Definitions of Various Economies
In the discussions below on economic systems a "publicly owned" means of production is described as owned by the people, not "by the state" or "by the government". These latter two phrases were meant to mean the same thing as "by the people" in their original systems because those systems have governments of the people in their ideal forms. However, this slight, seemingly harmless alternate definition injects fatal flaws allowing an entity separate from the people to control these important things thus deviating from the true intent of the original systems thereby not practicing the system intended regardless of public claims. This small twist in the definition and intent of the system is exactly what has demonized the good intent of socialism, and its archetype, communism. Twisted by power mad tyrants so that now the very use of the titles of these systems sends fear and hatred into the beholder. It must be clear that the Individualists do not defend the totalitarian governments of the past who falsely claimed to utilize these systems in the name of tyranny. The Individualists simply present the true noble intent of their ideal forms to shoo away darkness falsely connected therewith. The Individualists aim to show the misconceptions of each of today's economic systems and bring them all into equilibrium especially exhibiting how each can be perverted to a system of control simply by slightly distorting their definitions or mass understanding of their definitions. Individualism realizes that each system has a kernel of truth as well as a kernel of ignorance and attempts to extract the good of each system and compile it into the universal technique of Individualism by clearly defining their synthesis so as to be incorruptible. Once again "by the people" and "by the government" were intended to define the same group but now the latter speaks of an entity separate from the people, beware of these twists. The Individualist defines them all as "By the people" meaning exactly and only "each and every individual in the entire society bar none", and far from "publicly owned" as in the sense of purchased stock.
To quote the online encyclopedia Wikipedia pertaining to the definition of capitalism: "There is continuing debate over the definition, nature, and scope of this system."
Therefore, due to the variety of definitions, only one definition has been presented so as to avoid a "capitalism definition debate" which is not the in the scope of this work. The following definition sums up the Individualists' understanding of the basic concept.
Defined by American heritage dictionary:
1. An economic system characterized by freedom of the market with increasing concentration of private and corporate ownership of production and distribution means, proportionate to increasing accumulation and reinvestment of profits.
The freedom of true capitalism cannot be denied, but it is rarely practiced, if at all, in its ideal form due to countless laws, regulations and restrictions designed to control who and what comes to power. Yes it can be said that capitalism fuels incentive for each individual to get up and work hard for what they dream of, but makes no promises of fulfilling that dream. And the harder or smarter one works the greater will be the success, thus the amount of work energy and the efficiency of that work is directly proportionate to success, - ideally. This neglects to consider, however, families who have long had control of vast wealth and or corporations, and place their family members directly into power with little or no effort. It neglects the masses of middle class laborers who, some even with college education, burn every ounce of energy each day until collapsing in bed just to make ends meet. Yes it drives one to work one's hardest, possibly in haste, developing innovative new technology for great personal reward but neglects that it will also conceal new technologies such as disease cures because of the great market demand for them. For the same selfish profiteering reasons it will curb resources away from things that will hurt profit even if it is to the benefit of all mankind.
It is said that each individual is free to do whatever type of work they wish. However, people end up doing what makes more money, not what they love, and what makes money may not be what is best for human evolution, especially in these times where mankind has completely lost touch with the reason for incarnation and dwells in complete nonsense. Thus the initial person is alienated not only because of labor specialization but because of a task one is uninterested in and which evolves one's being to no extent during the long hours applied, nor does it assist humanity. Enthralled to fulfilling the dream of another at one's own expense. Thus it is a tragic waste of life force from the Individualistic point of view. Every ounce of time must be used for the evolution of self, all else is secondary.
This "freedom" of market concept is even further corrupted. All things in nature have limits, the Earth has a definite path, beings have definite life spans etc. So too must this free market have a limit so as to avoid corporations which become larger than nations exploiting the masses and the Earth, causing freedom to be in the hands of only the few. The limit is not applied to the freedom of activity, it is applied to size. Once a business gets so large there is no logical reason for it to grow even larger save for power, control and other vices which fuel the egos of totalitarian madmen. As one can see in the definition, " increasing concentration of private and corporate ownership", here the definition is plainly admitting this fatal flaw. With an unlimited free market, businesses soon own all, and they then buy each other out until all things are owned by a mere handful of people. Thus the God given things such as land and resources, have false claim laid over them by man, forcing others to labor to receive what is truly owned by God and given freely to all men, not just a few. It is no different than the feudalism it evolved from, the business owner becomes the authoritarian despot, and through his hierarchy of officer/barons and foreman/knights he rules his serfs, the nameless employees nearly powerless to raise up in the company, a mockery of the proclaimed freedom. Thus one can see that the "freedom" of this system is directly proportionate to level of rank in a particular size of a company which is proportionate to wealth and power. The result is thus subtle slavery of the masses being that the higher the rank the fewer the available positions.
