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GRUNCH of Giants (english)
by Buckminster Fuller
Email: jpchance (nospam) egroups.com
Address: 72 Peterborough Street, Boston MA 02215 USA
13 Jan 2003
On February 1, 1982, the United States ambassador to the United Nations stated to the media that all the "United Nations now hate the U.S.A." What they hate is Grunch, but Grunch is able to deceive the world into blaming the very innocent people of the United States....
...As mentioned earlier, limited-liability, abstract corporate "beings" needed no passports to travel altogether invisibly across national borders.
Soon after World War II, America's five hundred largest corporations became supranational, taking with them (out of the United States) the invisible legal controls over what had been born as American industry with all its "know-how."
The know-how had been paid for initially by the U.S. people through their government's wartime (or "on the brink of wartimes") underwriting of the prime technologies as initially developed only for the U.S. Department of Defense or the Manhattan Project or the space program, developed in wartime at government ("we the people's") expense and turned over gratis for "operational efficiency" in "peacetime" to privately owned corporations.
World War I brought vast munitions-buying on credit by the U.S. government, and the figures ran into multi-millions of dollars as private U.S. industrial corporations acquired postwar operational rights to all the wartime government-financed new-era technology production machinery. Stockholders prospered.
World War II saw the same U.S. government credit employed to produce "multi-vaster" new-technology munitions, with the dollar figures running this time into the multi-billions of dollars.
World War III's third-of-a-century of "cold-warring" between the U.S.A. and U.S.S.R., waged vicariously through many hot-war puppeted nations, has seen the annual munitions figures running into the
multi-trillions of dollars.
The U.S.A. 1981 "national" debt is over a trillion dollars, and the U.S. cannot pay even the interest on that debt. We can very properly call World War I the million-dollar war and World War II the billion-dollar war and World War III the trillion-dollar war.
In the meantime, all the industrial research and development as well as its products have become involved with the invisible technologies of atomics, electronics, chemistry, molecular alloying, and information processing.
All the research and development of all the products and services that are going to affect all of our forward days are now being conducted in the realm of the electromagnetic spectrum "reality" not directly apprehendible by any of the human senses.
While the North American-situated factories and spectacular city buildings seem to be and are thought of by humans as being American property because they are located on American land, most are no longer
For instance, though thought of as "American," a majority of the skyscrapers of Honolulu belong to Japanese bankers. Arabian oil billionaires own many U.S. city skyscrapers. Kuwait owns the large South Carolina coastal island of Kiawah.
What was once world-around high credit for American ingenuity and friendliness is no longer existent. On February 1, 1982, the United States ambassador to the United Nations stated to the media that all the "United Nations now hate the U.S.A."
What they hate is Grunch, but Grunch is able to deceive the world into blaming the very innocent people of the United States.
All the continental U.S.A.'s industrial factories and grounds and 90 percent of all that can and does produce physical wealth has already become or is about to become the humanly invisible property of inhumanly operative supranational corporations controlled by the invisible human owners of invisible Swiss [now elsewhere] bank account code numbers.
A vast new giant of approximately no-risk capitalism is now astride the world. "Earning" over a trillion dollars a year, this supranational giant's monopoly over know-how, wealth, research and development, and production and distribution facilities is worth at least $20 trillion (U.S.A. dollars, September 1981).
While the giant now owns and controls four-fifths of the planet Earth's open-market bankable assets, $1 trillion of those giant's assets are in monetary gold bullion.
Astride spherical Spaceship Earth, the supranational corporate Grunch of Giants faces a political giant of non-capitalistic forces controlling the lives of two-thirds of humanity....
http://egroups.com/group/jpchance - United States President.
http://egroups.com/group/Time-Energy-Accounting - TEA.
http://bfi.org/operating_manual.htm - R. Buckminster Fuller.
http://constitution.org - Understanding Citizenship.
http://whatreallyhappened.com - CENSORED.
http://www.awea.org - Prosperity, Not War & Pollution.
http://treasurynet.org - Time + Energy = Wealth.