“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.”
― Lao Tzu
|Happy 2012! Here's my new D.I.Y shiny!|
This is the information era. With all of this info that is available to us, why do people still believe that we need elected officials to make our decisions for us? The days when it took two months to ride to Washington to deliver the voting results of a particular area are long gone. We don't need representatives who only do what's best for them in their current situation and forget about the 'little people.' We have the technology to make decisions for our country straight from our phones. We need to cut out the middle man. What I'm saying is NO government.
I know this sounds weird to you, because all of our lives, it has been drilled into our heads that there is no other way. What I'm talking about would still be a democracy, but it would be run literally BY the people, for the people. Not by the rich, for the rich. There would be no rich, because the other thing I would cut out of the equation is money, and capitalism.
If it weren't for the corporate assholes dangling necessities of life such as food and water above our heads and forcing us to make them more prosperous just to survive, our world would not face many of the problems it does today. If the population were regulated - say, one or two children per couple, and not letting people live to be so damn old - we would have enough resources to go around. We would also need to start building houses, cars and such for EFFICIENCY rather than intricacy. We do not need to build houses with tons of wood and nails. There are plenty of other ways to build a comfortable, environmentally friendly, and inhabitable home without all of this.
So how would we live without money?
We could create a distribution system which assures that people get plenty of what they need and want in the areas the resources need to be sent. Food, water, health care and shelter? No problem. You want a snowboard because you live by the mountains? Apply to get a snowboard, they'll send you one. You want to drive a nice car? You can drive it for a specific amount of time before it goes to the next guy. You want to go on vacation? You get put on a list, and you get to take a vacation when you're up. We have the resources to do this if the population is thinned (by natural means). The reason we can't do all of this now is because of those assholes at the top of the pyramid.
This system would hopefully eventually be worldwide. The greatest part is, nobody would need to rig it to benefit themselves, because if you can get whatever you want, why do you need more?
The rich are the problem. The world needs to cut them down and put them in their place.
Another question I am frequently asked when I talk about my political view is; how would people be motivated to do anything if they didn't earn something for it?People are motivated to do things in the first place because they have a passion for them. Think of all the people who would be doctors if they could afford to go to school to become one. With this system, education wouldn't cost anything. You could be whoever, whatever you want.