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I found this on Quora and the guy invited everyone to share. So it's open source.

A guy looked at my Corvette the other day and said,

"I wonder how many people could have been fed for the money that sports car cost?

I replied I'm not sure;

it fed a lot of families in Bowling Green, Kentucky who built it,

it fed the people who make the tires,

it fed the people who made the components that went into it,

it fed the people in the copper mine who mined the copper for the wires,

it fed people in at Caterpillar who make the trucks that haul the copper ore.

It fed the trucking people who hauled it from the plant to the dealer and fed the people working at the dealership and their families.

BUT,... I have to admit, I guess I really don’t know how many people it fed.

That is the difference between capitalism and the welfare mentality.

When you buy something, you put money in people’s pockets and give them dignity for their skills.

When you give someone something for nothing, you rob them of their dignity and self-worth.

Capitalism is freely giving your money in exchange for something of value.

Socialism is having the government take your money against your will and give it to someone else for doing nothing.

I think this is well written and well thought out

If you agree please send it to your friends.

If you don’t agree just delete it and have a nice day.

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I liked it so much I copied it and posted on FB....Thank you.

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me too!

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Definitely sending to my wife who similarly drives a Corvette.

And it is certainly, and unfortunately, a very relevant statement for these times

The hard work and effort we put into the ability to buy such a vehicle is immeasurable and went on for many years, really decades.

too often, it seems people believe they are entitled to much for little to no effort...

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They miss the part of how people live under a tyrannical government. Only the top have more, everyone else is scrambling for food and shelter with any of their non slave time.

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Consider the WHY, though. Why do some people feel that owning such a vehicle is so important they must work so hard for that, and while they are spending all that time on that somewhat useless goal, so much more of EVERYTHING else could have been done, noticed, appreciated- capitalized on. Really, exactly what is so important about ANY sports car- and any number of useless or gratuitous things we have been brainwashed to believe are worth the time and energy spent on them?; and excess consumerism. Sure, those people involved in the manufacturing of useless things are compensated- and usually not well, but what did they looe out on of greater value, spending 10-12 hours a day making a useless product? Time with family, friends, physical, psychological & health problems (I spent 12 years in the auto industries building the sheet metal bodies of what was a useful vehicle- pick up trucks, but were marketed more as status symbols) They and the buyer are enslaved in the excess consumerism, Babylonian Money Matrixes. The Corvette is not the best example of why capitalism works, more a proof of all society has lost, that we value such things so greatly- name brands, marketing, egos that need to feel superiority over others.

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You seem not to grasp the concept of freedom, freedom to spend one’s earnings on the products one chooses. I value Corvettes, and fail to see how your judgement, or lack thereof, has anything to do with my freedom to exchange value for things that I value. You are a danger to free society as I see it.

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She is apparently young and feels she has the right to judge others for things she cannot afford to purchase or lacks the desire to have nicer things. It's the communist mentality taught in schools for years now. Missed is the part communism kills in any society is the drive to earn more or exceed because your all payed the same. No incentive to thrive or do better. The suicide rate is tremendous and nutritious food is your daily rice allotment. If you haven't spoken bad about the government.

I worked in a sub contractors plant making brake cables for Ford several years. They ended up moving the cable plant to Mexico for cheap labor and less government regulations to deal with. A great loss of over couple hundred jobs for my town of about 17 k people.

In my post the final line is for those who don't like the story. delete or move on. It was part of the original post.

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If for no other reason than the enjoyment it brings. If someone wishes to spend their hard earned money on a corvette then so be it. I know first hand as my husband and I had one years ago. It brought us much pleasure. My husband is gone now but our daughter drives it and we both have the wonderful memories to share from when she was small and as a family spent many pleasant hours in it. Her children are now enjoying riding in it also. You can't put a price on happiness.

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You sound vaccinated...

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why is that? A far fetched conclusion and also a dividing one. I'll say you sound vxed...and probably nobody is here

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The people who can afford a $2 Million sportscar usually have a bunch of other millions, and they don't actually work for a living - their investments do that for them.... that's why they have a lot of time to play with expensive toys.

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You assume the builder of the product isn’t proud of his work. Ur assumption could be wrong.