The Individualist believes the goal of human existence is the cultivation of the human mind body and spirit. Not the construction of the largest and most inharmonious machine or city ever built. Look at society, and honestly ask where is it heading, what is the ultimate goal? What more has it achieved since its ancient brethren besides unnecessary creature comforts and devises that in no way assist mankind's evolution or the welfare of the planet which sustains them. Man has moved virtually nowhere in evolution for thousands of years. His understanding of nature has been used to no constructive ends. If anything we have gone backwards and become ignorant to nature and bedazzled by our own magnificent pointless material creations. To this day we cannot build the pyramid of Giza yet we call our selves 'advanced'? Materialism is the cause, the focus upon only the physical has caused man to lose touch with his true nature, the infinite soul!
Proponents would say that capitalism does assist humanity, now this is where the definition and beliefs of life's purpose must be defined. The proponents judge the evolution of a nation and people by the sophistication of their material technology and level of production of these items which may or may not assist humanity's evolution. These proponents go as far as waging war on third world countries informing them that they are benevolently assisting them to evolve to the pointless materialistic state of waste and consumption possessed by the "advanced" first world countries. Hypothetically, say a nation had no creature comforts, and lived a ancient tribal life, yet were happy, prayed to their god every moment of life, and were strong in mind body and spirit such as the native American. Suddenly they were forcefully converted to materialism and forced to work and learn the "new" and "better" system. They became unhappy, stopped praying as much, and didn't have time to study the wisdom of their culture. They were no longer allowed to freely take what they needed from the earth because others now "owned" it. In which state were they successful? Are devoted monks less evolved than the rest of us when they denounce material possessions yet submerge themselves in a wealth of knowledge and a life of simplicity? This is not to say that the Individualist is a proponent for tribalism or a life of a monk, it is simply to show the alternate views of "success". It is not denied that technology is useful, but it must be guarded against so as not to become the main focus of existence.
The primary focus of capitalism is materialism, to have and to own. Its very definition includes "capital" which is material wealth. The Individualist does not dispute mans inherent desire and right to own, but it must be done so in a wise manner. How many people have not the things they need? How many people have things they never use or used only once? How many have purchased the latest trendy item which does nothing to enhance their mind, body or spirit? Material objects are vain and pointless unless they, as tools, can contribute to the ultimate goal of one's personal evolution.
Capitalism has made itself an object of such focus that it gains more attention than the goal of life itself. Life is not about pointless work, it is about meaningful work, which is individual evolution. Many live life the way they were told to live; get a job, get a spouse, have children, have your children get a job and spouse and have their children do the same etc. It is a never-ending cycle of servitude that achieves nothing, ignorant to the spirit of man, its importance and precedence. People then focus on work and making money more than living life and enjoying the majesty they dwell in. They focus on making this money as fast as possible regardless of the consequences, generating haste, because the system has taken away all spare time from them. Haste in turn generates inferior and unwise solutions which are irresponsibility, which generates nothing but corruption and pollution. It has been common sense for aeons that haste makes waste yet its practice governs our modern lives. Today everyone is trying to "get ahead", get ahead of what? Ahead of their fellow brother regardless if they feed him to the wolves? Or ahead of the machine that saps them of their most precious and aware hours of the day, and then taxes their tranquility of mind afterwards with silent threats of future despair if even more of their effort, in the form of capital, is not produced to quench the ever increasing cost demands of the need suppliers. It also may lead to one becoming one of those who profits by impassively deceiving and enslaving one's fellow brethren. To strive for only the pile of gold is directly ignoring the most important task in one's life – to strive to make oneself gold! The flaw of modern capitalism is that work energy is directed senselessly and hastily. All its solutions and fruits being only shortsighted, short term goals for the quickest possible self profit regardless of a bigger picture or a wiser long term solution, thus thoroughly selfish.
