Feb 24, 2020, 10:49 AM
- by Bill Joslin –
From what i understand currency pertained to debt tracking before it was used for trade. (in group tally of debts within small communities that distributed resources and only engaged in formal trade across groups)(greaber’s Debt)
(oddly we’ve come full circle with currency created when debts are issued)
-by Paul Franklin –
Coinage, then, might have been an attempt to create professional armies to avoid paying them through plunder? Philanthropic.
Paper money, according to Ezra Pound, was ‘philanthropic’ invention of a Chinese Emperor in a drought, issued to the starving illiterate peasants that they might buy enough of the grain they grew from the Barons who kept it, and not die.
The barons redeem the paper for the promise of gold declared for their presentation before the Emperor.
Promise? Is this the same post?
One message I have for Christians, one thing that I can tell you with the same certainty I can predict tomorrow’s sunrise will occur – Christ is definitely not coming.
No point in waiting for that promise to be fulfilled.
Although the implication is therefore that he must already be here?