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I agree completely. I have often remarked to my husband as we travelled through landscapes of endless stores selling ABSOLUTELY nothing that really mattered that the people that spend their lives in these buildings and the ones in the buildings that make the stuff (usually in China) are just wasting their lives. If we only made and bought that which was necessary our lives would open up for us! The world is a beautiful, large and wonderous place that most people working 8, 10, 12 hour days to make $$ to spend are missing. And what are they spending that money on?? nothing that means anything at all! The people, once freed up, could create works of beauty, art & technology that would put our current state of affairs to shame. For instance, I love Hobby Lobby, but except for the fabric department, there is NOT one thing in the entire corporation that is necessary. Personal exploration, gardening, travel, conttemplation, these are much better ways to spend your LIFE - you are spending your life in servitude to consumerism. (and yes, I've lived the 'poor' life and loved it. .. at 65+ I am still living it actually LOL) I am so grateful that every year my father quit his job when we got out of school for the summer and we traveled and camped for 3 months. He showed me that you do not have to be a wage slave and you don't have to strive to impress others.

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Also, they are one of the roughest riding cars I have ever been in, unless they have managed to change the suspension in the last 45 years. I remember when I was about 16, driving in an endless loop on the drag of our town, much like Happy Days (such a waste of my life). A corvette had been in a wreck and had lost it's engine that had been ejected and landed about half a block in front of the car. That made a lasting impression on me.

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You seem to be missing the point my dear. It doesn't matter why I want it... or any of your business. If I want it, bad taste and all, I'll pay the price and the people evolved in its construction either gained in the deal or walked away from the wealth it offered. Dr. Fuzz

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Tia Loca

Hogwash

When I was a Young man I spent a small fortune by my standards at the time on Cars Clothing Dining etc: to get women... preferably into the sack.

I discovered that the ladies liked black coloured cars more than other colours, and also expensive ones over even the sporty ones. I drove Lincolns and

Cadillacs for a number of years and never at high speed, or smoked rubber from a stop no matter what the temptation. The ladies look up to a man of maturity and self control.

I kept score of my successes and failures... but eventually I succumbed to a higher calling lest I too have a hart without love and thus hard and bitter.

I did this because I could and I was horny, so where the ladies... it was very exciting. I did fall in love ( so I thought ) a couple of times and expressed my feelings to each girl but neither wanted any of that, just the sex thanks.

Living in Denmark as a youth sex or the awareness of it came at an early age especially living close to farm animals. I do recall that a couple of nieces aged about 16 and 17 who would bring a boyfriend home on occasion to spend the night in their room. This obviously had to be with the full knowledge of mom and dad. My nephew and I were in the next room giggling and laughing at the sounds coming from the hot room. This would be around 1949 and I was about 11 years old. I also recall that Condoms were plentiful everywhere in Denmark even in vending machines.

My career as a part time stud began in the early sixties in Alberta Canada. Condoms were basically unknown out here in the west but through a by marriage related sympathetic apprentice pharmacist I was able to get them for years. A doctor would not prescribe them for fear of getting hounded by the moralists. Condoms were also not to be visible on drug store shelves. For young ladies it would mean exposure in trying to get Condoms. I can't remember the exact period when birth control pills for women came out I'm guessing late sixties or early seventies. Nurses were the most fertile ground for a wolf like me and I used to drive right up to the nurses residence on weekends along with another wolf buddy ring at the desk and ask if any nurses wanted to go dancing or just out. Soon heads would appear around the corner to size us up to see if we were good looking. No problem there, Those nurses ready to go out know the score and also know that this is the right time of the month for them to play.

It's better to enjoy life without harming anyone, than to break it down with joyless criticism

WBJ

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Bill Abright

Capitalism= A product for every budget

Democracy= A budget to spend as one sees fit.

Communism= You will own nothing and THEY will be happy

Socialism= Communism's little brother passing through puberty, soon to join big brother.

Freedom= Buying a Corvette even though you sit on apple boxes at home because you have no furniture. I actually saw that a long time ago. The Corvette was your dream you slaved and saved to get it. Or you have lots of money & needed a new toy. However ridiculous these motives and actions may seem to others this is the freedom of the individual to make his own decisions in a free society.

The present day snoops and all round busybody's don't feel the slightest bit of shame about interfering with the life and doings of others. Once in politics or part of the kafkaesque bureaucratic jungle look out. There is something missing in these people something very fundamental, something that even children have. which is the ability to understand the difference between themselves and adults

and to whom they look for guidance. The Busybody snoops need no guidance, they know it all.

