A reader asked how Copiosis would deal with psychosocial stresses and deprivation caused by stratified societies. Good question.... When a societal system restricts access to basic needs, and further forces people to trade (labor for income) to access those needs, it's not long before system inhabitants begin experiencing deprivation as wealth concentrates. Such deprivation breeds desperation. When the powerful thwart desperate acts, unhealthy psychological stresses emerge. We … Continue reading How to eliminate society-induced psycho-social stress
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Gonna get a bit biblical today. Speaking with a member of the Veterans for Peace (VFP), we came to agreement that Capitalism, Government/Politics, Money, and Debt were core problems underlying every persistent problem humanity faces. The VFP rep I was speaking with mentioned how difficult it is to get people beyond their defense of these four phenomena. … Continue reading Four horsemen of the apocalypse
I love ice cream. At 50, that love is paying back in pounds. Not English currency, the fatty variety. I still eat it though telling myself I'll just exercise more. Yeah, right. My fiancé and I were enjoying a home-made sundae one night. Casual conversation wandered to who invented the Banana Split - an over-the-top … Continue reading When capitalism was good