deserve, while managing to slice off a little bit of wealth for the 20% who can use some of it to protect themselves?

43 posted on 05/13/2013 10:24:01 AM PDT by semantic
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