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Paul Downey



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:46 pm    Post subject: Looking For An Exit Strategy Reply with quote

I feel the situation you are all in would jump into sharp focus if you used the prism of exit strategies.

As a young Engineer in the late 1960’s, working in long range motorway modelling, it was clear that within 40 years more and more energy would be required to find and exploit new energy sources. In other words the world would be in a state of entropic collapse. I was told the exit strategy (from fossil fuels) that was planned, was a world run on fusion energy and batteries.

Within 20 years (the late 80’s) it was clear that fusion was still 30 years away and I had no idea what we would do when entropy started to bite during the first decade of the new century, wars in the ME were a certainty. But in 2008, right on schedule, our exit strategy turned out to be to “print” a lot of money and to blow up a very large bubble. But what would be the exit strategy from the bubble? How was it to be deflated? Surely it wouldn’t be allowed to explode? Well a virus. What a stroke of genius!

Shortly the whole world will be in a state of lock down with the world’s governments printing hard to pay for everything. But again what’s the exit strategy? My bet is One World Government with just one digital currency and if you want access to food you will have to go and get chipped. Which is what they were planning all along. People will all be exposed for the wage slaves they have been all their lives.

The good folks in charge had to find some sort of way to manage the wind-down of fossil fuels, this is the best they could come up with. Sorry!

But seriously don’t you all feel like a bunch of Muppets?

50 years ago I heard people swap freedom for security, it went right over my head, now not so much.
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UndercoverElephant



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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My bet is One World Government with just one digital currency and if you want access to food you will have to go and get chipped.


It is going in the other direction. Less globalisation, and less trust in digital money.
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But seriously don’t you all feel like a bunch of Muppets?


No.
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fuzzy



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It could be either way. Lets see when the Saudis are broke
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Little John



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:19 pm    Post subject: Re: Looking For An Exit Strategy Reply with quote

Paul Downey wrote:
I feel the situation you are all in would jump into sharp focus if you used the prism of exit strategies.....
It's going in the opposite direction. Don't misunderstand me, I am sure the globalists will have one last attempt at a hurrah and we may see some moves in some quarters to try and enact the kind of future you mention.

Those attempts will fail. Utterly.

Our future is not in ever greater societal complexity and scale. Our future is in the mud.
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cubes



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There is no exit. If we recover from this there will be another crisis sooner rather than later - there always is. It's for society to try and ride it out as best as possible. Looks like the UK isn't the cohesive society our government likes to tell us it is, every man for themselves in many (but thankfully not all) cases.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

But seriously don’t you all feel like a bunch of Muppets?

Right now definitely not. Due to actions taken many years ago me and mine are sitting about as pretty as possible under the current circumstances. That doesn't mean 'minted', it doesn't mean luck. This was the plan, and it's working. Just as well since it's been sat on the shelf for quite some time, but here we are...........
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't feel like a muppet.
For some years I have been working towards reducing my reliance on "just in time" logistics, and on utilities.
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