The Stagnant Energy Equation Pushes the Blossoming Tower of Babble toward Dark Ages2
• Evidenced by the popular support (namely by ignoring) of the Major Trends threatening Human Survival and Sustainability…. All directly or indirectly related to the staggering, stagnant energy concept.
• This In spite of decades of self improvement gurus, going way back before Nightingale-Conant.
The comment posted on CBS News 11/24/10 “Hunger in America” echoes the growing ‘street’ perception of research derived causal factors of hunger throughout the world by IISD, Global Research, U.N., etc…
I note neither Michael Murphy’s Future of the Body, nor The Possible Human have generated educational research on human evolution, beyond Maslow's hierarchy of needs or Jean Piaget's stages of cognitive development. Energy Evolution and Human Evolution have truly become modern day Taboos.
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@katiecouric: Hunger in America November 23, 2010 9:17 AM
Millions of Americans struggle to put food on the table every day, and the number is growing. Katie Couric talks to two leading advocates who are trying to bring an end to hunger in the United States.
Comment: by skepticalJM November 23, 2010 5:58 PM EST
Hunger, or for that matter poverty, will never be cured with charity and handouts. If we want to do away with the so-called "inevitable", we must look to a new paradigm in economics; a paradigm that that doesn't create a small class of "haves" at one end, and a large class of "have nots" at the other. Wealth is not something tangible; WE DEFINE IT. We can define it as a greedy history has, in the days of the Monarchies and the Noblesse Oblige, and their offspring the capitalists; or we can define it as the democratic society we love so dearly must define it: as an unlimited source which springs from the labor, both current and future, of all free and equal human beings cooperating together to produce a society that allows ALL to work together, again cooperatively, not competitively. A mere idle fantasy, I hear you say? No, a reality we can have, if we forget our greedy self-interest, and realize that we can create whatever we want, if we work together to achieve it. Total employment is not a fantasy it is a right that we created a free society to achieve, not to banish. Poverty is not inevitable, it is the side effect of greed and the stupidity of competition. We created society to provide us with the benefits that social creatures need to survive; we created it to beat the downside of fate, and the hardships that limited lifespan brings to all. Instead we have created a society of predators and parasites; of rackets and the racketeers that are killing the society they feed on; that is the reality of capitalism; the reality of institutionalized greed. We can change it; no, we must change it. We must see that wealth is a standard we create and fashion to be what we want it to be. We must change it to make all prosper; just as we created this society for that very reason. How? Create one worldwide bank with branches in every country; create one currency for the world, and do away with all currency markets; let the government of each country print all the money needed to allow a minimum prosperity for all citizens of that country and to create total employment for all citizens who cannot find jobs in the private sector. Only governments will be the source of all money, and it will be given out under strict rules that will be determined to benefit society. Under this system no taxes will be needed and all private property can still be held. We must start to see that WE make the rules for the economy, they are not given, like the rules of a geometry. Will it be easy? No. But we must begin to realize that Capitalism is a contradiction to the democratic society we have made; it forgets that ALL we created it to serve. A freedom without that ALL is a freedom that we wanted to do away with, not institutionalize as we have done.
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