Full Definition of CAPITALISM: an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, by investments that are determined by private decision, and by prices, production, and the distribution of goods that are determined mainly by competition in a free market (Merriam-Webster Dictionary)
"The Civil Rights Act of 1964, which ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, is considered one of the crowning legislative achievements of the civil rights movement. First proposed by President John F. Kennedy, it survived strong opposition from southern members of Congress and was then signed into law by Kennedy’s successor, Lyndon B. Johnson. In subsequent years, Congress expanded the act and also passed additional legislation aimed at bringing equality to African Americans, such as the Voting Rights Act of 1965." (History.com)
DEFINITION OF 'FIAT MONEY: Currency that a government has declared to be legal tender, but is not backed by a physical commodity. The value of fiat money is derived from the relationship between supply and demand rather than the value of the material that the money is made of. Historically, most currencies were based on physical commodities such as gold or silver, but fiat money is based solely on faith. Fiat is the Latin word for "it shall be".
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"After listening to the American people, I have been reminded again that all the legislation in the world can't fix what's wrong with America...too many of us now tend to worship self-indulgence and consumption. Human identity is no longer defined by what one does, but by what one owns. We've discovered that owning things and consuming things does not satisfy our longing for meaning. " ~ President Jimmy Carter
Proverbs 22:1 "A GOOD name is rather to be chosen than great riches and loving favor rather than Silver & Gold"
DEFINITION OF 'TIME-BASED CURRENCY'A currency whose value is based on one man-hour of labor. A time-based currency is an alternative form of currency most often found in communities that place value on volunteerism and social capital. It has no monetary value.
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The most valuable asset anyone has is their time. We can always make more money, but not more time. According to Education.com, "Self-efficacy beliefs can enhance human accomplishment and well-being in countless ways. They influence the choices people make and the courses of action they pursue. Individuals tend to select tasks and activities in which they feel competent and confident and avoid those in which they do not. This concept can be used to develop true self-worth, as opposed to inflated net-worth. Your values decide your worth, not your government or employer. We the people define the government. We the people are the consumers of the corporations. We matter. There is no country without people. There are no corporations without people. Together we organize our energy to sustain a better, more effective nation that has only been a fully integrated democracy for about 50 years, which is only two generations. The revolution will be brought to you by the people in the streets as we redefine success and achieve these new definitions despite the projected shackles of the status quo. We have nothing to lose but the chains we place on our own minds.
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