Tag Archive | Greed

Lessons In Life #3

Howard Zinn’s simple, yet necessary, reply to the rulers’ First Commandment of Capitalism? “But remember, this power of the people on top depends on the obedience of the people below. When people stop obeying, they have no power.” Simple? Apparently, for many people freedom is a difficult concept to comprehend. This is obviously due to […]

Follow The Money

This is a hastily slapped together rant so I apologize for any incoherent, convoluted ramblings or redundancies. I don’t have nearly enough time lately to write and when I do it’s usually due to reading something and suddenly not being able to keep my mouth, uh fingers shut. 🙂 Thank you.   I was reading […]

The FOX In An Expensive Suit

This is a short story about perception and manipulation. Draw your own conclusion… There was concern around the farm about the growing number of eggs that were being taken by the hen house guards who’d always been trusted to care for them. It seemed the hens had to spend more time laying eggs simply to end […]

By Any Other Name

Well, here we are in an era in which suicidal tendencies are accepted as normal business practices.  Don’t worry about the lack of fresh air and clean water. Go shopping! Everything is OK. Oh, you mean to tell me we’re killing innocent people in sovereign nations because they don’t have the same priorities in life […]

Sowing The Seeds of Our Own Destruction

Greed is a plague that thrives in a society based on economics. A society in which love of money and possessions is so widely accepted that greed & selfishness are rewarded is doomed to destroy itself. This is especially true when moral courage and creative thinking are routinely dismissed as childish idealism that has no […]

Hello World, It’s Time To Wake Up and Smell The Corruption!

Hello, world. Wake up! Wake up to the ugly reality of how the United States of Corporations works today – Corporatocracy. It is a finely tuned system of organized oppression fueled by the religion of Capitalism that has been “perfected” for more than 100 years. Early in the 20th century, corporate rulers learned an insidious new way of programming people to behave […]