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What if we could invent a system that makes people rich without work? There is such a system, the stock market. And, if your company sells stock instead of borrowing money, there can be a financial explosion that makes you a billionaire. Our financial markets are like the Capital in The Hunger Games, only the wealthy and connected benefit while everyone looses out with stagnant wages and rising costs.
The 2008 Crash was caused by collapse of mortgage-backed securities. Loans were given to non-credit worthy borrowers until the system collapsed. What is happening today that may cause a greater multi-level crash?
Once society widely understands what needs can never be met with democracy + capitalism, humanity will start seeking a better way forward. What are the two great problems that modern society cannot solve?
Forgiving debt is an ancient Hebrew practice that will benefit everyone and harm no one. We need to do this and much more to save ourselves, our children and our planet.
Money seems to be better than sliced bread. You cannot get enough of it. Here is a quick read on some of the reasons we may want to consider alternatives to monetarizing the world.