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A friend and I were having a conversation over the phone, and we came across an interesting topic I thought I'd share.

Imagine I was part of a group of people tasked to create a government, and a system that protects people and keeps things civilized.

I create the bank, the school system, the government, healthcare, etc.

Now let's say this system I designed gets implemented, it works really well, etc.

but it isn't perfect. it's worked far better than anything done before, but it isn't a perfect system.

the majority of the people within the system feel like they've turned into slaves. Stuck in work and living unfulfilling lives. some others notice this, and they try to make changes and reform for things to be better.

HOWEVER... the way things are now, they benefit me. Not everyone works for me, but most working-class people help me build MY companies, they pay taxes to ME, they use money that is issued from ME. Would I really want to change the way things are going? and a further question what if I wanted things to stay this way? what if I told people that everything is fine, and if they work hard enough they can earn enough money to do whatever they want, there are great ways to do it, but it's likely that if they try to do it the normal way, they won't get very far. That doesn't apply to me, I can just print the money for myself if I wanted to, loan it to them and do whatever with the interest they pay me. And it's not like I'm going to sit them down at school and teach them XYZ is how you generate a meaningful amount of money, then they wouldn't work for me.

I don't believe in elite secret societies and all that nonsense, i'm trying to keep politics out of this entirely, and not trying to sound like a conspiracy theorist either. But Can you see why the SCRIPTED environment works so well, regardless of whether or not it's done on purpose? looking at it from one side, it's a terrible place to be in, but looking from it top-down, it's just too good to change it. it has it's pros and cons but why did it end up this way? what would you do to improve it?
 

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but why did it end up this way?
Throughout history the ego of human nature has been the primary driver. And the ego loves to resist anything that is opposed to it.

The issuance of money, as well as power, authority and decision making has always been centralized to a small group of people who will always claim to know better than me and you.

But the most important part of any system is who issues, controls and manipulates the money. Money is power and money represents human utility. Today the international central banking cartel runs the show. It’s not transparent and it’s largely hidden from the political scene.
 
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Telamon25346

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Throughout history the ego of human nature has been the primary driver. And the ego loves to resist anything that is opposed to it.

The issuance of money, as well as power, authority and decision making has always been centralized to a small group of people who will always claim to know better than me and you.

But the most important part of any system is who issues, controls and manipulates the money. Money is power and money represents human utility. Today the international central banking cartel runs the show. It’s not transparent and it’s largely hidden from the political scene.
yep. And the system that controls the money everyone and the government uses isn't even part of the federal government, just a separate entity that was written to existence by some bankers and congress a few decades ago.
 
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Telamon25346

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A friend and I were having a conversation over the phone, and we came across an interesting topic I thought I'd share.

Imagine I was part of a group of people tasked to create a government, and a system that protects people and keeps things civilized.

I create the bank, the school system, the government, healthcare, etc.

Now let's say this system I designed gets implemented, it works really well, etc.

but it isn't perfect. it's worked far better than anything done before, but it isn't a perfect system.

the majority of the people within the system feel like they've turned into slaves. Stuck in work and living unfulfilling lives. some others notice this, and they try to make changes and reform for things to be better.

HOWEVER... the way things are now, they benefit me. Not everyone works for me, but most working-class people help me build MY companies, they pay taxes to ME, they use money that is issued from ME. Would I really want to change the way things are going? and a further question what if I wanted things to stay this way? what if I told people that everything is fine, and if they work hard enough they can earn enough money to do whatever they want, there are great ways to do it, but it's likely that if they try to do it the normal way, they won't get very far. That doesn't apply to me, I can just print the money for myself if I wanted to, loan it to them and do whatever with the interest they pay me. And it's not like I'm going to sit them down at school and teach them XYZ is how you generate a meaningful amount of money, then they wouldn't work for me.

I don't believe in elite secret societies and all that nonsense, i'm trying to keep politics out of this entirely, and not trying to sound like a conspiracy theorist either. But Can you see why the SCRIPTED environment works so well, regardless of whether or not it's done on purpose? looking at it from one side, it's a terrible place to be in, but looking from it top-down, it's just too good to change it. it has it's pros and cons but why did it end up this way? what would you do to improve it?
I've been thinking some more, if there was a way to have schools focused on expertise, that would be amazing.

instead of children growing up through the school system, hoping to be an athlete, doctor, entrepreneur, and learning from 40-year-old unhealthy teachers that went to college to study psychology for years

If we could replace the schools and teachers with masters and experts of the industry. So instead of me taking the government curriculum, I can pick what I want to learn and do when I grow up, and take the supplementary classes needed. but I learn them from someone who has actively in the industry or is very successful in it at the least.

I wouldn't pay $100,000 to learn business from someone who drives a prius with no business experience.

But I'd gladly pay the same amount to get 1 on 1 coaching or a curriculum from the founder of stripe, entrepreneurs with successful real estate ventures, etc.
 

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So instead of me taking the government curriculum, I can pick what I want to learn
People already do this. It’s called child-led parenting or eclectic homeschooling.

For some driven, curious children with parents who keep a large library this approach is phenomenal. For children who are timid or who give up when faced with challenges it is a sure fire way to raise a one-sided arrogant human being.

I suggest you research pedagogy. There are several schools of thought about how to educate ppl. The way each describes their WHY about education can be... jarring. For instance if we’re educating ppl so they can be successful through a job then are we just cogs in the system who have to work? Is a person’s worth based on their ability to work?

If you’d like to study one teacher’s discussion on the history of education in America I highly recommend John Taylor Gatto’s books: Weapons of Mass Instruction or The Underground History of American Education. The latter may still be available for free online. It’s massive but eye-opening.
 

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