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Is it a surprise to have institutional racism when the elite use any of these 10 lies?

Is it a surprise to have institutional racism when the elites in taking based societies (ie societies of bullies where force is used to take what they want from others to create Win -Lose society with increasing injustice & inequality) use any of these 10 lies to foster unaccountability?

(1.) It is the will of the People because Governments, politicians & bureaucrats work for the People (& not their self interest or the interests of their sponsors) even in Banana Republics or pysdo-democratic countries like America & England where the majority of votes do not count. Is it the will of the People to respond to the pandemic by increasing health damaging pollution by transferring wealth to increase subsidies to polluters?

(2.) We are in the position of self proclaimed authority so “know What is is best for You – better than you can ever know yourself!!!” despite not being known for using wisdom as party politics selects candidates who will follow the whims of the Party regardless of evidence. Bureaucrats just carry on doing what they have done -imposing “One size fits All” eg tackling Air Pollution causing Ill-health by building more roads to increase traffic to create more pollution – until the Public are so outraged by the evidence that it is not working that they force a change.

(3.) The Pursuit of Happiness. This lie implies that things (that others control are moving away from you) outside of you are more powerful / important than you as can give you limited access to the Feeling called Happiness despite the fact that feelings only exist when you choose to create them inside you.

(4.) Governments promote the lie Only Business creates Wealth (that is required to correct the damage businesses & governments produce) so they can justify subsidising them with lower tax rates & more exemptions such as spending on excess packaging & on misleading advertising via corruption corporation tax. Businesses can only sell stuff to customers who already have money and are willing to give more money to the business than it spends to obtain the stuff sold. Businesses only concentrate existing wealth into the hands of a few.

(5.) Profit measures efficiency but only when comparing businesses with the same cost & price structure in the same market. Otherwise profit only measures the ability of the business to extract more money from customers &/or from workers due to their monopoly power &/or its ability to pass costs of pollution & illness on to others.

(6.) I am more important than you because I have more wealth than you so can buy the support of the Law, government and the police. Businesses are separate legal identities to protect the owner’s assets from his actions.

(7.) Price = Cost = Value, that bureaucrats use to avoid been accountable, is a lie as there would be no reason to trade unless the perceived value & actual value to customer are above the price and above the cost the business bares to obtain the stuff they sell. The real cost would be the price the customer paid that included all the costs of externalities like pollution; illness & social damage resulting from the production & use of the stuff sold.

(8.) People are paid what they are worth. Workers are never paid what they are worth especially if they are not in a union or are from a group that is discriminated against because the wealth that workers produce has to fund raw materials, power, finance &  the accounts; admin; management; marketing; sales & customer service departments as well as giving the owners a return.

(9.) Governments pretend their system of Fake Accounting called #GDP measures economic wellness of a country – but it just distorts the economy towards what is measured and away from wellbeing as money spent on clearing up pollution and dealing with ill-health is added to the income generated by businesses producing these externalities while the full costs of the extrenalities like pollution, Climate Change & Social disruption from the organised crimes that governments foster by creating Tax Havens, are not accounted for.

(10.) Trade is always beneficial but only when done for mutual benefit with informed consent between equals. Most trade deals are unfair especially those with the US where the poorer party is limited to just selling raw materials to companies in the US and buying back the products while also being sued (in the companies own courts ) if they dare to stop the company from poisoning their people & environment. Countries wanting to be more than another polluted banana republic need to get fair trade deals with each other to build up their expertise to produce high value products to get the money to pay the interest on the loans they have been conned into accepting from the rich countries.

So what can be done about it?

Create a better resource allocation system that favours local solutions instead of muti-nationals to replace the failed greed & fear based top-down system.

That will include the use of schools:

  • to correct the programming that things are more important than people (-which is installed by bad parenting methods & advertising by age 1 )

  • to correct the habit of stress (& dis-ease) inducing shallow chest breathing

  • to reconnect people with their inner guidance systems

  • empowers people to deal with trauma so they can release the burden of passing it on

  • to empower people to use their uniqueness to work with others to create more than the sum of the parts (this wealth can be used to self fund schools & other services) to learn more I invite you to join

  • Educate people that Life Matters and Older Civilisations & Native communities have wisdom that modern society needs like how to grow your own food & to be sustainable.

  • and that Nature is not some fearful monster that must be beaten into submission. Life thrives in healthy ecosystems where the waste of one species (eg tree leaves) becomes the food / home for others and predators cooperate with pray species to keep the system healthy.

  • Dis-eases are formed when systems are out of balance: as when importing plants / animals from other areas; or by supporting the chemical farming favoured by the banks (as (a) require bigger loans each year to pay for more of the more expensive chemicals to offset the fall in productivity and (b) have a increasing risk of failure so the bank can take your land) as predators are absent from mono-cultures while pests build up resistance to the poisons applied to them. Mono-cultures are also more prone to being lost to the Changing Climate caused by urbanisation & pollution.

