A person of good intelligence and sensitivity cannot exist in this society very long without having some anger about the inequality – and it’s not just a bleeding-heart, knee-jerk, liberal kind of a thing – it is just a normal human reaction to a nonsensical set of values where we have cinnamon flavored dental floss and there are people sleeping in the street.
I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.
The amassing of unfettered wealth of individuals and corporations should stop. The inheritance of rich people’s wealth by their children should stop. The expropriators should have their wealth expropriated and redistributed.
It affects every aspect of our lives, is often said to be the root of all evil, and the analysis of the world that it makes possible – what we call ‘the economy’ – is so important to us that economists have become the high priests of our society. Yet, oddly, there is absolutely no consensus among economists about what money really is.
"Much of the news this year has been hopeless, depressing and, above all, confusing. -To which the only response is 'Oh Dear'. Defeatest response has become a central part of a new system of political control." - Adam Curtis