This is a close step to a cashless society. Greece has a new law going into effect Next Year which will make it illegal to conduct cash transactions over 1500 Euros. For such transactions, it's Credit/Debit cards and checks only.
This may very well be next for the USA, as we know the Powers that be seems to test their systems on other countries and implement them here.
R Buckminster Fuller promotes a society of abundance and the obseletion of politics. However it seems at times that he borders on promoting everyone to be forced into his design of society? What do you think? Perhaps he is not thinking clearly.
Prime Minister Mario Monti, in office just over a month, wants landlords, plumbers, electricians and small businesses to stop conducting large transactions in cash, which critics say helps them evade taxes. The government on Dec. 4 reduced the maximum allowed cash payment to 1,000 euros from 2,500 euros. “If they force us to use credit cards, prices will go up,” said d’Andrea, noting that many retailers offer discounts to customers who pay in cash and don’t demand a receipt, in effect splitting with them the savings from evading the country’s 21 percent sales tax.
Surveillance Society: New High-Tech Cameras Are Watching You
In the era of computer-controlled surveillance, your every move could be captured by cameras, whether you're shopping in the grocery store or driving on the freeway. Proponents say it will keep us safe, but at what cost?
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On June 26th 2010 the seeds of a voluntary society were sown in Lancaster New Hampshire. Participants in the annual Porcupine Freedom Festival held a signing ceremony to inaugurate their founding document, The Shire Society Declaration, which some have called a new declaration of independence.
For those of you minarchists who are on demand feeding, this video gives an excellent introduction as to how the only legitimate government services (i.e., security, arbitration, incarceration) might be handled by the free market in a voluntary society. As the creator of the video himself states, the ideas presented in the video are only a start. Since a voluntary society in modern times has never been tried, we don’t know exactly what the structure of property protection services would eventually be like