Federal interest bearing securities(the current Social Security setup) and "private" interest bearing accounts invested in the stock market(the proposed setup) are sustainable only through a perpetual growth economy.
Our economy is based on this - a central bank model of private finance loaning money and credit into existence through debt. This is at the root of the 900 trillion dollar derivitives market and other fictitious entities of "wealth" having sway over the 93 trillion dollar productive economy of tangible assets. The current setup has to finance itself through warfare and a perpetual expansion of the market. When the dollar loses its role as reserve currency through the ebbs and flows of the global economy, the biggest military the world has ever seen enforces the "status quo" through brute force. The recent G8 meetings only re-confirmed the dollar's roll as the world's currency. WIth that setup - there is little room for change. The realities of what people need is up against the juggernaut of empire. If people do not see the big picture - they are fighting in a discourse allowed by the current paradigm. Unless people are willing to see a better way outside of the current model - they will be sorely disappointed by whatever comes down the pike.
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