Cashless Society Concerns

The ubiquity of credit cards is already bad enough.  How the Unions allowed employers to move to direct deposit of wages was the thin edge of the wedge.  These two factors have been major contributors, in my opinion, to the growth of personal debt and a false view of worth allied to a materialistic, “have it now” society that encourages debt, even revels in it, to the benefit of the…

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We are human.  How humanitarian are we?

Most of us are aware of the unprecedented levels of human conflict and suffering that exist in today’s world. We are also aware of the severe inequities in living standards, health, education, housing, access to water, sewerage and the like. We have seen, though not really acknowledged, the obscenity of 53 men and 9 women owning as much wealth as half of the World’s population, i.e 3.6 Billion people. Yes,…

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