Letters To Earth

Interest, Pimps, and Prostitutes

I keep hearing warnings about the economy. This morning another article about the auto loan market came across my desk. The total amount of debt people have taken on in order to have a car to drive is now over $1 trillion, an all-time high. Economists and analysts are critical of lenders who gave...

Waking Up & Correcting Corruption

It seems it has taken forever for people to wake up to the fact that our freedoms are being stolen in a very sneaky way, but we are finally awake. In every corner and quarter of life, people are organizing and using the laws and court system to fight back. At the moment, there are pitched battles...

Getting Off the Financial Grid - #2

Just for the record, I want to say how the system used to work when I was a kid. I will have other comments about how it could work in the future. In my family, my father got up at 6 a.m. and went to work every day to produce money. He came home every night at 6 p.m. and after dinner he changed h...

Getting Off the Financial Grid - #1

The situation goes something like this...  Business aggressively markets a grossly romanticized version of everything - your hair, your skin, your weight, your clothes and shoes, your cars, houses, sex life, your vacation, your career, etc. People then chase after this romanticized illusion belie...

Marriage - Same-Sex or Otherwise - #2

A key statement I have heard in the last year is: Every child born gets a social security number almost at birth. As soon as the number has been assigned, the state begins calculating how much money that newborn citizen will make in the future. This estimate of productivity goes into a fancy calc...

Money and Work #2

October 13, 2012 There is a huge difference between jobs and work. A job is something that requires you to sell your life, your time, your energy, and your skills to someone or some corporation for a sum of money. Since everyone needs money in order to survive, the competition for jobs is fierce...