living and dying through
"No one is absolutly
survival depends upon mutual
competition, is the primary basis of
life and the primary engine of evolution."
"We disassociated the source of our financial
benefits from what we saw happening around us that we knew was wrong." -
Catherine Austin Fitts
"We are in the midst of a crash course in economic
- Episcopal Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori July 12,
"Society itself may be defined as nothing else
but the combination of individuals for cooperative effort. Without
social cooperation man could not achieve the
barest fraction of the ends and satisfactions that he has achieved with
it. The realm of economic cooperation occupies a far larger part of our daily
lives than most of us are commonly aware of, or even willing to admit. Marriage
and family are, among other things, a form not only of biological but of
economic cooperation." - Henry Hazlitt
"Man has almost constant occasion for the help of his
brethren, and it is vain for
him to expect it from their benevolence only. He will be more likely to
prevail if he can
their self-love in his favor, and show them that it is for their own
advantage to do for him what he requires of them." - Adam Smith
"Economic freedom is an essential requisite for
political freedom. Enabling people to cooperate with one another without
coercion or central direction reduces the area over which political power
is exercised." Milton Friedman economist,
Devotion to the corporate
fiat-money credit-based economic system has enshrined all the disadvantages and
none of the advantages of democracy.
Government is now based on dissent, in
which delay is a common tactic.
Secrecy is regularly employed so failures
seldomn come to light.
Corruption is ubiquitous in
societies permeated by immorality.
The current corporate fiat-money
credit-based economic system institutionalizes immorality diffusing it
The popular conception of the American economic
system is this: individuals, acting in
their own self-interest as economic agents, engage in economic activities
that bring them the greatest financial rewards thereby maximizing the economic
well-being of society as a whole.
Experience does not validate this
Congressmen defend the
morality of their actions by
appealing to this prevailing popular conception. Congressmen are doing exactly
as popular conception recommends - just like businessmen and criminals.
The result is
common moral values are
dismissed as irrelevant and society sinks into
economic system compels the moral decline of a culture.
Such declines are predictable,
systemic and not accidental.
The intellectual and moral failures of
the corporatists and
the current corporate fiat-money credit-based
economic system reflect the
ideological failure of the
economics of corporatism and the credit-based monetary system.
The inadequate and shoddy
economic arguments of corporatist ideologues parallels the
bankruptcy of the
military-industrial-entertainment social cultural system in which they are
Told endlessly civilization is dependent on keeping in check
violent tendencies renacted on television screens and reported in
newspapers daily its
seems odd that the truth is humans are becoming less violent.
Recent evidence about violence among
animal species, such as the
chimpanzee, and among hunter-gatherer
and early agricultural societies shows that
mankind has undergone a remarkable
pacifist revolution in the last 10 millenniums.
Humans are unique among species
in their elaborate spreading of labor among strangers.
other uniquely human attribute, language,
our ability to cooperate with strangers did
not evolve gradually during prehistory.
Only 10,000 years ago -
a blink of an eye in evolutionary
time - humans still hunted in family bands
and were suspicious of strangers, fighting those they could not flee.
They were only cautiously beginning to accept the rudiments of
Yet today, we live and work among strangers and depend upon
millions more. What has made this possible?
The answer is both
institutional and psychological.
Once people adopted a farming
lifestyle they could no longer flee unwelcome strangers, people were forced to
develop the institutions that now sustain cooperation between strangers - trade
agreements, markets and law.
Humans could do
so because of two psychological mechanisms:
Firstly, a capacity for
rational calculation of the costs and benefits of cooperation;
tendency for reciprocity, willingness to repay kindness with kindness and
betrayal with wrath.
Although neither emotional condition initially came
into being to help individuals deal with strangers both allowed people to do
so, once strangers became an inescapable fact of life.
hunter-gatherer and early agricultural societies archeological evidence suggest
that up to 40% of deaths may have been because of violence.
worldwide average rate of violent death (a little over 1% of all deaths) is
almost certainly as low as it has ever been.
The deadliest violence is
perpetrated not by individuals but by groups - gangs, armies, terrorist
networks like NATO.
cooperation is a double-edged sword.
Not only is it the foundation
of social trust, it also makes for the most successful acts of aggression
Like chimpanzees, though with more
lethal refinement, human beings harness altruism, solidarity and the skills of
rational reflection in pursuit of warfare.
information technology and human capital dramatically increase human efficiency
at making war.
"Where is the outrage in this nation? Will it all
end, finally, when there is only
McDonalds left and there is no one
who can afford its product except those who stole all the money? These
plutocrats should all be known for what they are - traitors. "- Michael
Boshears, March 2005
To work in
high finance one has to divorce oneself
from the reality of the human suffering that is caused directly by the
funneling of the fruits of wage labor
into paying for the right to use
the fungible assets forged
through a few strokes on a computer keyboard and registered in the financial
Morality must be checked at
the door much as the Pharisees checked their morality at the temple door when
they allowed the soulless money changers to set up their financial operations
in the temple.
serve Mammon or the Creator and Sustainer.
Serving the Creator and
Sustainer is defined by living
life naturally in harmony with the Earth while elevating the needs of life
above the acquisition of material possessions.
It is no
wonder that all that is good in a human -
empathy - is suppressed by the
elevation of all that is evil -
Each individual human has the
basic human right to the
basic necessities of life but no one has the
right to more resorces than
he or she can use.
The man or woman that
inordinate amount of resources has become spiritually corrupt and has very
little chance of finding communion with the Creator
and living life in communion with the
Those that accept and
support tyranny over the lives of others are as much to blame as those that
commit tyrannical acts.
This web site is not a commercial web site and
is presented for educational purposes only.
This website defines a
new perspective with which to engage reality to which its author adheres. The
author feels that the falsification of reality outside personal experience has
forged a populace unable to discern propaganda from reality and that this has
been done purposefully by an international corporate cartel through their
agents who wish to foist a corrupt version of reality on the human race.
Religious intolerance occurs when any group refuses to tolerate religious
practices, religious beliefs or persons due to their religious ideology. This
web site marks the founding of a system of philosophy named The Truth of the
Way of the Lumière Infinie - a rational religion based on reason which
requires no leap of faith, accepts no tithes, has no supreme leader, no church
buildings and in which each and every individual is encouraged to develop a
personal relation with the Creator and Sustainer through the pursuit of the
knowledge of reality in the hope of curing the spiritual corruption that has
enveloped the human spirit. The tenets of The Truth of the Way of the
Lumière Infinie are spelled out in detail on this web site by the
author. Violent acts against individuals due to their religious beliefs in
America is considered a "hate crime."
This web site in no way condones
violence. To the contrary the intent here is to reduce the violence that is
already occurring due to the international corporate cartels desire to control
the human race. The international corporate cartel already controls the world
economic system, corporate media worldwide, the global industrial military
entertainment complex and is responsible for the collapse of morals, the
elevation of self-centered behavior and the destruction of global ecosystems.
Civilization is based on cooperation. Cooperation does not occur at the point
of a gun.
American social mores and values have declined precipitously
over the last century as the corrupt international cartel has garnered more and
more power. This power rests in the ability to deceive the populace in general
through corporate media by pressing emotional buttons which have been
preprogrammed into the population through prior mass media psychological
operations. The results have been the destruction of the family and the
destruction of social structures that do not adhere to the corrupt
international elites vision of a perfect
world. Through distraction and coercion the direction of thought of the
bulk of the population has been directed toward solutions proposed by the
corrupt international elite that further consolidates their power and which
further their purposes.
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