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  • The Green Back vs. The Rial - Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment
    ground don t necessarily show it something that we haven t had here in North America for a long time A culture with such a selfless and beautiful sentiment driving its core might actually outlast us all So what does our money here in North America say about us On every American one dollar bill it says In God We Trust But really God What God Certainly not the Christian God who commanded us to cancel debts turn the other cheek show compassion to strangers and love one another as we love ourselves Let s be honest here The God on our cash isn t the God of Abraham altruism compassion or any derivation of those things It s the God of the self on our bills Greedy Whiney Voracious Selfish Hungry Never satisfied Obsessed with its own importance The money could just as easily say ho ho ho We shouldn t be so sure of ourselves If we re going to face the financial cultural and ecological tipping points ahead we might want to take a moment and consider what we re worshipping each time we put a dollar on the counter Currently all over the world every truism every belief every foundational precept of civilization is being shaken twisted and wrung out in a desperate search for a truth that might keep us from ending up where it is that we re likely heading So let s ask ourselves is this the only impulse upon which to build a civilization FROM Adbusters 109 Endless Summer Order this issue Subscribe to Adbusters Facebook Twitter Google Pinterest Global Battle for the Soul of Humanity There will be blowback Also In This Magazine Cool Money wherein financial instruments flow within an independent sphere seemingly detached from the real economy January 7

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  • #109 Archives - Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment
    single banknote can reveal a lot about the attitude of a nation September 30 2013 How are you feeling lately by Ian Mackenzie It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society September 20 2013 Snort Snort by Darren Fleet The narcotic abstraction of finance September 20 2013 Progress by Darren Fleet The modern obsession September 19 2013 Pankaj Mishra by Pankaj Mishra Non

    Original URL path: http://www.adbusters.org/tag/109/ (2016-02-09)
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  • money Archives - Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment
    of Collapse by Dmitry Orlov Dmitry Orlov on the ticking time bomb inside all our financial arrangements December 9 2013 The Green Back vs The Rial by Darren Fleet A single banknote can reveal a lot about the attitude of a nation September 30 2013 Money Dreaming by John Stubley Everyone is a Banker March 7 2013 Based in Vancouver British Columbia Canada Adbusters is a not for profit magazine

    Original URL path: http://www.adbusters.org/tag/money/ (2016-02-09)
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  • paradigm Archives - Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment
    Buy Nothing Day Buy Nothing Xmas Spoof Ads Culture Shop Subscribe Donate Close Home paradigm The Green Back vs The Rial by Darren Fleet A single banknote can reveal a lot about the attitude of a nation September 30 2013 Based in Vancouver British Columbia Canada Adbusters is a not for profit magazine fighting back against the hostile takeover of our psychological physical and cultural environments by commercial forces About

    Original URL path: http://www.adbusters.org/tag/paradigm/ (2016-02-09)
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  • Snort Snort - Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment
    market place where every product tells the ecological and social truth is heresy The streets are full of zombie like internalized real estate agents dying to get out Few can even conceive of asking the question let alone be able to compute the answer why an apple from across the ocean is cheaper to purchase than an apple grown next door It is a world where entire societies are built and then forgotten within a generation A decade ago the BRICS countries Brazil Russia India China South Africa were on top of the world If you were an investor you couldn t lose But now they re blasé The MIST countries Malaysia Indonesia South Korea Turkey are the new category of hot growth economies Incidentally these acronyms were both coined by Goldman Sachs Asset Management Chairman Jim O Neill A decade ago Athens was the center of a global celebration of global Olympic triumph Look at it today Heroin the drug of depression has taken over the streets Cocaine the drug of success is moving south and east The synapses within the brain of progress are firing ever quicker Nations and cities rise and fall in decades not centuries The line between exuberant success and irrational failure is razor thin The margins of prosperity and default can change in an instant Lehman Brothers was given an AAA rating the day before bankruptcy Ireland was the first economic miracle of the 21st century before its spectacular implosion The Black Scholes proof won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1997 the father of the derivative only to be revealed a decade later as the most destructive mathematics equation since Enrico Fermi s schematics for the nuclear bomb Within this catastrophic balance rests not only the future of human civilizations but also the

    Original URL path: http://www.adbusters.org/article/snort-snort/ (2016-02-09)
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  • cocaine Archives - Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment
    Nothing Day Buy Nothing Xmas Spoof Ads Culture Shop Subscribe Donate Close Home cocaine Snort Snort by Darren Fleet The narcotic abstraction of finance September 20 2013 Cocaine Culture by adbusters A global apartheid of decadence and death October 1 2010 Based in Vancouver British Columbia Canada Adbusters is a not for profit magazine fighting back against the hostile takeover of our psychological physical and cultural environments by commercial forces

    Original URL path: http://www.adbusters.org/tag/cocaine/ (2016-02-09)
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  • apocalypse Archives - Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment
    Something that hasn t happened yet May 28 2014 Snort Snort by Darren Fleet The narcotic abstraction of finance September 20 2013 The biggest wake up call in history by Richard Neville From where will food and freedom come January 31 2013 How to Negotiate the End Times by Darren Fleet Please send word The playoffs are near April 8 2011 Based in Vancouver British Columbia Canada Adbusters is a

    Original URL path: http://www.adbusters.org/tag/apocalypse/ (2016-02-09)
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  • economic growth Archives - Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment
    Snort Snort by Darren Fleet The narcotic abstraction of finance September 20 2013 Progress by Darren Fleet The modern obsession September 19 2013 Wake Up Call by Graeme Maxton Our human experiment on Planet Earth just went into reverse March 26 2013 Hey Professor Gregory Mankiw by Kalle Lasn A warning to mainstream economists November 16 2012 Based in Vancouver British Columbia Canada Adbusters is a not for profit magazine

    Original URL path: http://www.adbusters.org/tag/economic-growth/ (2016-02-09)
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