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Venezuela

edd5322

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I have been watching the ecconimic collapse of this country for while now, there and Argentina(on/off collapse).

I think same as when your body is sick theirs always signs of it happening an im just thinking is this the world trying to give us signs are these the cough or sneeze we are supposed to pick up on and try to fix?
What will happen if we dont heed the warnings?

When you dont heed those warnings of the on set of sickness there is only one outcome, increase in symtoms and then the sickness will get a real hold.

Where is next to show the signs?
Do we think we to evolved as a nation,to stable for it to happen here?

Venezuela has one of if not the bigest petrolium ecconimie in the world, they had something to sell, something to barter.
What do we have?

We can no longer even provide enough home grown food for our people and we dont have the natural resorses to export as other countries do.

Just one mans thoughts, but maybe we should heed the coughs and sneezes before the make us bed ridden.
 

hodgson

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Complicated situation in Venezuela, whatever the reason or the rights and wrongs, the us doesn't like them and seems determined to contribute to the failure of that country. I suppose the warning is stay friends with the us although I don't suppose for one moment they would come to our aid if anything went wrong here, or maybe they would, eventually.
 

edd5322

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Stay friends?
Be bullied?
would we say that to a child that comes home with a bloody nose from school?

"Jonny you just going to have to bend over and take it as Bobby is so much bigger than you".

While i understand the problems the USA has brought down on the socialist government of the country i find it hard to belive they dont fight back.Not through force but through the devaluation of the petro dollar.But see that where we went wrong!

With the invasion of Iraq the USA let the world know it would not stand for the oil being sold in any other currency other than the dollar, it is said a contributing factor to the invasion was when Sadam started to sell in euros.

The fact the USA has a great deal to do with the economic collapse isnt a factor in over looking and dismissing the sickness to me that is a multiplier.

Why is whats happening there so diffrent to what Russia did TO START WITH in the Ukraian, they both destabalised politically and then econimically.Yet when we see the news corperations publicity the diffrence of opinion is imence.

we dont know what causes those first coughs or sneezes , but either way we need to treat the sickness or be prepared for its rapid on set.
 

The Boogie Man

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The "sickness" the World has is nothing new. Civilisations always show the same trend, expansion, consolidation, control, and a slow decline. This is inevitable when the overiding survival mechanism is one of infinite growth. We as a species are making the same mistakes over and over again, and are continuing throughout the rise and collapse of many civilisations. I'll leave a couple of quotes that seem pertinent to the subject.
"The only constant thing in the universe is change" Einstein.
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the World will know peace" Jimi Hendrix.
 

MikeR

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The "sickness" the World has is nothing new. Civilisations always show the same trend, expansion, consolidation, control, and a slow decline. This is inevitable when the overiding survival mechanism is one of infinite growth. We as a species are making the same mistakes over and over again, and are continuing throughout the rise and collapse of many civilisations. I'll leave a couple of quotes that seem pertinent to the subject.
"The only constant thing in the universe is change" Einstein.
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the World will know peace" Jimi Hendrix.
I'll add another (very cynically) I'm too old for this sh!t.
 

edd5322

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Agreed Kublai.

Im not saying this hasnt been seen before, but the question is more why arent more seeing it!

The falls of past civilisations where in my opinion less catastrophic.
I only say this as well simply put they were less reliant,people were more able and knowledgeable in the "old ways".Taking this in to consideration civilizations were conserved and destroyed over an over again only to move on with adaption of man.

But those civilisations had less of a hieght to fall from and less building blocks to restack to reach the same level they were once at, do you think we will rebuild as quickly once this one slides of its loft perch?

An dont get me wrong i for one am loooking forward to its toppling and i think the people that come out of its chaos to build the next path will be made of a different cloth this time.The next fall will not be as forgotten as the ones before it as the ruins of the old world will still be there in front of there eyes to see and the books plentyfull for all to read.

While we may have laughed off teaching from a past civilization in because of its somewhat laughable evolvment as a civilization to what we have created today,this wont be possible when we look back after the chaos.We will look upon our achievements with wonder and hold them up for many years to come, but in the same sense i hope we will look at where we went wrong and change.
 

Ystranc

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I'm with Kublai on this one, civilisations rise and fall. They start small and grow, in fact they depend on that growth in order to sustain them. That was as true for the Roman Empire as it is for our current economic system. The problem is that growth (especially in the over consuming culture that we have now) cannot be sustained indefinitely and so empires fall.
 

The Boogie Man

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Agreed Kublai.

Im not saying this hasnt been seen before, but the question is more why arent more seeing it!

The falls of past civilisations where in my opinion less catastrophic.
I only say this as well simply put they were less reliant,people were more able and knowledgeable in the "old ways".Taking this in to consideration civilizations were conserved and destroyed over an over again only to move on with adaption of man.

But those civilisations had less of a hieght to fall from and less building blocks to restack to reach the same level they were once at, do you think we will rebuild as quickly once this one slides of its loft perch?

An dont get me wrong i for one am loooking forward to its toppling and i think the people that come out of its chaos to build the next path will be made of a different cloth this time.The next fall will not be as forgotten as the ones before it as the ruins of the old world will still be there in front of there eyes to see and the books plentyfull for all to read.

While we may have laughed off teaching from a past civilization in because of its somewhat laughable evolvment as a civilization to what we have created today,this wont be possible when we look back after the chaos.We will look upon our achievements with wonder and hold them up for many years to come, but in the same sense i hope we will look at where we went wrong and change.
The reason the general population are not aware of the cyclical trend to civilisations is that the majority are simply oblivious. To understand this subject takes an amount of research and understanding of History, most people are not interested. The only briefing they'd get would be in school, if they took history.
 
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