Why Money Is Like A Video Game

Wilder, Wealthy, and Wise

In 2020, we’re pretty proud of ourselves for making use of virtual reality. We have students taking virtual classes while never leaving home. We have virtual assistants. Heck we even have virtual assistants for people that can’t spell, like that new one from Amazon®, Dislexa™. As much as we think of virtual reality as a new concept, it’s not. Much of life throughout recorded history has been conducted using virtual systems. Some of them are common, like clubs. You’re either in or you’re out. The only thing that makes a difference is the virtual acceptance of others. You were either a Roman Senator, or you weren’t. You were a member of Legio XIII, or you weren’t. You were a Roman citizen, or you weren’t. Just because a virtual distinction of being in or out of a particular club has existed for thousands of years, don’t think that it doesn’t have significance.

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It Wasn’t The “Virus” That Crashed The Economy, It Was The People Who Obeyed


Most atrocities in human history have all been committed by individuals and agents of government who were “just following orders” or “just obeying the law.” The virus didn’t give any orders. It was the people who obeyed the commands of tyrants that crashed the economy and ruined the livelihoods of others. Most human beings still think like slaves. Instead of asking questions or using critical thinking skills to ask if something is right before doing it, they simply obey perceived “authority”. The truth is, this lockdown is the fault of everyone who complied and everyone who used forced to exact revenge on those who disobeyed. It was the same in all tyrannical takeovers in history.

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