The laughing lion and the doves

Perhaps the ashes of the labour guilds will be the phoenix that will form the nucleus of an alternative to bureaucracies, both corporate and government.

Phoenix

There is a thin layer of capable, productive people preyed upon by pyramids of parasites, whose livelihood depends on subjugation and exploitation of those few capable of wealth creation.

Parasites who live in a world where scraping and homage pays more than quality and production.

This is a world where human rights and freedoms do not exist. Indeed humans are considered resources and HR departments there to enforce corporate policy on those subjects.

However, the system won’t fix itself; it will have to be replaced.

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Financing

Once upon a time an entrepreneur envisaged a watermill in a village with all the resources and skills to construct one.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/75894308@N03/7657361676The mill’s construction drew on forests and quarries for raw materials, and on carpenters and masons for skills, stimulating demand and thus economic activity.

Once the mill was completed, the village could reduce costs of flour and products such as bread and pastries which could be sold beyond the town limits. Cereals from neighbouring towns were also milled, making the enterprise a success, and the town prosperous.

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