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Council of Economic Advisors
02 Jan 2002
As we're flooded with daily doses of nasty news, let us
not forget to examine history and steer a course toward a
better society.
Council of Economic Advisors - 01/01/02

As the world's domineering political-economic system
(monopoly-finance capitalism) seems poised to unleash
a mindless (or intentional?) war between India and
Pakistan that would slaughter millions of innocent
Asians and likely escalate to global proportions of
unprecedented devastation - and even if such a holocaust
is averted and the World Bank Group and its mammonist
minions continue financing murder and misery among the
majority of our world... ahhhhh, what was I getting at?....

Yes, that's right. Have a Happy New Year!

As an independent radical centrist who examines the
perspectives and tactics of the so-called "left wing"
and the so-called "right wing" both of which I generally
view as two blind hands of the more potent "invisible hand"
of transnational banksters' Machiavellian divide-and-
conquering of the political-economic spectrum - I've
invited a broad array of informed US and global citizens
to participate in the Council of Economic Advisors.

My first question to all is: Do you think Buckminster Fuller's COSMIC COSTING

http://people.montana.com/~calsch/CosmicCosting.htm

is an accurate description of the world's most essential problem?

If not, what is inaccurate or missing from his perspective?

I was once a Democrat, then a Green, and now an independent. Like anyone, I'm "conservative" about some things (eg: protecting The Second Amendment, conserving energy) and "liberal" about others (eg: protecting The First Amendment, promoting rapid transit).

According to The Establishment, my views are "eccentric"
or "visionary" or "absurd". But according to most so-called
"common folk", my views are simply common sense but obscured, as expected, by the continual dissonance of corporate-state disinformation.

Some of you are "Republicans" or "Democrats". Some are
"socialists", others are "capitalists". Many are "greens", "libertarians" or like myself
tired of the boxy baggage of all political-economic labels.

Some of you are political celebrities to varying degrees,
and some of you are so-called "common folk" without any
awards of recognition for your diligent work.

But I believe that all of you have a deep understanding of
what's gone wrong with our world and have enough passion and creativity to attempt to alter the presently destructive course of civilization. I assume we're all engaged in the same mission.

As for myself, besides running for the entry-level position as a US Congressman (accepting NO BRIBES and insisting on
MANUAL COUNTING of all votes), I'm co-developing a currency
system based on human time and renewable energy.

Frankly, I'd rather be making movies than running for public office, but given the dismal choices we're continually "provided" by The Establishment, I've been driven by conscientious outrage (CO) to the curious situation of fighting on the front lines of the ratty race of electoral politics.

After months of campaigning to expose the fraud of the
so-called "War on Terrorism", I'm pausing to read several
books on economics, history, and law, two of which I'd
particularly like to call to your attention.

One is Carroll Quigley's TRAGEDY & HOPE: A HISTORY OF
THE WORLD IN OUR TIME, apparently suppressed for many years
but now available to the public. Pages 33-77 are
especially pertinent, as they describe the pattern of
change in European economic development including early
commercial capitalism, industrial capitalism (1770-1850),
financial capitalism (1850-1931), international financial
practices (ie: fractional-reserve banking), the situation
before 1914, and the United States to 1917. Doubtless,
there are many more pertinent pages in this lively tome,
and perhaps those of you who've read all 1348 pages can
direct our attention to such chapters. Quigley's broad
and penetrating perspective, akin to Buckminster Fuller's,
is the most objective and comprehensive history I've read.

http://amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/094500110X/cinetopia/002-4978385-1925

The other book is Thomas Greco's MONEY: UNDERSTANDING AND
CREATING ALTERNATIVES TO LEGAL TENDER. I've only begun this
new book, but assume it will be at least as illuminating as
Greco's previous work.

http://www.chelseagreen.com/Livelihood/Money.htm

So as we're flooded with daily doses of nasty news, let us
not forget to examine history and steer a course toward a
better society.

Best Regards,

Jonathan P. Chance
72 Peterborough Street
Boston MA 02215 USA
(617) 859-8155

Humanity has the option to succeed.

http://bfi.org
See also:
egroups.com/group/jpchance
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