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#MayDay! But… What Are We Shouting For?

Posted in Accepted and Allowed Life Abuse, Capitalism is a Crime Against Life, common sense, consumism, corporations, Crimes Against Life, criminals, dignified living, EMC, ems, equal life, Equal Money, Equal Money Capitalism, Equal Money System, equal quality living, Equality Development, financial crimes, government, jobs, Life in Equality, Life Investment, make believe system, man-mde world, market forces, México, money, Money System, occupywallstreet, pay-per money, Private Property, profit driven industry, Profit-Making, Redefining Capitalism, Revolting Humans, SCAM, services, slabor, Social Enterprises, socialism, sociology, third world country with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 1, 2013 by marlenlife

 

 

“On #mayday take to the streets, shutdown your city, and tell the powers at be," I’m mad as hell & Im not gonna take it anymore!"

– May 1st, 2013 by YourAnonLive

A Consumer-Cautionary Tale

I got a taste of how my fellow Mexican Multi-millionaire makes business and realized what a terrible scam just one single company can be, obviously at the eyes of us, regular ‘mortals’ that celebrate days like ‘Labor Day’ as the slaves we have become, to them it’s just regular business serving the Profit God. So, Cellphones are a great business not only for the manufacturers but to all Carriers. Here in Mexico I had foolishly thought that 1 MB = 1 Peso, I had even thought that I could be having the ‘cellphone use’ on since I’m mostly using wi-fi on it. Well it turned out a great amount of money had been used on ‘passive usage’ of cellphone data because, yes oh dear god I didn’t turn the ‘Cellphone Data’ to the OFF Mode and even if the cellphone manufacturer had apparently fixed the ‘cellphone usage’ mishap when having broadband available… well it might just casually be that both manufacturers and carriers have plotted these small slips that drain your credit just like petty theft, one bit at a time ending up in a rather large sum of money that I in my foolish assumption believed to be ‘under my control.’ No, sir, no.

I called customer service to get to know the reason of my ‘sudden’ drop of credit, had a chat with the lady at customer service. Obviously it’s fascinating when discussing rates how they simply say “The cost is .02 cents per 1 kb”  – so I replied “Therefore it’s 20 pesos per 1 MB correct?” and she simply repeated the same information “1 kb is .02 cents” They are definitely told not to voice out what is nowhere to be seen in the company’s advertisement… You could say by then I could have immediately gone ‘up in flames’ but nope, I didn’t. I understood that I had been an irresponsible and careless consumer as well as an irresponsible and careless citizen to be more aware of how the hell corporations manage to ‘get away with murder’ in any desirable way they want.  Also, I’ve known people that work in call centers and gotten to hear their own stories from ‘angry customers’ that don’t realize how it is not the call service to be blamed for what the corporate policies are and do. This enabled me to immediately place myself in their  shoes, understanding how they obviously probably also see this as a crime, but just like an insider being captive by the ‘enemy,’ they can’t speak a word or else they ‘hit the street.’

So, as she was confessing the history of my internet navigation sins, I breathed, recognized my responsibility, recognized the situation and actually let her know that what I was about to express was nothing personal toward her since I understand she is only working for company, but I obviously expressed how deceitful their plans are since they began giving away 100 mb for a certain amount of credit on your cellphone and just like our devaluation in 94’ the 100 free mb suddenly ‘shed’ some two zeros and left with just a ‘1 mb’ for free, wow, gee they give away 1 minute of a YouTube video, 1 heavy photograph, 1 minute of audio or 20 pesos …. see the absurdity of our value systems? – She merely replied: ‘I Understand you’ and proceeded to repeat some information about the cost of the ‘passive navigation’ which I simply didn’t require to hear again since it is done and there’s no way to get my money back for something I can claim to be ‘unaware of.’

Well, this is Mexico and I must remind you that our minimum wage in the ‘lowest’ zone is equivalent to 3.06 MB, 3 and a few seconds of a YouTube video, a short song, 3 heavy pictures or a PDF document on your smart phone, that is 61.38 MX Pesos (3.8421 Euro), and yes if you’ve followed this blog, you might notice we had a glorious 3.9% minimum wage raise – hell yeah, 6 pesos /0.3756 Euro that are good enough for round trip in your public transportation of choice in Mexico City – oh wait, not applicable to Buses, just train and subway.

Then I realized that this seemingly ‘unimportant’ situation is the perfect example of how everything functions in our world system:

– We benefit from the service/ goods as long as we have money for it
– We rarely ever take a moment to read the contracts, the policies, the fine print, we just want to immediately ‘use it.’
– We then blame and complain about the ‘corporate powers’ that create these rules, but hey: why did we not read all the details in the contract first? furthermore: why have we not yet created a commission to promote illicit enrichment when corporations obtain money through deceitful marketing campaigns? And even further: why are we still accepting and allowing ourselves to exist in a World-System where the rich get richer, the poor get poorer in ‘perfect’ legal ways?

