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    Local communities can and will just create their own currencies. Indian and Arab communities have used gold and jewels.
    "I think it would be a good idea." Mahatma Gandhi, when asked what he thought of Western civilization.

    The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point is to change it.
    Karl Marx.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magda Hassan View Post
    Local communities can and will just create their own currencies. Indian and Arab communities have used gold and jewels.
    I believe in the US it is illegal to issue a new currency.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lauren Johnson View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Magda Hassan View Post
    Local communities can and will just create their own currencies. Indian and Arab communities have used gold and jewels.
    I believe in the US it is illegal to issue a new currency.
    Too late. Been going on for years. Can't be stopped.

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    "I think it would be a good idea." Mahatma Gandhi, when asked what he thought of Western civilization.

    The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point is to change it.
    Karl Marx.

    "Well, he would, wouldn't he?" Mandy Rice-Davies, 1963, replied Ms Rice Davies when the prosecuting counsel pointed out that Lord Astor denied an affair or having even met her.

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    If they're going to require people to use banks (private institutions with deposit insurance that is woefully inadequate in the case of a major banking contraction), they ought to offer banking through the Postal Service backed by the full faith and credit of the government as a number of other countries do.
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    I went to Norway this past summer after not having been there for quite some years. I was there for many weeks and while I intended to, I never got around to getting cash - and didn't need to - EVERY possible purchase, now matter how small, can be made with a payment card. It already is a cashless society by and large. In fact, some gas stations and other stores will not take cash.
    If there is no struggle there is no progress. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” - Frederick Douglass
    "Let me issue and control a nation's money and I care not who writes the laws. - Mayer Rothschild
    "Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience! People are obedient in the face of poverty, starvation, stupidity, war, and cruelty. Our problem is that grand thieves are running the country. That's our problem!" - Howard Zinn

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