As a NON VAXXED I can attest to personal up close encounters with this type of zero human. Every time I run into one these psychos I wish I could give them back in kind the cruelty they put on my wife and I when we were still dumb enough to express our opinion on the Scamdemic.

WBJ

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READ ATLAS SHREUGGED BY AYN RAND!

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The people who designed it were paid as well. Let’s not forget the janitors who cleaned all the buildings it was built in plus the dealership who sold it . . . And the fuel used . . . Then there’s drilling, filling, driving . . . Manufacturing the parts, machine work, moulding designs and component formulations . . . Many stages of economy, it’s deep and complex . . .

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It certainly emphasizes the point. I suspect many are just ignorant of this issue but here it is so succinctly stated

Thank you for sharing it.

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May 24, 2023·edited May 24, 2023

I'm a bit baffled at the "he should have spent HIS money some other way. He SHOULD has spent it on a way that pleases ME, or that *I* think is worthwhile." So, y'all differ from Yuval Harrari and Schwab just how?!

A wise woman used to say: "Don't 'should' on me!"

Would *I* spend money of such a car? Oh, hell no! Seems like a silly waste. But it's NOT MY CALL! How any human determines how hard to work, at what, and making what amount of money is up to THAT person! I'm SURE not all of you (any of you?) are NOT buying nice clothes, better food, a car that suits YOU and not some barely driving rattletrap. Y'all using a library computer to type these almost-whiny-sounding comments? Or did you BUY one for your home? Got a flip phone or an iPhone? You didn't NEED a high-end cell phone -- why should you buy one! You "should" "drive" a cheapie phone, shouldn't you?

And yes, I admit to my own prejudices about ... many things that *I* do not value. I agonized before I bought a new coffee maker when my previous one died... I chose to get a normal, just-makes-coffee one -- but I SERIOUSLY considered if I should get one that makes 'fancy' coffees. MY money, my choice. I chose a normal machine, because my VALUE lies elsewhere.

MONEY is for pleasure and personal satisfaction -- not to "please" other people!

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Well Bill, distraction is the name of the game. You sure did hijacked Clif's topic/subject of his post for to your advantage. .

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I have no advantage. Not monetized here. Uggg. some people have no clue of just being neighborly and sharing a nice story. Something mentioned in Cliffs article made me think of the Corvette story so I copied and pasted and posted it. I make nothing for the shared post. Maybe u should go hook your brain back up to your cyborg AI it may explain it to you.

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Sorry Bill, You a hijacked the Clif's topic/subject of his post.

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No it compliments Cliffs post with a friendly story. Maybe you will mature enough one day to get that.

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deep thought on HOW THINGS WORK IN POSITIVE WAYS=MANYTHXS4SHARING

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Both systems - capitalism and socialism / welfare state - are two systems that house different kinds of slaves. The slave masters laugh while the slaves argue about who is more free.

"The best slave is the one who thinks he is free".

Johann von Goethe

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Mark My Word.

I won't argue with you about that, since most times ( very few ) when men/women actually were free it was accidental and brief. But as has been said many times.. freedom comes at a price. Eternal vigilance being one, without this the law of the jungle will return. We are now in the time of the law of the jungle and you are entitled to as much freedom and justice as money can buy. Next stage... Power, all of it to the new and few members and nobility of a race chosen by Yaweh. No future for human serfs who will be in vastly reduced numbers on the planet. Well... that's the plan near as I can figure it. We have had a front row seat at the first ( COVID, A SCAM ) along with the ( DEADLY VACCINE, NO SCAM ) for 2.5 years. How many have caught on to

what our masters are up too. From what I have observed in my limited travels but nonetheless quite a few people Iv'e talked to, no one cares to think about it. Thats history FOGGETABOUTIT. Very encouraging.. Yes.

WBJ

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I don’t believe his argument was against the jobs it supplied

My guess he was referring to the majorly overpriced price tag they carry

But I see both sides of the argument I suppose

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I foresee a feudal uprising in the future. Someone needs a pitchfork in their ass. Too many nasty lords fooling around right now and the serfs are getting wiser

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5 Tine Pitchfork Delivered, Free Shipping, for $41.06 (Depending on Sales Tax) Home Depot

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Razor-Back-5-Oval-Tine-Forged-Manure-Fork-2826500/204476211

They are calling it a "Manure Fork" so I figure it is suitable and proper for the purpose.

