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Is the West ‘Dying’ from Lower Fertility Due to ‘Intelligence’?

Modern societies are built on flawed axioms for how to live. They require increasing populations to sustain welfare, social security and old age pensions. If a population doesn’t have ~2.1 children on average, then it begins to fall into population decline. Fertility matters to centralized authority planners in order to keep their economy propped up and growing. To keep going, […]

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The Origin and Future of Economics – Time, Attention and the Attention Economy

The word economics is related to management. But management of what? Is it only concerning the management of production, distribution and consumption of goods and services? Or is there more to the word economics? Etymology Here are some etymological origins of the word economy: from Greek oikonomikos, oikonomia “household management” from oikos “house, abode, dwelling” + nomos “manage, custom, law, […]

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Buying Into Products – The Power of Consciousness (Pt.9)

Someone sells. Someone buys. What is someone selling? What is someone buying? Do we sell? Do we buy? These can be hard choices to make, in more ways than you might think. Everything that we have created exists because people buy into it and create more of it. Someone sells a product or service, and people buy into it. If […]

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Where is the True Freedom?

I am forced into economic survivability according to existing opportunities for advancement within a framework which requires me to continually pay for survival, preventing freedom from money in all forms. I am introduced into life through the lives of others, my parents. I have no land, maybe they do. Apart from what they give me, I cannot “own” anything myself […]

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Survival with Technology

The scientific efficiency of production was able to provide more time for others things. Division of labor, compartmentalization, hierarchy, and co-dependence was further ingrained in our way of living. This conditioning was further deepened with the progression of the scientific efficiency in social sciences, i.e. social engineering through a scientific dictatorship. We were promised more time with this efficiency, and […]

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Capital to Capitalism? Mind Control Through a False Proxy

Words. They shape our perceptual reality. Capital (etymology link) from Latin capitalis “of the head,” hence “capital, chief, first,” from caput (genitive capitis) “head”, from PIE *kaput- “head”. Meaning “main, principal, chief, dominant, most important” is from early 15c. What does “capital” (chief, first, principal, most important, etc.) have to do with “capital”-ism? Why use the word “capitalism” to define […]

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