Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Feb 2012 11:22 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems No matter where you look these days, there's a profound sense here in the west that the people no longer having any tangible control over what our governments do. Sure, we are allowed to vote every once in a while, but effectively, most of our countries are governed by backroom deals and corporate interests. If matters really do get out of hand, how do we fight this? Well, with technology of course!
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Gullible Jones
Member since:
2006-05-23

That was the part I considered damaging.

Anyway, maybe I'm dense but I don't see why grand, sweeping conspiracies need to be invoked to explain the gradual corruption and failure of a republic. Similar things have happened before.

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Sodki Member since:
2005-11-10

Anyway, maybe I'm dense but I don't see why grand, sweeping conspiracies need to be invoked to explain the gradual corruption and failure of a republic. Similar things have happened before.


You are right, of course, in saying that corruption doesn't need conspiracy theories to explain it. It's obvious. But, in this day and age, when money and power are bound to select individuals as never before, bigger and more organized corruption is more probable. And there's proof everyday in the news - when the news channels decide to publish them.

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blitze Member since:
2006-09-15

Some interesting reading on the whole mess can be had at a couple sites.

The ownership of the global corporate system as deduced via fractal mathematics as written in New Scientist. It's a very interesting read.

Then there is divinecosmos.com and the dragon lawsuit reading which is quite interesting and again there is zerohedge.com which provides some interesting insight to what former insiders of the trading system think.

Now with the recent decisions given by the ECB to rewrite the terms of sovereign bonds for Greek Bond holders ripping up contractual trust, Europe has passed another credit event which will see institutions more paralyzed to work amongst each other. They are making this up as we go along and destroying the system in the process.

Any student of history will also know that the German Central Bank in the Wiemar Republic was not a Government controlled entity but a Private institution like that of the ECB and Fed now a days. Until money issuance and control is usurped from the hands of private interest and placed into public care as a vital utility for civilised existence and not for profit, then the system will continue to be corrupt and nothing a Gov or the people can do against it.

Fun days ahead but I believe at the end of the day the Anglo West Finance is headed for the grave as the World is sick and tired of the chaos it brings.

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StychoKiller Member since:
2005-09-20

Hope you didn't injure yerself by jumping to a conclusion...perhaps the comment was referring to the Illuminati.

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