The Definitive Simple Living Guide

May 17, 2012

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If you’re interested in simplifying your life, this is a great guide (it’s all based on the 2 golden principals of simple living: Identify what’s most important to you by making a list of 4 or 5 priority things, Eliminate everything else), here it is: Evaluate your commitments. Look at everything you’ve got going on in your life. Everything, […]

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Race to the Bottom

March 23, 2012

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One intrinsic problem with our competitive profit driven system:  It is a “race to the bottom”. The question that must be asked by the Capitalist is, “how hard can I drive my workers?”, “How much of their life force can I squeeze out of them?”… For the maximum output of labor power. It’s not always that the […]

Posted in: Capitalism, Greed

Take Life Less Seriously

February 25, 2012

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Here are a couple of great posts about how to lighten up….  and some inspiration to take a vacation to Carnival. 1) Life has a sense of humour – the world has an astounding way of playing with us. If you take things too seriously this can be very stressful, if you play along and laugh about it […]

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Simple Living Wisdom – Smile and Do Nothing

February 14, 2012

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Smile and do nothing, these two principals provoke simplicity at its best – contentment and serendipity or whatever other advanced words you want to use.   You have a lot to be happy about so smile, you smile and you feel happy its a non violent vicious cycle. And while just sitting and do nothing is wonderful, if your a task orientated sort […]

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Your Time is Your Own – Now Face the Fact’s are Real

February 8, 2012

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Sometimes you might feel frustrated at the system to which you are enslaved…..   Here are some relief clips from You Tube….. get angry….. better yet get out of debt and tell your boss where to shove it! It’s a system unopposed to those of us that won’t say no…. your time is your own now, face […]

Financial Shenanigans 101 – the Repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act in 1999

February 5, 2012

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I am trying to educate myself in short sharp semi palatable potions on the financial shenanigans of Fatcat bankers.  Consider the Repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, which many analysts believe should be reinstated in full to prevent the sort of bullshit behavior that lead to the Global Financial Crisis we are all suffering through.  Has the financial […]

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The System

January 25, 2012

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As the curtain closes on the first act of the Occupy protests the outcome has been, if nothing else, to open up a lively debate on the merits of the Capitalist system. “The question is not whether capitalism must be reformed. It is how.” Says Time magazine in their article How to Save Capitalism, which […]

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