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Response to kristopher (Reply #38)

Mon Apr 16, 2012, 12:53 AM

40. Yes, bigger picture. You don't have to give up everything to be independent of systems of control.

That includes other people's lives and well-being and the planet that sustains us. It's not impossible to have a balance by resisting or guiding authorities that seek to control so much of life on Earth.

We either believe that people are created equal and don't deserve to live in a caste system created by a technocracy which has no regard for democracy, or we don't believe in it and intend to balance ourselves on top of that pyramid. There isn't much room there, though, as proven by the fight between the 99% and the 1% worldwide.

It doesn't have to be that way, but giving in to all of it allows the 1% to enslave more people than currently are done so now. I don't want my luxuries to come from the suffering of others.

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