Paradise Stolen – Parts 5-6

Episode 5 – Why We Are Poor 10:02 – Stefan Verstappen – 26 Feb 2016 Episode 6 – The Value of Money 4:49 – Stefan Verstappen – 29 May 2018

Paradise Stolen – Parts 1-4

Episode 1 – Don’t Show Your Children 5:37 – Stefan Verstappen – 30 Jan 2015 Episode 2 – The Myth of Efficiency 6:06 – Stefan Verstappen – 21 Feb 2021 “There was abundance in the Colonies, and peace was reigning on every border. It was difficult, and even impossible, to find a happier and more …

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CA Fitts – This is a Slave System

INTERVIEW Catherine Austin Fitts: This is a Slave System Orchestrated by Central Banks 48:15 – David Knight – 23 Apr 2021 The David Knight Show

Departures

The beginnings of a future post… The attached is a symphonic version of music from the Japanese movie Departures. I want to return at some time to develop this post further and talk about this deeply meaningful movie. This draft can serve as a placeholder until that time comes. – John Departures 8:18 – Joe …

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Hydrogen from Water as a Power Source

I mused on an old blog years ago that we would probably learn one day that there was more energy locked in the water of our planet’s oceans than anywhere else on Earth. I didn’t think this was some great insight, only that I was picking up on what was already known to the collective …

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A Quote from Wendell Berry

A Warning To My Readers Do not think me gentle because I speak in praise of gentleness, or elegant because I honor the grace that keeps this world. I am a man crude as any, gross of speech, intolerant, stubborn, angry, full of fits and furies. That I may have spoken well at times, is …

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Catherine Austin Fitts – Slavery System

Banking Insider Exposes Covid-19 Mark of the Beast Rollout 49:43 – Infowars – 15 Oct 2020 (BitChute video; Use your computer’s Up and Down arrows to control volume.) “This is a war, and we are financing the enemy.” — Catherine Austin Fitts Catherine Austin Fitts is someone I listen to no matter whose platform she …

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Autumn Leaves – 2020

Once again it is the season for those who both love the planet and hate it to join forces and rid their lawns of fallen leaves. Many will send their efforts to the landfill. You will be able to tell the ones who really care by the large brown paper bags they use to do …

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How Calmly Does the Olive Branch

How calmly does the olive branch Observe the sky begin to blanch Without a cry, without a prayer With no betrayal of despair Some time while light obscures the tree The zenith of its life will be Gone past forever And from thence A second history will commence A chronicle no longer gold A bargaining …

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The Money Masters

3:28:48 – Bill Still – 1996 Note that the video will likely commence at FULL volume. The controls will be visible once the video is started. Synopsis: The history of the debt money system promulgated by privately-owned central banks masquerading as central banks owned by the state and operating in the public interest. How monetary …

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109-Year-Old Veteran and His Secrets to Life

Sent by a friend… 109-Year-Old Veteran and His Secrets to Life Will Make You Smile | Short Film Showcase 12:38 – National Geographic – 5 Feb 2017 Meet Richard Overton, America’s oldest veteran. In this lively short film by Matt Cooper and Rocky Conly, hear the whiskey-drinking, cigar-smoking supercentenarian reveal his secrets to a long …

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Stop Being So Afraid of Everything

Tucker Carlson mistakenly believes that we pay the Congress to “run the country.” Like hell we do, and we should put an end to this ignorance as quickly as possible. We absolutely do NOT want, need, or intend to have a group of people made up largely of CRIMINALS and SOCIOPATHS running this country. WE …

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BlackRock, the New Great Vampire Squid

Meet BlackRock, the New Great Vampire Squid June 22, 2020 by Ellen Brown BlackRock is a global financial giant with customers in 100 countries and its tentacles in major asset classes all over the world; and it now manages the spigots to trillions of bailout dollars from the Federal Reserve. The fate of a large portion of …

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China Seizes all Bitcoin Bank Accounts

Close friends and I have wondered why anyone ever thinks they are going to outsmart a government that is intent on getting its way. A government that has virtually unlimited resources, never needs to turn a profit, and is ultimately backed not only by deadly force, but by nuclear weapons. Cryptocurrency is one of the …

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Ben Garrison – The Real Looters

Amen. Once again, thank you Ben Garrison. We’ve seen plenty of looting during the ‘peaceful protests,’ but the looters we saw on TV are amateurs compared to what’s going on at the top.  The Federal Reserve no longer consults Congress to create and distribute their debt currency. Not only has the Fed routinely bailed out …

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Regreening the Desert with John D. Liu

Masanobu Fukuoka wrote an engaging and thoughtful book about this as well, Sowing Seeds in the Desert. I did not hear Liu specifically speak of Fukuoka, but I assume that he was influenced by his work. This is a subject very close to my heart. Regreening the desert with John D. Liu | VPRO Documentary …

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The Broken Window Fallacy

The Parable of the Broken Window was introduced by French economist Frederic Bastiat in his 1850 essay “Ce qu’on voit et ce qu’on ne voit pas” (“That Which We See and That Which We Do Not See”). He illustrates why destruction, and the money spent to recover from it, is not actually a net benefit …

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Read a Book

Jerry Seinfeld once asked his friend George why he kept books that he had already read. George’s reply: “Because they’re my BOOKS!” Book lovers all over the world were vindicated with that simple explanation. Being one of those people myself, a friend sent me this last evening. A reminder to get away from your computer. …

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A New Paradigm – Look Forward

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” — Buckminster Fuller Those who traffic in force will often try to make this difficult, but the paradigm still stands. Keep moving forward. Keep your eyes on the prize. And remember, the means …

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Self-Sufficiency – Wet Shaving

About seven years ago I was in Sam’s Club looking at the high dollar disposable razors I used at the time. I finally said “No thanks,” and put them back. I determined that I was going to get back to the basics with shaving in the same way I had with food and many other …

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Massive Deflation in Progress, Blamed on “Virus”

Headlines from WOLF STREET… 27 April 2020 Wolf Richter Rails Against Mexican Companies that Borrow in Dollars and then Get Bailed Out When it Blows Up, Which is Now by Nick Corbishley • Apr 27, 2020 • 10 Comments “I want these f**kers to collapse and their CEOs thrown into a Mexican jail for having …

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The Creature from Jekyll Island – Lecture

This is from a lecture given by author G. Edward Griffin in Los Angeles, 1994. 1:13:37 – The Reality Zone – 2017-06-11 I was pleased to see that a copy of this lecture had been made available on YouTube, although technically it was not provided by The Reality Zone. It is 74 minutes long. Having …

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