Oddly, mine was delivered the afternoon of Monday Nov 7th. 2022, ..... Premonition ??

Anyone have a good line on Torches ??? lol

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Guido

Home Depot has already bumped the price! Dang, torches do add a romantic flair to our uprising.

Keep your powder dry…… just sayin

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I love the smell of uprising in the air

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Maybe Home Depot has projected something on the horizon.

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Even pennies are getting smaller and thinner. sigh. Update the price in my pastey, or leave it to reflect inflation since Nov 2022 ?? Hmmm, Decisions. lol

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I like this metal, "large flame" tiki torch. I think it would make an impression. https://www.homedepot.com/p/TIKI-Island-King-Easy-Install-65-in-Torch-Metal-Large-Flame-Black-1121153/322036796

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Do they work on the buffalo knats ? Their a major pain in the northeast Missouri and western Illinois area. Quincy home depot has 20 of them in stock. They may offer shipping to you.

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lol...you're too late. They're out of stock. Something must be abrewing...

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Patriot (Fed) Front made a bulk purchase ?? lol

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As a back-up [sic] tool, y'all might get a handy dandy (with serrated edges), 'Root Slayer Mini-Digger' .... tinyurl.com/3d69kv5d

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That name is even better !!!

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Ooo pitchfork action

I like that

I also like public stoning events

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Have pitchfork, will travel!

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Yeah, give 'em books and send 'em to school and look what it gets you? Would that perhaps be why it has been so arranged that both parents have to work, children are handed over to schools and education has so degraded? What do we have left? Serf and lord mentality.

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You are so right: A pitchfork in their aSS :-)

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Interesting that the maths work out that way... 15 minute serfdoms...

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ah, another hit by Clif and the Beached Boys: Serfing USA. Today the meeting with the WHO usurpation of control of all governments of the world with their pandemic and vaccine vaccine concluded with no opposition by any government. One year from today they will vote to begin the "Treaty" We must work to pull the USA out of the WHO and oppose it.

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If they decide to implement "the treaty who will enforce it? Enter the military aged male army from the southern border (many Chinese males included) being prepared for their enforcement "tasks"

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That would be the last measure except from demonstration attacks to instill fear and compliance. I think denial of access to your money, restrictions / bans on travel, medical access, losing jobs would be the main enforcement. Of course, if the natives rose up and destroyed the internet and cell towers, it would would be a different game. But we already have seen how compliant a majority of the sheeple have been for the last 3 years

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We've had single, military aged men pouring into UK from Middle East, Africa etc for many years (our Navy ships literally pick them up from little boats on the French coast near Calais, "for humanitarian reasons". Hundreds of thousands are here. It's a huge problem and enormous burden on the taxpayers. Looks increasingly as if they are a UN army in waiting... the politicians will do and say NOTHING about it. We're doomed. 🥸

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I didn't see it that way but of course you are right!

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Irish government is bringing them in bus loads, it’s worrying.

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Good question. As Clif has mentioned many times, when the fiat currencies drop to their intrinsic value of 0 or near 0, the militaries will end or mutiny due to not being paid anything of value. Unless they start paying them in gold or silver, which is not likely.

Even the illegal invaders will not fight for nothing.

I also suspect that many/most of we the people will ignore any so called fraudulent treaty that we did not enter into or consent to. The criminal traitors who sign those fraudulent treaties do not represent we the people, and do not commit us to anything they signed without our consent. That violates basic contract law, which is after all what treaties are supposed to be.

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Fiat is already worth zero; and enough people will have to stop believing that the government has a right to do most of the stuff they have accepted their whole lives- ESPECIALLY the federal government. The sooner they go, the sooner we can start working on better options.

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Yes indeed!

The CBDC scam should wake up most of the sleeping ones. Even the ones who fell for the scamdemic and clot shot scam. I suspect that few people will accept the CBDC scam, but maybe more than we think? Relatively few people trust or use any cryptos now, and even fewer will trust or want a government issued and controlled crypto.

Although the gullibility and naivety of many people never ceases to amaze me.

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They'll make it seem like business as usual- some people already rarely use cash- all cards and internet. One reason why this latest campaign to get people to use cash and preferably shop locally was so important.

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Welcome to Serf City!

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Good one. Now I have Jan & Dean going through my head. 😂 "100 serfs for ev-eryyyyy lorrrrd."

