Spreading Seeds

seedThe Idea: Spreading Seeds

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” – R Buckminster Fuller

In building a small and manageable community its members must engage the will rightly, and in doing so it must also engage the heart and mind.

The Seven Basic Human Needs and Rights For Any Civilized Society
Clean and Safe Shelter
Clean Food and Water
A Balanced Ethical Education
Health and Physical Care
Productive Purposeful Work
Free and Open Communication
and like all of Nature and Heaven’s Creations Rest

Goal: To build an economic self-sustainable community that becomes an open-source role model for other like minded citizens to copy, build upon, adjust to their community needs and share.

The community must be transparent in its financials, its values will embrace clean safe shelter, clean water and food, the creation of work with meaningful purpose guided by just and sound ethics, the development of common sense education and good health, and the promises of free and open communication to all citizens who choose to participate.

We invite and reach out to open minded visionaries  to guide us financially in order to secure fertile land and help us develop a sound economy through micro-economic sustainable structures.

We invite innovative speakers and practitioners who embrace both old world common sense practices while developing healthy innovative technologies that help us remain true to our self-sustaining goals while keeping them in balance with our community values.

We will strive to bring forward an enlighten social consciousness incorporating and working with environmentally sound models and modern thought. We will work diligently to end the practice of unpersonhood that is growing exponentially around the world.

This world is not wanting of ideas, but ideas are in need of focus and funding.

This idea is not hard, in fact it is older than dirt.

Put aside ‘it takes a village,’ we need to start building the village, and we need to clean the place up – this is the new role model.

The hardest step is going from zero to one.

“An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.”Mahatma Gandhi

Let’s start practicing.

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Worthwhile skills needed in a new community:
land management: water, botanical, biomass, energy, sustainable plant growth
house building: grid and off grid electrical solar, plumbing, woodworking
farming: organic, biodynamic, herbs, aquaponics, animal husbandry, bee and butterfly keeping, plant and wildlife management
medical: traditional, Chinese, holistic
education of children: Steiner, Montessori, Classical, Community
education of adults: guest lecturers, arts, philosophy, academic and physical skills
computers and IT technology: maintain and secure an open and world wide internet
worker owned business management: dotting i’s crossing t’s, tours, visionary business expansion
business retail: co-op grocery & bakery, artists co-op, village bazaar
worker support: developing new skills and training unskilled labor to become skilled
grant writing and fund raising: invaluable
ethical media & communication; inviting guest speakers, educating the public, community outreach
government liaison: a representative voice in the old world
lawyering: to deal, confront and protect against the obsolete system

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Who are we? We are you, it’s your world, add and share your thoughts, ideas and where you are planting a seed.
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Seed Planters & Role Models
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Code Pink
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Sean’s Outpost
Peace Economy
Paradigm Shift

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NEEDED: Wealthy Eccentric Benevolent Benefactor
To fund $5 Million (1 banker’s yearly bonus ) for a 44 acres fertile land and woods with a 400,000 square foot 1950s complex (former school conference center) to develop a non-profit self-sustaining alternative community. The new role model. Could employ at least 40 people, when spread 1000s.

Cousins Center

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“If any State in the Union will declare that it prefers separation with the first alternative, to a continuance in union without it, I have no hesitation in saying, ‘let us separate’. I would rather the States should withdraw, which are for unlimited commerce and war, and confederate with those alone which are for peace and agriculture.” -Thomas Jefferson

“There will never be a really free and enlightened State until the State comes to recognize the individual as a higher and independent power, from which all its own power and authority are derived, and treats him accordingly.” – Henry David Thoreau

letting go…

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The Seven Basic Human Needs and Rights For Any Civilized Society
Clean and Safe Shelter
Clean Food and Water
A Balanced Ethical Education
Health and Physical Care
Productive Purposeful Work
Free and Open Communication
and like all of Nature and Heaven’s Creations Rest
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when it’s time to judge my soul,
when it’s time to pay that toll.
I know that at least,
I was one who stood for peace.

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The Most Hated Man In America – And I Think He’s Great!

