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Forum Post: "Beyond Good and Evil"

Posted 2 years ago on Aug. 29, 2012, 1:21 p.m. EST by agkaiser (1329) from Fredericksburg, TX
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No group has a monopoly on good or evil. But right and wrong don't interest me. An economy that works well only for the ten percent with whom the wealth is concentrated,(1) is not merely broken. It's dysfunctional and unsustainable. And when I'm told they worked to create the wealth that it took a community to produce, I know they are either liars or fools.

The repus are fond of saying, “You can have your own opinion but you can't have your own facts.” When one of the 'individuals' stumbles on something clever to say or gets it from a cynical mentor, they're all saying it the next day. Of course, the truth is immutable. But, being enamored of their voices, few will allow themselves to see the true facts. Unlike opinion, the truth is not open to discussion. Thousands of years ago it was written in the I-Ching that the truth doesn't change. Ironically, or paradoxically, reality can change. The truth is reality now . . . but perhaps not later.

The truth is: too few people own or control too much wealth. More of us each day are moving closer to or deeper into poverty. That truth must change! (1) The top 1% of households in America possess $16.555 trillion of the nations $48.8262 trillion of wealth. The next 9% own 36.9% that amounts to $17.809T [www.levyinstitute.org/pubs/wp_502 dot pdf. Wolff, 2004; it's worse today]

The truth is: Hard work might individually produce 2 or 3 times the average wealth. Beyond that, others must work for you to produce your much more than average wealth. A billionaire is abomination of human nature/social instinct: a parasite on our community. And that's the truth now and forever!

When they have it all, they loan us back the profits to keep their game going, instead of paying us to work to get money to buy what we need to live. The interest and fees exacerbate the distress of our dysfunctional economy and increase the costs. Wake up morons! Their system doesn't work for us. It can't! They will kill us if we don't put a stop to the rich.

Read 'How Does That Work' at: https://www.createspace.com/3852916

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[-] 2 points by shadz66 (19985) 2 years ago

"Crises of Capitalism" :

Thanx 'agk' for your excellent post, points and link.

fiat lux ...

[-] 2 points by agkaiser (1329) from Fredericksburg, TX 2 years ago

I love God's first proclamation in Genises, which fills the void with light. Unfortunately it's mostly down hill after that.

[-] 2 points by shadz66 (19985) 2 years ago

LOL - that's one way of looking at it ! We're capable of so much more if & when we can keep a Love at the centre of our lives !! It need not be a fluffy, saccharine love either - it can also be a fierce, focussed, compassionate and protective Love !!!

A love that can shout : "Enough is Enough !!" :

amor vincit omnia ...

[-] 1 points by agkaiser (1329) from Fredericksburg, TX 2 years ago

Is that all we have to do junior? Form unions to negotiate for us? They bought media to propagate the anti union program we're conditioned by. How much anti propaganda can we buy?

[-] 1 points by jrhirsch (4714) from Sun City, CA 2 years ago

It's up to the people to start saying no. I won't work for these low wages. Start unions, use collective bargaining, but above all, negotiate! Don't settle for less, we deserve more! A bigger slice of the pie that we help produce.

Ceo's, sports figures, rock stars, all have agents that negotiate for them. Unions negotiated for our Grandfathers back in the early to mid 20th century. They helped create the middle class. Don't let their gains be lost to a bunch of selfish wolves at the top. Stand up and bring them down!

[-] 1 points by agkaiser (1329) from Fredericksburg, TX 2 years ago

A mind can't get sufficient exercise by jumping to conclusions. You'll never really smell the New World Oder until you understand the abomination of Human Nature by corruption of social instinct that 'How . . .' attempts to disclose.

[-] 1 points by Neuwurldodr (744) 2 years ago

Please...no more reading about dysfunctional culture...most of us are living through it, and watched our grandparents do the same.

We need the truth as to its real purpose and how to get out of it.

[-] 0 points by funkytown (-374) 2 years ago

The I-Ching was philosophically wrong: Truth is that which you believe with all certainty; there can be no more accurate definition. But it has no application here; the word you search for here is "justice"; you seek to justify and that is far more difficult in the paper pauper war.

[-] 1 points by Neuwurldodr (744) 2 years ago

Nope, I actually meant truth...

People do not have an understanding of the truth, particularly on these shores. Once the truth is known, justice will then take its course.

I am not seeking justice due to the fact that I understand Universal Law as the governing force here. Justice comes regardless.

Man has no control over anything here, that's why he destroys everything.

Cultures are dysfunctional, because man's mind is dysfunctional.

[-] 0 points by funkytown (-374) 2 years ago

There are no perfect truths, truth is therefore that which we believe with all certainty.

For you the cyclical rise of the oppressed is a perfect universal truth but the Laws of Nature are wholly silent on this issue; they are not concerned with the who of whom dominates or submits, only that some must dominate because we are a communal and hierarchical creature.

In acknowledging our predatory nature you realize the cure... psychologically, as a people, we must embrace the cure.

[-] 1 points by Neuwurldodr (744) 2 years ago

Whaddya mean we? What problems are you having with the oppressed or the oppressors?
As I note, throughout history, this has always changed and is doing so now, as we post. This cycle age of oppression is coming to an end. This is not being done by me or you or man, or mankind, but by nature and the Universal Law itself.

You and I have no power or control over this regardless of what anyone might believe. We barely control ourselves, let alone a Universe that was here before you arrived and will continue on after you leave!

How can one minutely believe that which always is, was and ever more to be can be changed through mere discussion or by one particular belief or one particular mindset?
Whether we want to believe a particular thing or not...truth never changes...it is the fallible nature of man that tries to control and manipulate the truth, not the other way around.

So what man believes perhaps might be true, does not always make it the truth...that is the reality of life.

Man has not learned to control his own inconstant nature. His own duality is his only existence of truth and is therefore his demise as well. Pure and simple...

[-] 0 points by funkytown (-374) 2 years ago

Truth like everything else within our world is a human construct. His own duality? Existence of truth and demise are his "duality"? ? Now that's a bizarre statement.

[-] 1 points by Neuwurldodr (744) 2 years ago

Not really....the problem with man is his ego...You all actually believe you rule something, have power over something, yet you know nothing about your selves or how to control that within your own mind, body, spirit and soul... But, hey, you all are good at trying to control others!.

Now, that is what is truly BIZARRE!

[-] 0 points by funkytown (-374) 2 years ago

Ego can be a huge problem, yea. A lot of really big headed people - primarily males - out there.