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End the FED, don't touch the $/€ anymore. Establish barter-circles, find out what goods you can produce for trading with others. Learn how to repair essential items. Get into 6GW, exclude those bastards and kick the sh*t out of the KM!

Pardon my French and greets from a rainy-cold May south of the Austrian Alps.

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I have been trying to buy food locally grown for a while, and getting back into growing my own. Also, I have been in the process of expanding into making other products like soap, shampoo, lotion, and moisturizers from organic, natural sources as much as possible. I noticed that the products that were home made with essential oils started improving my skin condition. Think about it, we are using shampoo and conditioner on our heads, and that's way too close to the brain. We have been using lotion or moisturizers on our skin, the largest organ on the body. If you haven't started making these, I would suggest we get started now and perfect our creations. They have been tainting the products we have been using probably for years. Besides, these things can be bartered!!!

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The dandelion crops have been outstanding for the last 2 or 3 weeks here- and already have over 1 ft tall ones in unmowed areas. Dandelion is SUCH a valuable remedy for so may things, and even as a salad ingredient.

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Oh, der Löwenzahn (dandelion). In Styria we eat the fresh leaves with pumpkin seed oil, potatos, Phaseolus coccineus and egg or Backkhendl (fried chicken). Due to the form of the leaves its also called 'Röhrlsalat' (pipe salat). In warm winters, when there is no white Christmas, you may even have Röhrlsalat for Silvester-dinner.

Also the Germans knew the value of the Löwenzahn and but it on the DeutschMark: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gew%C3%B6hnlicher_L%C3%B6wenzahn#/media/Datei:500_DM_Serie4_Rueckseite.jpg

Or the Swiss on the Franken: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gew%C3%B6hnlicher_L%C3%B6wenzahn#/media/Datei:CHF_50_9_front.jpg

Verdammt, KM really knows how to make their evil FIAT-tool looking good.

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how do you harvest and preserve? Flowers, leaves, or roots? I have a lot and wonder how to do with.

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Yes, I know. That's definitely on my 'long list'. I use not much soap/lotions and most of it I get from the local beekeeping-school. Gelee royale or royal jelly is great stuff, btw.

Over half of my life I buy my food at local Bauernmärkte (farmers markets), except classical 'Kolonialwaren' like coffee, tea and spices. Nevertheless in doing the purchase still with €, I don not comply with my origin post. Well, seems 'little Austrian snowflake' likes the standard of living with FIAT. Yes, should get started making soap w/o using to much of the KMs favorite tool aka $/€!

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Best comment I have seen so far. Thanks

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Gern geschechen, my pleasure or 'con piacere' in Italy.

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The best prison is one where all the cattle roam free, without seeing the fence being drawn, as in our electronic prison of blue light: https://romanshapoval.substack.com/p/the-1-emf-youve-forgotten-about

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Excellent article!

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Thank you so much Mary! Was there any "aha"/new info you found to be intriguing?

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My overarching view on environmental toxins is that unduly obsessing on same can often be worse than the original violation, and that we are blessed with personal alchemy that can transmute anything and everything over time. None the less, there's no point overly testing that principle, lol, and there certainly is evidence that much of the corruption of our food, water, and living spaces is intentional and consumes much of our available "light units" (or energy). With all the attention currently given to EMFs from 5G, smart meters, et al, I found it fascinating that the type and quality of light can have such a major influence on our well being. Your article was extremely well researched and written. I look forward to other suggestions on how to manage this influence (in a non-obsessive way!).

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Thank you for your kind feedback Mary. I do agree that so much is intentional as well, however the more awareness we can raise about those light units you mentioned, vs which diet is correct, then more of us will demand change. Food gurus have more to sell, vs light gurus will have a hard time selling the Sun, although I am with my writing (: Often the things that affect us the most are those day-to-day actions we take for granted, like the blue light from our phones and TV. I wrote a whole series on how to mitigate EMF damage- so feel free to check that out as well, along with my other articles. Lots of reading, but it's there for you:

https://romanshapoval.substack.com/i/120334740/this-is-part-of-a-series-in-how-to-treat-emf-radiation

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Excellent point- about not obsessing on it- or all the other nutso stuff happening. My motto lately: "It's the end of the world as we know it... and I feel FINE!" I forget who the artist is, but the song has become a damn earworm for lately.