Martin Shkreli is the most hated man in America and I think he’s great!

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Martin Shkreli, draws a lot of vitriol once people recognize who he is.
When I first heard about this guy and the drug his firm bought and inflated over 500% my ears perked up and I thought, here we go again, another Alessio Rastani looking to cash in on the misery of others. USA! USA! USA!

However, since this story first made headline last summer and as it has unfolded I’ve had a change of heart.

I’m convinced now what this man is doing, through his actions, is exposing the dirty underbelly of not only big pharma, but the whole health care industry from big insurance, to hospitals, to medical labs and staff.

It’s amazing how much hate has been thrust upon one man when it is the whole health care system that is rotten to the core.

First, let’s take a little step back into the past, for instance the marketing agreements given to big pharma by Congress for R&D, most of which is done at the university level, at tax payer expense. Yes, you Joe Taxpayer Public pay for all the years of research and development, all those meticulous and endless experiments and a good number of clinicals well before any drug is handed over to big pharma.

For example, let’s take one drug in particular, Bristol Myer Squibb’s (BMS) Taxol, this drug; a derivative of the yew tree, was developed at the University of Florida. BMS secured the patent to a drug that works to cure ovarian cancer.

Back in 2000 if a doctor recommended this drug to a woman with ovarian cancer the cost would run $2,300 per treatment, with a minimum of at least 6 treatments (roughly $14k), and after reevaluation perhaps another 6 or more treatments could be required – cancer is unpredictable. If you’re an older woman on a fixed income of say $20k a years, with no insurance, how do you afford that? Simple, you don’t, you suffer from the disease and die.

Was there any outrage by the public over the price of the life saving drug Taxol like there was over Martin Shkreli drug Daraprim? Absolutely none. It wasn’t even reported by the corporate owned media.

Martin Shkreli has done us all a tremendous service – he simply brought to the forefront what big pharma does to us every day, treat us like fodder, and the ones with the most money, suffer less, live longer and perhaps better.

Now, there’s one thing the media hasn’t told us about Martin Shkreli, they didn’t tell anyone that those who need his drug, those who can’t afford the treatments will receive the drug upon request for free. That he himself will bend over backwards to make sure those who can ill-afford the needed treatment receive what is required.

The MSM demonizes this man simply for ad-revenue, and all the vilification and years of anger we feel towards big pharma is directed at one individual, when in reality it is the large corporations that are not only stealing our tax payer University R&D dollars, but taking what we give to each other as part of the common good and acting mostly as the middle-man selling it back to us for inflated prices, causing endless suffering and the death of our loved ones.

In a way, we do this to ourselves because we are unaware of their trickery and overwhelmed with just making ends meet.

This is why I want to say thank you to Martin Shkreli for being so brave to bring this topic forward. I hope he continues running circles around the media holding this concern up high for all to see, at least until people make the connection that it is not one man holding health care hostage, but these large corporations holding us prisoners for their own deep and greedy pockets.

I ask that he let us forget his charity, at least a little while longer, before his true humanity rises like cream to the top.

Maybe this time the American People will see who the daemons really are – Big Pharma, Big Medical, Big Media and Congress.

In these times, buy accident or design, Martin Shkreli is a hero.

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Updates:
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Nut Job Jones trying to make money and outrage (in order to make more money) off pharam bro.
I’d like to interview Martin.
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Saturday Night Redux


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MAKING A MURDERER

Anyone who values human life, human rights, believes in one’s civic duty, justice and liberty. If you care about the poor and the disabled,  anyone who thinks the government lies, is corrupt and a fraud then you MUST watch this program right now. You’ve never seen anything like this, this film took 10 years to make. If you thought you understood the justice system in the US you don’t know the half of it, this will shock you when you see the impact it has on people’s lives. If you are of low income, modest means, middle class, even upper middle class things are so bad in this country this could actually happen to you or someone you love and care about.

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every time they divide and conquer us a banker gets a bonus
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Merry Christmas 2015

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…and a Happy New Year

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16 December 2015


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bullshit

it needs saying

use it often

but if ya could link your link to this video
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