To look at capitalism from a static point of view it seems a noble system. But when set into motion over time it inevitably steadily increases in bias as delineated by the above definition. The haves become less and the have-nots become greater. The haves having everything and the have-nots having nothing, thus naught but a world of corporate tyranny results. The youth of the have-nots are forced to work unless they have come into great money, the chances of which are negligible, they have no choice but to deal with the machine at whatever job pays the best, regardless of their loves. An environment where one is forced to work is slavery. True every man must work for food, but natural tasks such as hunting, fishing or tilling, are not very time consuming or difficult when supporting just oneself. To put things into perspective, in this present day world the average man works six hours more per week than the average roman slave for the goal of others. His key to escape, the knowledge of self-subsistence, is kept from him. (a 1000 ft2 garden worked 1/2 hour a day can support two people all year)
One major reason is generation. People are being born into biased conditions and each generation the bias increases. Another reason is the lack of size limitations on businesses. A large company has the power and wisdom of generations and buys out other companies, however large, yet less powerful. Thus these giant companies become immortal, no real competition exists. Even when two or more immortal companies find themselves unable to buy each other out they inevitably cooperate behind closed doors, thus creating a monopoly but technically not so. The playing field is therefore increasingly unfair as the system proceeds. The wealthy and large corporations, usually one in the same, get favored by government representatives through either contributions, or the politician being invested into the company, thus developing a higher degree of freedom and control over the laws and governing forces. The have-nots, needed by the haves to continue their parasitical existence, are subjected to lesser freedoms, not necessarily by law, but simply by their meager resources and conditions. Price itself puts much out of reach for the have-nots. Long hours take all their spare time putting out of reach even the learning of higher concepts. Therefore the have-nots progressively weaken. Thus capitalism inevitably evolves back into feudalism overtime, having different privileges for different classes.
At its most extreme stage, the state we are in now, capitalism evolves to corporatism which is a type of global fascism were the overwhelming power, wealth, and influence of the haves (now king-like) leads to their direct control over global proceedings, whether or not made public. The leaders being leaders of companies and not nations or governments, and are therefore out of the spotlight, making this modern version far more insidious and dangerous than all other previous manifestations of fascism throughout human history. The executive officers of these vast corporations become the dictators of world affairs with absolute power, mocking any nation's government. The global masses are exploited for their labor and fed that which they produce at further expense to themselves at a gain to only the haves. This exploiting system is then forced upon new countries when one host is used up, and these parasites seek out another. Any resistance to their will is met with propaganda (1. To gain support from their own nation for their actions, and 2. To "convince" the other nation that the proposed actions are "good" for it) and "terrorism" which is the creation of ambiguous and illusionary threats to either demonize any enemy or resistance to their system, granting support from allies, and giving reason to cause war. Thus increasing waste and consumption to their profit by A. the war itself and B. by new territories whose resources are added to the system of waste and consumption. Exploiting oversees workers in the name of progress. Public consent being maintained by various knowledge filters securing mass ignorance.
A way revolution is avoided is through labor unions, which act as ambassadors from the haves to the have-nots. They are emanations from, and are utterly controlled by, the haves to set wages on the borderline of happiness. The wage, no matter how large it may seem, decreases per year as the cost of living rises disproportionately to the wage increases. The system is strictly to control revolution of the massive group of exploited have-nots. However, once sufficient control is secured, the wages will rapidly drop. This can already be seen in the massive amounts of workers exploited for slave labor wages all throughout, India, Russia, China, and Mexico. As can be seen these countries make up much of the world's population, thus much of the world is already enslaved by this insidious nonsense.
The need suppliers have mercilessly merchandised everything sacred. Just look at any Christian holiday, so far removed from the sacred with plastic light up Santa clauses, and rabbits. Wasting light energy with meaningless home decorations, and buying material things instead of quietly worshiping the divine whose living body is nature not some cheap and graven plastic image which most likely is not biodegradable. No offense to the Christians (or any other religion whose sacred beliefs have been desecrated and unconsecrated by the heartless merchandising machine). It is not their fault – they have been lead into this mode of thoughtless thought and deem it acceptable because of years of their higher senses being numbed to its foul presence. It is a sacrilege, yet to the need suppliers only selfish gain is sacred and all in their way are trampled mercilessly asunder while any tactic possible will be utilized to bait their fellow man especially utilizing what is most dear to him; the sacred or the beloved.
