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  • We need a new Economics, that isn't based on scarcity. This is one of the major reasons for war. We assume that resources are finite. From this, stems fear, and from fear, a whole lot of attempts at ownership, control and our will to power, and all of this externally invested. But we are made of the elements and the elements are not under our control. There are subtle laws governing these. There is no false prisoner's dilemma that if I don't over-power the other, they are going to do me in. That is the illusional set-up in fact, to make you choose at that moment. What to believe in. The more we try to possess and own things, land, people, animals, politics, opinions, stories. The more we are externally invested. The more we seek power from trampling on the will of others, the hungrier we get. Because it's a false premise, based on scarcity, ownership and control. Greed, pure greed opens up a dark bewildering chasm. It is not coded in the nature of humankind. It has been fed, straight up...over the centuries. We need a new way of being, a path to walk on. Not politics or systems. Each one has to make that path themselves. Both Communism and Capitalism are not the answer. Each of us needs to see that they are the power, not things, not land, not their histories or politics. It has to happen on an individual basis for true transformation. So this is for the long-haul.
    I've got my idea for a P.hD, to challenge the basis of Economics, based on scarcity. It is not true, this assumption. India's greatest gift of "adjustment" what we call jugaad in Hindi, is the biggest challenge to scarcity. Instead there are cycles of creation. There is a will to thrive. And all the corruption and all the cooking of accounts show that there is no scarcity. There is just the concentration of wealth, because of a mistaken belief in scarcity. War torn, genocidal people who have been saved, will tell you, there is no scarcity because some-one took them in, looked after them when all was lost. Why did they do that? Because we are the same of course. So any war, is profiteering certain people very much, because again, they are hungry, as never before, externally invested, mistaking the power over people and land as their own power. They have forgotten to look within.
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