Why Are We So Obedient and Compliant?

Why Are We So Obedient and Compliant?

Our world is devolving into one of obedience and compliance. This is not tyranny, at least not yet. It seems to be arising from our enormously complex and confusing existence. People need some degree of order and certainty. These are being created by emerging societal processes that appear to require more obedience and compliance. Is this good, or not so good?

WEF’s Great Reset So Far: 2023 Scorecard

WEF’s Great Reset So Far: 2023 Scorecard

Klaus Schwab’s World Economic Forum (WEF) has been a major driving force for some kind of global Great Reset. The United Nations has 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which the WEF has adopted. What exactly is all of this really about? Great progress is being claimed, but to what actual ends? And is the progress real?

Gold Is Not the Answer for Hard-Times Survival

Gold Is Not the Answer for Hard-Times Survival

Our dollar-money is about to become worthless, so use it now to buy gold. How many times have I read this pitch recently? The dollar has lost only 98% of its value since 1913. Just 2% to go, right? Well, the real story is different and critically important to surviving the hard-times that are surely coming – fast.

Inflation Has Become “Greedflation”?

Inflation Has Become “Greedflation”?

Prices seem to go up daily. It’s harder and harder to keep spending in line with income. We keep maxing out our credit cards. Scary times. Why is this happening? Why can’t somebody do something about it? What is the real story behind the inflation we are experiencing? The real story isn’t what they are telling us.

Do We Really Need Government? Unfortunately, yes.

Do We Really Need Government? Unfortunately, yes.

Roughly 18% of the U.S. workforce is employed in federal, state, or local governments, nearly 30 million people. About half the country thinks that’s too many while the other half thinks that’s too few. Yet, government as a percentage of population has been decreasing for 50 years. Why do we need (so much) government anyway? Turns out that government size is not the problem.