Thus, thanks to the degenerative effects of capitalism in practice, our dying world has lost sight of any goal to its existence. Their malformed goals and ideals are now a new shiny car, or a flashy gadget that everyone else has, or robbing their fellowman. No sacred, noble, pure acts or higher goals are amongst any of them, a blaspheme to the one God worshiped by all men under various names. They reach for dust while infinite power lays just beyond. Their madness is so profound that they laugh at truth and love, peace and harmony, and feverishly rub their fingers raw digging for more gold, slaying all in their path. No higher thought exists, and if it dare appear it is quickly corrupted and turned away from harmonic solutions. Sculpting this global society to purposefully maintain waste and consumption for the continual profit of the very few.
Unrestricted Free knowledge is the key to the power and freedom of the Individualistic society. As capitalism is based on the acquisition and application of material wealth for the advancement of the minor individual self, Individualism is based on the acquisition and application of knowledge for the advancement of mankind as a whole and greater Self. This system still possesses capitalistic principles even though material wealth is no longer the priority. The Individualist counteracts the negative effects of modern capitalism while retaining its free market and private ownership by placing minor corporate limits as checks to negate the natural tendency for capitalism to bias to extreme and volatile contrasts between the haves and have-nots. The Individualists also implement self sufficiency causing many need suppliers to lose their dependent hosts and thus weaken and die, unless they be a truly useful good or service contributing to the greater good of mankind.
A final word of warning is shown in the definition of Fascism by The American Heritage Dictionary:
"A philosophy or system of government that is marked by stringent social and economic control, a strong, centralized government usually headed by a dictator, and often a policy of belligerent nationalism."
As one can see, large corporations possess all the elements of a fascist definition. Their internal hierarchy is stringently controlled and their control over economics effect global affairs. Their strong centralized leadership is their executive officers, the highest being their dictator, (one who issues commands). There nationalism is company marketing propaganda creating loyal followers who go as far as tattooing company logos upon their bodies, no different than a country's flag.
From Latin Socialis, (of companionship) from Socius (companion, partner) and ism, (practice, quality or system) Thus "the practice of companionship"
Defined by: Sonoma State University, Department of History
1. Adherence to the theory of social organization which believes the proprietorship and the authority of the means of production, capital, land, etc. should belong to the entire community.
Defined by: University of Manitoba, Department of Anthropology
2. Economic system centered on the belief that the means of production (such as land) should be collectively owned and that market exchange should be replaced by collectively controlled distribution based on social needs.
Defined by: Summit Ministries, Manitou Springs, CO
3. The theory or system of the ownership and operation of the means of production and distribution by society rather than by private individuals, with all members of the community coerced to share in the work and the products.
Defined by: Teachnology.com
4. A political or economic theory in which community members own all property, resources, and the means of production, and control the distribution of goods.
Defined by: WGBH educational foundation
5. Any various theories or systems of social organization in which the means of producing and distributing goods is owned collectively or by a centralized government that often plans and controls the economy.
The Individualist's method of defining socialism removes the possibility for an entity separate from the people to feign socialist practice. The Individualist defines socialism as:
An economic system where the means of production and distribution are equally owned and governed by each citizen of the union.
These definitions speak for themselves. The people are in power, not the government. When compared to all past governments throughout history claiming to have been socialist, on sees how far from truth they were. Yet the Individualist is not to be considered socialist by praising portions of this system, it merely takes this power of the people and merges it with capitalistic free market purged of faults, soon to be explained in detail.
There can be little comments on this system being it has yet to be implemented.
From old French, commun (Common) and ism (practice, quality or system) thus "common quality" or "the practice of common quality"
Communist philosophy believes that a communal life gives true freedom from limitations and contentment in one's works. By allowing people to do what they want for how long they want too. Cooperating with one's fellow man in this way eliminates the desire to exploit one's fellow man. Thus, in its ideal form it is a peaceful system of absolute equality, and subsequently practically a fantasy.
Communism is an archetypal concept. Which, contrary to popular belief, has never been implemented. All governments to date claiming to be communist are naught but corrupt attempts at socialism, masquerading dictatorships bringing misconception and negativity to both socialism and communism. Communism is the pinnacle of socialism. It is an Ideal state of human cooperation which has never yet been achieved save by some small sects such as monasteries and most likely will remain a fantasy. The exact reason why communism cannot be implemented is because of the faults of man. Every man, save not one must be enlightened so that the entire society is pious and selfless in order to achieve such a degree of equality and cooperation, this epic challenge is why communism remains a fantasy.