I could talk about ‘Who’ is behind this Tele Communications company and yes you might know is Carlos Slim since he is part of the gracious Forbes’ list of the richest man in the world, but seriously he is not to blame – he is a businessman that simply did what he learned and aspired to become: a great businessman. We all accepted and allowed this to be done in a country where we all culturally solace within complaining about the government and politicians, but don’t want to have anything to with it. That’s how I agree that we have the government that we ‘deserve’ but that attitude is in fact an excuse to justify the enslavement to carelessness, to indifference, to a desensitized culture, to a value-system that is beyond any pipe dream yet we “live” in it, or shall I say we Endure in it because we think there is no ‘way out.’ If there really wasn’t a way out,  there would not be a single person in this world having a great life and unfortunately we do have those that have a great time at the expense of the majority – but again: we accepted and allowed it, which means our own disparity, our own insanity, our own pipe dream is our current world system, our monetary system where we have enslaved ourselves to our creation – and there will be no solution to this unless we change the way that corporations are settled, which means: getting into politics, changing the constitutions to declare Equality as life with a new Monetary system that integrates this realization – then creating the necessary laws to consider illicit enrichment when one single man in a 120 million people country can be considered one of the richest men in the world while charging a third of your minimum wage for 1 mb on your phone.

Wow, really, wow.

See how this

works?

We don’t educate ourselves, we just ‘go with the flow’ and believe that somehow something or someone will just ‘demand change’ and something will go better this way… well our carelessness, our numbness, our absolute ‘anything goes/ why bother’ attitudes are perfect elements for our enslavement. We are the work force that puts the money-bricks of a rich man’s fortress, but we comply to it, we abide to it because we think ‘there’s no other way’ and then decide that Resistance is the way to go – Is it’?

If there is Anything that can be said on a day like today, is that the ‘sweat of our brow’ and the ideas implanted in our minds about “life having to be a struggle” and complying to absurd, ridiculous and abusive measures by our corporations is nothing else but the reflection of all the abuse, all the friction and conflict that we accept ourselves to exist as within  our minds: we create the world, and complaining about the economy, wars, terrorism, violation of human rights  is just another hypocritical move if we haven’t yet gotten to a point of self honesty to understand why being ‘angry at the system/ the world/ the CEO/ the priest/ the president’ is just another hissy fit where nothing is being solved but only our ‘Righteousness’ is filled up for another round to go.

I advocate that all telecommunications – internet, cellphone usage – are made a human right in an Equal Money System. It is the movement of information with electricity between reception towers and networks that require maintenance, attention, support and necessary upgrades that can for sure be established by a corporation that we can all support with with annual fees that in no way will compare to paying 2 American dollars per megabyte – and yes I am aware you pay more than that in other countries, however as with anything having to do with Exchange Rates, you can’t charge only one dollar less than in a country where a worker is able to make $7.25 an HOUR as of 2013 – much more than what you get for a full DAY here.

What would be an actual movement to stop the madness, the chaos, the fears, the uncertainty, the lack, the worry of not having sufficient money to live another day and all the righteous protests we get because of this? Equal Money Capitalism and The Equal Life Bill of Rights to understand that change in this world is not about shouting on the streets and building up an entire party-spirit about it, it’s about Educating ourselves, becoming responsible consumers and participants in the system, it’s about becoming involved in our politics, to understand how is it that corporations have become the rulers of this world, how we have accepted and allowed every single ‘atrocity’ we can complain to customer service call centers and how we can Reform the system by our own ability to use the same mechanisms with which we have built it to eventually, redefine every single structure that we have defined in the name of abuse, power, control and ultimate Greed.

To get ‘off the grid’ is in fact to step out of the Greed, the complacency , the helplessness, the victimization and shout-out attitude to instead become involved in feasible and concrete solutions that are determined to change the way we exist in this world forever and finally get to Live and enjoy Giving and Receiving in Equality.

May Day? May We Come Together to Stop our Massive brainwashing and actually establish solutions to prevent our world to be eaten by our greed and carelessness? Yes, Let’s do it

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338. What is Equal Money Capitalism?

 

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No More Space Junk in an EMS?

Posted in cleaning campaigns, Education, Equal Money System, Equality Development, money, Science, solutions, space age with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 6, 2011 by marlenlife

There is a series of less known facts that are stemming from the ongoing development of the space-age crusades that we have not taken into consideration, this is with regards to polluting our world beyond the stratosphere. Yes, space junk has become a program in itself at NASA due to all the officially named ‘Orbital Debris’ that is orbiting around the Earth as an outflow of old rockets and satellites being left up there with no direction once they’ve fulfilled their task, which has been an ongoing process of over 5 decades now.

“Orbital debris is any man-made object in orbit about the Earth which no longer serves a useful purpose.”

The problem is having this great amount of space junk accumulated around the earth with pieces that can be as miniscule as screws, nuts up to the size of cars which are the most threatening pieces toward other satellites or exploration crafts orbiting around the Earth. 

