I lose track of this conversation with myself (and yes, there are a couple of other folks who've read this stuff and commented to me, but mostly it feels very singular). But I do want to leave an update.
a while ago i participated in something called Project Connect, an event that brings together a whole lot of services available to homeless people in our community, in one place for one day. there were dentists, barbers. people advising on affordable housing, and hot meals - not to mention the smiles and love.
Most people are not aware that 97 percent of our "money" in Canada is created in the form of credit or debt with interest cost attached for no other reason than bank profits. I propose mass education on the incredible potential for real growth in Canada if we, through our government, were to begin using the Bank of Canada to create all currency in this country, for the benefit of all of our citizens rather than for the benefit of private bankers.
If you are truly interested in changing the world, then you need to understand who controls it. From my perspective from the research I've done in the following report, those who create the money supply are in charge. The following link starts in the middle of the report - at the core - dealing with how money is created, how this process is abused, and offers some suggestions to the reader
The following message was forwarded to me internally at Vancity and I have a friend who got such a call today. Please feel free to send a link to this page to your friends and family so that they have the heads up about this.
This one is pretty slick since they provide YOU with all the information, except the one piece they want. Note, the callers do not ask for your card number; they already have it.