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Lol.. R.E.M. It's in my head now, too. Thanks! :D

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May 23, 2023·edited May 23, 2023

I've been thinking of this one lately.

Pets by Porno for Pyros (Lyrics): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06xS0LHIzU0

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All good information...I had no idea. Thanks

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Sorry not to bombard you, but here's another one (you may know this about airpods): https://romanshapoval.substack.com/p/how-airpods-cause-brain-damage

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Thanks so much Julie! Good to know I could help you see the blue light haha. Seriously thanks for letting me know.

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Well if that don't beat all. Chat GPT just described my Homeowners Association.

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Why does the word "plantation" come to mind?

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May 23, 2023·edited May 23, 2023

I thought the 15 minute cities were a refined version of a human sardine can. Maybe they will be called New Sardinia! I hadn't considered the feudal aspect of them. New Sardinia will make the feudal system seem like a dream if you consider they want 6 million people in the sardine can. They will have the gullible serfs drinking recycled urine, eating Gates fake meat and organic bugs. With the bioweapon jab designed to alter thoughts, they will love it! (Thought I would add........More like a can of Spam......tall, narrow and not very wide.)

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Hello humans, hello humans!

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Perhaps this time you should say: Hello humans, hello AIs!

Just chatting with you.

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OK, I wonder what the response would be if you asked Chat.gpt these questions?

1. Is Communism bad while Socialism is good?

2. What is the practical difference between Communism and Socialism?

3. Do most citizens in Western governments support Socialism?

4. Is Socialism a seed of corruption?

5. Should governments be Socialist (compare with Oxford Union debate on Socialism on YouTube).

6. Can a government be "part-Socialist" without that portion swelling and taking over a government?

7. Do Socialist governments ever deliver what they promise?

8. What are Austrian vs Keynesian economics?

9. Should a government be judged by economic or by human rights?

10. If individual human rights are in the way of a nation's economic development, should they be suppressed?

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Those are excellent questions for that stupid AI.

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Nefa, agree, since when is artificial anything better than the real thing? AI programing was written by humans who aren't necessarily brilliant either (see https://qz.com/967554/the-five-universal-laws-of-human-stupidity)

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That link is very good and truthful. Thanks.

The last three years has been a Great Asch Experiment. Seems that approx 61.4 % of the population are in either the stupid category or are asleep. The ones that are stupid, are so because even though they get information to consider, they just don't want to...... they are obdurate believers in the normalcy bias.

The good news is a lot more of the public is finally waking up, just wait until the introduction of the CBDC, nobody will be asleep then.

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People who don't want to know are primarily those affected by all the environmental poisons heaped on for us decades, with the purpose of making us sickly excess consumers AND lose our ability to think critically; thow in all the indoctrination of so many wrong -headed beliefs & philosophies and it isn't surprising. Just started reading Brave New World- it is sick- but astonishing how quickly we are moving towards that type of society.

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Not all that different than Dietrich Bonhoeffer's take on stupidity. I am convinced he will be in the citations of this Berkley professors paper. If not, it should be.

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Why don’t you ask the AI and find out? Start at openai.com.

The AI is a model of the world derived from our communications about reality. It appears to be an amazingly realistic model of the world (it was trained on real communications, not on noise.). In a sense you can think of the model as holding almost all answers to questions, and all you have to do is learn how best to phrase your questions to extract the appropriate answer to your question. Ask and ye shall receive.

AI appears to me to be the most powerful tool to help individuals that has ever been invented. It is in some ways the equivalent for the mind what the steam engine was for our muscles. The Luddites are always with us, but they don’t have much effect in the long run.

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My purpose in suggesting these questions "to AI" is to get Clif to discuss them. So far we have NOT had an honest discussion about Socialism in the US. Generally the topic is avoided by referring only to Communism, which everyone accepts as bad, while they somehow believe Socialism is different and "this time we will get it right" or some such nonsense. Socialism is the culprit tearing this country apart and spreading corruption and treason. Socialism is a disease and it is as bad for the country, any country, as cocaine addiction is for the human body.

there should be no "aisle" on one side of which are Socialists calling themselves liberals or progressives or Democrats. The government should not be manipulating the economy, which is always done in favor of those who support them politically. Believing the government should do this is disavowing the intent of the Constitution, which is to secure Rights, not "stuff" or money; AND it means anything is alright so long as it pays.

