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I = S - M

The modern way of thinking about economics has been I = M - S Where I is the I as in me, M is what is 'mine' and S is what ...

5/5/15

The economics of more more more is based only on two things. They are FEAR and GREED. 

Bertrand Russell pointed out a long time ago that society and schooling instill in the child, at an impressionable age, the idea that life is a fearful matter. That bad things are just waiting to happen. That life is a punishment rather than a gift. This twisted indoctrination made in every modern society on earth leads to the modern man and woman being split. This split causes behavior actuated by and based on greed. 

When the world is seen as a dangerous place the acquiring of material possessions and the inherent power in such possessions becomes a 'natural' part of the life of men and women. In such a state maximizing behavior is described as the 'natural' expression of human consciousness and self-interest is justified as a logical basis for the functioning of life.

A society based on self-interest is a society based on unTruth. UnTruth is self-defeating. UnTruth causes anxiousness, distrust of one's fellow beings, loneliness, stress, self-aggrandizing behavior. UnTruth is violent. 

A society based on the simple principle of universal love as Gandhiji taught us is a society based on Truth. Such a society has no place for FEAR and GREED. 

Let us turn our backs on unTruth. We can do so quite easily by eliminating FEAR and GREED from our own lives. When we begin to do that the economy of more more more loses its power base and withers away leaving behind only the economy of use. 

Then Truth prevails and we are whole.  



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