Check the numbers for yourself:

“Approximately 19,000 objects larger than 10 cm are known to exist. The estimated population of particles between 1 and 10 cm in diameter is approximately 500,000. The number of particles smaller than 1 cm probably exceeds tens of millions.” http://orbitaldebris.jsc.nasa.gov/faqs.html#1

 

No More SpaceJunk in an Equal Money SystemThe Orbital Debris Research at NASA is mainly focused in stopping its current growth rate. There’s been some ideas on how to collect all the space junk within a specific mission having an explorer with a magnetic collector and go around collecting the pieces, though the pieces pose a threat to such spacecraft as well.

We often forget that even the smallest pieces can become a threat to such magnet due to the speed that they are moving at, which makes them potential bullets that can perforate holes in the magnet or the space vehicle itself, which makes this a risky move if one is attempting to collect junk that extends over the 40 000 km2 around the Earth.

Another solution which is simply a matter of ‘time’ would be to let them crash on Earth which is called natural orbital decay (uncontrolled) or in a ‘controlled entry’ which we will explain later on.

Just as anything, we are requiring fast, accurate and cheap solutions. Actually money or ‘budget factors’ remain the limitation to create ways to clean up the space around us.

Therefore because money won’t be a problem, we will only focus on possibly maintaining the ongoing research done by NASA to solve this problem as well as ensuring that any vehicle that is used for spatial explorations is well equipped in terms of being resistant enough to any potential impact by these objects.

This is certainly one of those consequences that are ‘out of reach’ for anyone to take responsibility for in a direct manner – yet we are in essence all responsible due to our use and current benefits obtained from all satellites in this era of communications, whose remaining pieces are the most common found ‘space debris.’

The NASA’S Orbital Debris Research currently focuses on

  • Modeling: both the debris collectors as well as new satellites that can stand or predict the impact of any of these pieces and be able to remain withstand such impacts.

 

  • Measurement: of all the orbital debris to have a clear idea of where such space junk is located and measuring the potential threat they hold toward other satellites.

 

  • Protection which is the development of new materials that can stand the impact of such pieces at hypervelocity and reduce all risk of being hit and damaged as that would imply, yes, more space junk if they become irreparable.

 

  • Mitigation – as we may understand, this would only mean ‘coping with the problem’ – there is no definitive solution as to how to get rid of such junk and it’s only focusing on the same points described above as well as ‘adopting specific spacecraft attitudes’ and maneuvers to avoid collision with debris.

 

  • Reentry is referring to the previously explained point of having this junk returning home by its own ‘natural course’ or by a controlled entry. This is done through ‘lowering the perigee altitude so that atmospheric drag will cause the pieces to enter the earth’s atmosphere more rapidly’ – meaning this would  cause their fall in a prompt manner. This is though the one that represents potential danger to Earth as the place where such junk could fall cannot be determined.
    Once that such forced re-entry is conducted one has to be subject to physical laws wherein different materials will either ignite upon entering the earth’s atmosphere or manage to remain intact as this is all dependent on the different points of ignition that spacecrafts and satellites are usually made of.

 

One thing is certain though, this is part of the consequences of disregarding the most basic physical laws of this world such as the gravitational pull that the Earth has which keeps objects surrounding it by ‘nature.’ We only cared about taking missions up there and placing satellites while seeing the universe as something ‘infinitely vast,’ never really pondering about our junk being able to stick on our side. 

Therefore, this is actually a point that remains with a great question mark in terms of what will have to be conducted in terms of either managing to clean up the space around the Earth or only generating more band aid solutions as new materials to make resistant satellites and spacecrafts to withstand any form of collision with any of these particles that are all around this world.

From an Earthly perspective, we haven’t even gotten to a point of solving our own garbage problem and we went up in space polluting the area around us, making it almost impossible for any regular person to become part of any cleaning campaign.

 

As it’s been mentioned throughout the Equal Money System FAQ, this will be a system of prevention and development through the consideration of all the aspects that will be affected at the long run. Within this point, money won’t be a problem to develop new ways of creating/ developing satellites and spacecrafts.

 

From a common sensical perspective, I’d put a halt to any current ‘exploration’ in outer space for the sake of finding ‘another planet that held life’ which could only drive us to not only be satisfied with polluting  the Earth which we are already mercilessly destroying, but also becoming a threat to other planets for the sake of bailing ourselves out from this planet now that we see the consequences of indiscriminate exploitation of resources, as well as following the multiple desires to ‘conquer space.’

This is our creation and this single point of the space debris must be seen as a cautionary tale at the moment so that we focus first on what to be solved Here on Earth. Space preservation is already being discussed which reveals to what extent out human scavenging tactics extend to, we now have enough shit to deal with in outer space.

Investigate the Equal Money System at http://www.equalmoney.org to see how money can become a single point of support for any scientific research or development that could prevent situations like this one in the future.

Space Debris in an Equal Money System

For more information on space junk: http://orbitaldebris.jsc.nasa.gov/

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