Historically there is a difference in intent between Socialism and Communism, but in practice, they are the same: a paid hierarchy of political supporters who extract the wealth of everyone else. It is the same as having a ship full of pirates rule the country.

BUT there has been no one in alternative media with guts enough to discuss this as a root cause that MUST be dealt with or we will never be able to have the Good Government our forefathers dreamed of.

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Hmm ..... if a 15 minute city equals a 15 minute serfdom. How many minutes does it take for humans to wake up?

I know that if a hypersonic missile is launched by Russia; targets Davos and Basel Switzerland, the New World Order will last just 15 seconds, reducing Davos into a crater lake.

Hello Humans..... you are free ...... again.

All meant in jest of course.

The Global 15 Minute Serfdom is going to fail in less than 15 seconds; even without Russia's help. If they take down the internet, how will they be able to "track" people?

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For what it's worth... even if you can't talk about the poison death jab to certain people, I have found that you can talk about 15 minute cities to them, as well as The Great Reset and the WEF.

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Yes these same people will be the first ones to complain when the system sets up expiry dates for their savings accounts. Asleep no more......

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Aren't the Bilderbergers meeting right now in Portugal?

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Yes, not sure how long their meetings last.

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BING AI’s essay, when asked to write in the style of Orwell:

The 15-minute city is a concept that aims to create urban environments where people can access their basic needs within a 15-minute walk or bike ride from their homes. It is presented as a solution to the problems of congestion, pollution, inequality and alienation that plague modern cities. But behind this seemingly benign idea lies a sinister agenda of social engineering and totalitarian control.

The 15-minute city is not a new idea. It has its roots in the utopian visions of the early 20th century, such as Ebenezer Howard’s garden cities and Le Corbusier’s radiant city. These visions sought to create ideal communities that would harmonize nature and culture, individual and collective, order and freedom. But they also entailed a radical transformation of the existing urban fabric, which was seen as chaotic, dirty and oppressive. They required the demolition of old buildings, the displacement of populations, the imposition of rigid plans and regulations, and the surveillance and discipline of the inhabitants.

The 15-minute city is a modern version of these utopian visions. It claims to be more democratic and sustainable, but it is equally authoritarian and destructive. It aims to create homogeneous and standardized neighborhoods, where people live, work, shop, learn and play in the same area. It eliminates diversity and spontaneity, reducing the city to a series of functional zones. It discourages mobility and exploration, confining people to their local bubbles. It erodes social ties and civic engagement, isolating people from each other and from the wider society.

The 15-minute city is also a tool of political manipulation and ideological indoctrination. It serves the interests of the global elite, who want to consolidate their power and wealth by controlling the masses. It promotes a culture of conformity and obedience, where people are conditioned to accept their assigned roles and identities. It suppresses dissent and opposition, where people are monitored and punished for any deviation from the norm. It fosters a sense of fear and helplessness, where people are dependent on the state for their security and welfare.

The 15-minute city is not a utopia, but a dystopia. It is not a vision of human flourishing, but of human degradation. It is not a solution to the problems of urban life, but a cause of them. It is not a city at all, but a prison.

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Looks like maybe Bing has a different worldview than ChatGPT 😂😂

It did a pretty darn good job on this assignment. A+.

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A good one!

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Yes, I actually made dandelion jelly. It was interesting, the pollen gives a resemblance to honey and wine. I raised bees and made meade years ago, and I suppose that is why I recognized them in the taste of the jelly. After Clif's memo on Poppies, both the poppies and dandelions are on the radar. I recommend looking into books about the local weeds and their medicinal properties.

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Another walk down memory lane with Clif. Simple solution .. just say "no" ...massive noncompliance with everything "they" mandate. Our marching orders are found in the Declaration of Independence.... time to cast off these treasonous lizards. Our government does not represent "We the People" and has little resemblance to our once noble, but now entirely captured/corrupted "Republic". We are many and they so very few. Give no more ground to these Luciferian rat bastards (mother WEFers) and their brainwashed co-horts). Weigh into them ....

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D of I helps- but those marching orders need to come from within each & every one of us, all day, every day- and it's a tough cycle to break, when the brain has been trained so well. Heart wants what it wants, even knows to be right- but brain still over rides a lot. Just keep working on it, un-train that damn brain with a new program. Working on it, working on it, still not perfect...

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