All supposed communistic systems to date have kept a hierarchy of elite ruling and dictating to the workers, a direct contradiction of the practice of communism, as they have not established communal ownership of property and absolute equality. These dictatorships and repressive governments that falsely claimed to practice communism defame its name. For example China's supposed communist system has a ruling elite suppressing all workers and dealing them out to the western capitalists for slave wages, the working poor are far from in control as directly defined by communism. Where in any of these supposed socialist and communistic governments and economies has the working class ever ruled? Never. It is only by groups of despots separate from the people who claim to represent the working class while they direct and control them for their own ends. No different from any other controlling system, no matter what one labels it, it is simply tyranny. Socialism can only truly exist under a direct democracy, otherwise it is perverted, and thus cannot evolve into communism.
Thus far the definitions of the above governments and economies were relatively simple, summed up in a few sentences. This is how any word should be. When a word cannot be described in such a simple manner the word has become ambiguous and used for too many purposes, sometimes conflicting. It is at this time when the word needs either redefined or replaced by a newer clearly defined term. Look up fifty different definitions for communism and you will find fifty different answers. The word means so many things now because so many fools have titled governments as communistic when they were nothing above tyranny. It has also become a word applied to any form of evil, or suspect political practice.
Therefore, much is written below on communist definitions because of the term's dire need for disambiguation. The vast meanings of the word shall be shown to clearly distinguish from the definition to be used in this document so as to avoid being demonized when describing the few gems this system has to offer to nobility.
1. The political, social, and economic system of certain countries in which the state, governed by a single party without formal opposition, owns all property, controls the production and distribution of goods and services, and, to a great extent, controls the social and cultural life of the people. – Vincent Massey High School
-- The " governed by a single party without formal opposition" part has little to do with communistic economy and a lot to do with tyrannical government. Also "and, to a great extent, controls the social and cultural life of the people" would be under tyranny also, as communism by definition has no ruling class. It also fails to define "the state" which is supposed to be the people and not a separate tyrannical entity.
2. A. A term that can refer to one of several things: a social and economic system, an ideology which supports that system, or a political movement that wishes to implement that system.
B. Communism is an ideology that seeks to establish a classless, stateless social organization based on common ownership of the means of production – Wikipedia
-- The latter, the political movement, is what has demonized the system. Too many tyrants have falsely claimed to have implemented the system, utterly defaming it.
3. An economic theory which stresses that the control of the means of producing economic goods in a society should reside in the hands of those who invest their labor for production. In its ideal form, social classes cease to exist, there is no coercive governmental structures, and everyone lives in abundance without supervision from a ruling class. – Illinios State University History Department
-- According to this definition one can see that communism has never yet been implemented.
4. An economic system in which capital is owned by private government. Contrasts with capitalism.
– Deardorff's Glossary of International Economics.
-- This definition does not describe communism, but tyranny. Capital is owned equally by the people in communism and there is no private ownership. Capitalism is where capital is owned by private forces, some larger than governments.
5. A system of government in which the state plans and controls the economy and a single, often authoritarian party holds power, claiming to make progress toward a higher social order in which all goods are equally shared by the people. – WGBH educational foundation
-- The authoritarian party is a misleading concept because once a civilization is in unity any deviation from that is not unity, thus all in agreement would consequently be all of the same belief, therefore "a party". Again the state is not defined leaving much space for the entity separate from the people to be implied which again is tyranny. Also communism is more an economic system than a governmental system. Its cooperative economic methods actually negate government in its ideal form.
6. A political theory derived from Marxism, advocating a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person is paid and works according to his or her needs and abilities. – University of Sydney, Cuban Missile Crises glossary
-- Marxism is but one branch of communist philosophy, thus this definition defines only Marxist communism, not communism itself.
All these definitions were thus shown not only to show the various definitions claiming to define a concept while either erroneously defining it, only partially defining it or defining another word in its place thus propagating misunderstanding among the masses. Therefore, for the remainder of the document only the definition below will be used.
An economic system where all property and the means of production and distribution are equally owned and governed by each citizen of the union.
Myths have become associated with communism because of the tyrants who used its label to hide their tyranny. One of them being the belief in no god. This is found in some schools of thought derived from communism but is not an ideal communistic belief. Some of the earliest communistic societies were monks sharing between each other thus the belief in God was definitely present. Communism is an economic system, to describe thoughts of divinity in the same sentence is to deviate from the scope of the core definition. When doing so one is discussing "communism as applied to God" instead of defining communism itself. The Individualist believes that only ignorant, profane and tyrannical systems would outlaw or teach no God in any government or economic system.