  • Healthy Plants turn the sun’s heating energy into growth & the production of Oxygen that we need to Breathe & to get out of Fight/Flight response.

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Why GDP is False Accounting

Why GDP is False Accounting.
GDP is the Gross Domestic Product of a country and is calculated by adding together the nominal value all economic activity (including inflation from property speculation & money spend on repairing the damage caused by polluters) of a country and hopping it will measure economic wellbeing so investors/ governments can compare their performance with other countries & over time.
Not all economic activity is beneficial so should be subtracted from the totals.
• The cost of collecting & processing all waste produced by the production & distribution systems
• The cost of health care to restore everyone back to the health they had before the economic activity
• The cost of dealing with pollution such as oil spills, mining disasters or contamination of land/water
• The cost of dealing with “natural disasters” like flooding resulting from man’s activities such as deforestation, urbanization or negligence
• The cost of dealing with high crime rates
• The cost of compensating all that are harmed by any of the above

GDP gets inflated
• when businesses extract more profit by raising their prices above costs eg drug & utilities
• when a few benefit from speculating in the land, property, commodity, stock or finance markets at the expense of the majority
• and when governments increase inflation by issuing more money (that they borrow from private companies called banks) to stimulate demand.

GDP does not include the value of voluntary work (including women’s domestic work) nor the value of those produce their own food. The value of economic activity is determined by those who control the markets and undervalues the work of those who are not empowered to choose the type or location of their work.

As Robert Kennedy said before being assassinated in 1968 “GDP does not measure productivity, income, wealth, health, wellbeing or life expectancy of people nor the sustainability, inequality & injustice of society so measures nothing of importance” so should be scraped and governments made to use True Cost / Benefit Analysis as a tool to improve their activities.

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How can we adapt to Climate Change?

When I was a kid most trees lost their leaves in mid October with the Oak loosing its leaves before Bonfire Night now Oak & Hazel do not start to loose their leaves until mid December. This year the Oak came into leaf in March 6 weeks before its pre-industrial companion the Ash. The change in growing seasons is not all good news as summers get hotter & dryer grasses including wheat for bread stop growing.

The changes in volcanic activity & solar spot activity (which causes solar wind to disrupt Earth Ionosphere shield and let more rays in) & the changes in the Earth’s orbit account for 80 to 90% of the observed temperature changes. So some change is inevitable so we need to adapt.

Politicians & bureaucrats want a simple “One Size Fits All” so Mrs Thatcher chose CO2 & set up the IPC and changed the way University Research was funded (to the number of times an article is published (ie more sensational or extreme findings) instead of the quality of peer reviews of the science / evidence) to promote it.

CO2 is produced by the process of breathing so makes an ideal tax subject as everyone breathes.

Plants use the energy from the sun to produce Oxygen & to grow in the reverse process of Breathing called Photosynthesis

6CO2 + 6H2O + Energy = C6H12O6 + 6O2

The ice core studies showed that in the past increases in CO2 lagged hundreds of years behind temperature increases. However the release millions of years worth of stored CO2 in just a few decades must have some effect.

It has been known for over 100 years (thanks to aerial photography & saterlight images) that every change in landuse (– including switching from organic farming to growing the same crops under unsustainable modern chemical production methods favored by the banks) produces detectable changes.

Bare ground & roads & buildings of non-natural materials (eg brick, concrete, steel or glass) absorb the sun’s energy as heat during the day & radiates most of it back into the atmosphere at night making towns 4c warmer than the surrounding countryside which is why some of the temperature readings are adjusted over time.

As Party Politicians & bureaucrats are not accountable & do not use science or review evidence in their decision making they want to pretend that the Climate Change we are experiencing is caused by CO2 instead of their policy of subsidizing polluters & creating economic bubbles to boost the profit of a few at the expense of all.

Climate Change can be solved by:

  1. introducing True Cost & Benefit Analysis into decision making
  2. and by transplanting Holly & Laurel from the woodlands (where they are shading out biodiversity) to increase Health & Safety of roads by planting down the center to reduce glare for drivers & to filter out the poisons
  3. Making government accountable
  4. Stop subsidizing polluters via the tax system
  5. Make produces/sellers responsible for all the waste they produce & the quality of the products (ie designed to last)
  6. Switching to Wellbeing as the primary measure of society instead of the system of Fake Accounting called GDP
  7. Requiring all land managers to leave the land & biodiversity in a healthier state than it was 10 years ago
  8. Design communities to need less commuting & to walk or cycle
  9. Design buildings & roads to be carbon neutral including in construction – growing plants on walls, roofs & other wasted areas
  10. Taking personal responsibility for the choices we make that either harm our Life-support system (boosting the profit for a few) or benefits us.

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