Op-Ed by Cassius Kamarampi
What is a “job?” A position working for another person or business, corporation or entity, making federal reserve notes?
In the 21st Century, we live in the end result of countless battles for power. We live in the aftermath of countless battles between financiers, industrial powers, for control over resources, the end result of a whole era of “mad scientists,” chemical corporations. If we only followed the money trail for every product we consume in our daily lives, we would have the answer to why nothing feels right.
There’s a deeply rooted, fundamental truth that hangs just before our eyes, out of reach at all times that we crave and often don’t understand we are craving: we don’t have the opportunities human beings should be naturally endowed to have.
We don’t have a society that is ripe for pursuing freedom, our own independent economic activity, independent business, free exchange of our goods and services, and that traps us in poverty. Taxes and regulations inhibit us, with the state shamelessly, audaciously, continually insisting they are robbing us for our own good, but the real problem is our own culture.
I think it’s important to note that the basic economic niches and services we provide to each other as people, growing food, producing necessities, that has all been monopolized.
Food, clothing, groceries, these necessities have been largely monopolized and consolidated into the control of a few corporations.
Pursuing little jobs working for gigantic corporations, turning a blind eye to what they really do to the world: that’s not going to last us very long, and it should be sickening to all those who pay attention and care.
Do you go to college for knowledge, or a degree?
I think the root problem of our inability to grow food and have successful independent business is the fact that we lack a culture of Agorism, a culture of actively supporting each other and our business out of the moral principle of supporting our fellow people with money for goods and services, instead of a large corporation like Wal-Mart, whom is deeply in bed with corrupt politicians such as Hillary Clinton.
With a gaping hole in our perception of power, it’s easy to “vote with our dollars” for a Wal-Mart. We need the strength to say no to monopoly at every single turn.
We need to derive satisfaction from refusing to pay these corporations, from refusing to pay taxes, from refusing to comply no matter what the consequence.
We need a deep understanding of history, especially the story of modern industry and warfare, to understand the importance of buying goods and services from each other and never a Wal-Mart.
We need social and economic unity, independence from all genres and flavors of centralized power.
We can only thrive doing what we love, working for ourselves, if our people buy goods from us, and we buy goods from our people.
It’s time to get off the grid and vow to only support our fellow people. We can do it. We have absolutely no choice.
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