Unfortunately the most popular system of communism is Marxist communism which indirectly teaches violence. Violence need not be implemented to usurp corporate fascism or any other oppressor. The Marxist revolutionary solution can easily be used by evil in the guise of good to rally a powerful revolutionary force and when finished with them, enslave them. The only way this or any other type of enslavement can be avoided, and an oppressor successfully removed and a newly implemented system maintained, is by thorough education of the masses to the principles which initiate, uphold, and maintain both systems as well as the reasoning for doing so, else the system quickly devolves to tyranny.
Individualism sees communism as an extremist practice, far from practical application to the masses. Its high regard for cooperation and fellowship is recognized and the basic principle is adopted by Individualism. Its noble attempt to stop man from focusing on material things by negating private property is also acknowledged but deemed too extreme and a disregard of mans inherent desire to own. Individualism taxes excess property to achieve much the same goal while allowing as much property as one can afford. It must be said that ideally communism is a quiet, peaceful and pious system meant more for ascetics, as opposed to an entire globe, unless, of course, that globe becomes a globe of ascetics.
There is but one definition for Individualistic economics true throughout time:
1. An economic system encouraging self production, stressing the meaningful purpose of all things created, and efficiency in that creation, where the amount of private land and size of private business is fairly regulated and a major portion of the means of production, distribution and trades are equally owned and governed by each citizen of the union whose idea of success is the attainment of the highest possible degree of perfection in mind, body and spirit in the life span allotted.
This alternate concept of economic success prioritizing intellectual gain as opposed to material gain, leads to efficiency of every industry, honing them toward the evolution of mankind. All deviations from this path are accordingly seen as wastes of time and energy, consequently rendering most of the present economic mechanisms pointless. The unnecessary complexities of which were initially formed by handing over one's personal responsibilities to others initiating a cycle of malignant growth. Self-sufficiency, the key to true freedom and growth, was lost. Education was altered to make corporate tools instead of wise individuals. Free unrestricted knowledge remedies all of these ailments creating an enlightened society, each contributing to all government and economic decisions. This is ensured by erection of the Greater Eye of the Populus (GEP), a system of notification composed of the people keeping each individual informed and relaying their opinions and desires directly to the necessary department. The result is a content, efficient society in harmony with each other and nature whose actions truly mirror the desires of its people.
The Individualist is an obvious adversary to the pointless machine of waste and consumption. Its unhealthy fixation upon "economic growth" and "creating jobs" has become a madness. A project funded by the people which creates 1000 "jobs" sends 1000 people into servitude for the machine and increases the waste and consumption proportionately. Far less money spent on teaching 1000 people self sufficiency frees them from the system and decreases its waste and consumption proportionately. Allowing their work energy to be directed toward loftier goals such as refinement of self, acquisition and assimilation of knowledge and using both to aid mankind. The old aphorism "give a man a fish and he will eat for a day, teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime", takes on profound meaning here. Without this knowledge of self-sustenance one's very life is in danger and one is forced to depend on another. The perfect unbreakable chain for a slave.
The Individualist therefore becomes the demise of the need suppliers because he fulfills his own needs and takes all aspects of his life into his own hands naturally dissolving the market, a loop composed of the people as end consumer as well as the exploited resource. Taxed on both ends by a middleman who does nothing. Individualism establishes regulations keeping the size and influence of surviving private businesses in check by business ownership and employee responsibility laws coupled with 'large entity' and 'excess property' taxes. These cause any private entity which grows large to yield great returns to the people, who are the society upon which its existence depends.
The native Americans had a simplistic society in harmony with creation, the Individualists recognize this important value but also recognize the power that technology has to assist mankind in evolution, if brought into the same scope. As more people begin working strictly for them selves, production would slow yet result in efficiency. Technological advances would increase in frequency and magnitude because of the great deal of time people have to peacefully think deeply coupled with their highly advanced free education system. Regularly working directly with earthly resources and waste, the society also becomes thoroughly energy conscious. Resulting in efficiently created products which have a greater purpose, last longer, and are made of more friendly materials. The Individualists establish a variety of Populus owned facilities, such as fabrication shops, mills, mines farms etc. to assist these ends, not to replace a private market, but simply to allow individuals access to something they may need. The erection, disbandment and operation of these facilities are directly controlled by an annual consensus of the people.
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