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Adam's YouTube Channel / Re: Adam Fails
« on: May 23, 2016, 09:43:30 AM »
AndrewG - thanks for link!  I was not familiar with Dale Brown or his Threat Management Centers.  I can't help but be inspired by people like him.  I think it's awesome what he's been able to accomplish and I'm grateful for the message he sends because he really is changing the paradigm. 

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Adam's YouTube Channel / Re: Adam Fails
« on: May 23, 2016, 08:34:17 AM »
ThoughtWater - thanks for the discussion.  The subject line is a reference to Adam's video by the same name.  I probably could have used a better one considering I only referenced it because I was watching it when I started to think about what the hidden costs of transition would be.  The post is really about identifying potential obstacles and exploring solutions to them, so in retrospect, I should have started this topic under "The Philosophy of Freedom", but who cares where we talk about it as long as we're talking about it.

 I think you bring up a good point.  It seems to me that community organization is key to everything.  The reason for the questions now are due to a lack of community organization and our solutions come from doing just that.  So many people have a hard time "seeing" how these concepts can work and these concepts can't truly work until we try them and tweak them until they do. 

I've heard Cell 411 mentioned in a few places on this forum.  It sounds like it's more like an emergency response application which is great.  I need to get on there and learn more about it.  What about other community organization efforts?  Does anyone have any examples or success stories of community-driven economies?  Obviously bitcoin and good ol' fashioned bartering are alternatives, but does anyone have any practical experience establishing these alternatives in their community?  It's a little daunting when you actually start to try to create these alternative systems so I'd really like to hear methods or techniques other people have tried. 

Thanks so far for the discussion!

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Living FREEDOM! / Re: Got any advice for living the dream life?
« on: May 20, 2016, 08:19:47 AM »
I just wanna reiterate something MattATatTat said, you're not alone. 

This forum has the potential to be something great because it's bringing together like-minded people in a place where they can encourage and inspire each other to continue promoting a life and culture that we all know is possible.  For the record, I certainly don't feel like I'm living the dream life, but I do know I'm striving to do just that.  I have a lot of respect for someone who's willing to put themselves out there the way you did because, quite frankly, it takes ball to do it.  It's exactly the type of courage and humility this movement needs. 

In order to make these changes in society, we have to be able to connect with one another in a way that goes beyond the superficial boundaries that we have been conditioned to believe keeps us apart.  Whether it be gender, race, ethnicity, political beliefs, religion, nationality, etc. - these are all lies that drive as apart.  Division is our biggest enemy. 

Your honesty and openness breaks down these barriers.   We come together through our shared struggle.  I hope you'll continue to confront your fears and doubt openly to encourage those around you to do the same.  This is the path to freedom.

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Adam's YouTube Channel / Re: Adam Fails
« on: May 20, 2016, 07:35:58 AM »
AndrewG - Again, my point was not to argue for police only to point out that there will be hidden costs and to get a feel for what everyone thought those might be.

Magnaniman - I think you made some good points.  It is silly to think there won't be something to take the place of services currently provided by government.  I guess being somewhat new to the idea of it, I'm curious to what exactly those might be.  I look forward to your response about opposition because whatever system does take the place of government services will be vulnerable to gladio style operations by those looking to ruin the public's perception of it. 

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Adam's YouTube Channel / Re: Adam Fails
« on: May 18, 2016, 08:58:04 AM »
I suppose because of the premise of this post it might be better suited under "The Philosophy of Freedom" but I put it here since it specifically referenced one of your videos.

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Adam's YouTube Channel / Adam Fails
« on: May 18, 2016, 08:01:38 AM »
So I watched Adam's latest video on Youtube and the guy being interviewed said something that made me think.  What is the hidden cost of the transition to self-government?  Just like in the economy, when the government uses taxes to create jobs there is a hidden cost.  Companies and businesses that could have created other jobs instead are forced to spend their money complying with tax regulations. 

People's behavior is undoubtedly influenced by repercussions for their actions whether it be for smaller traffic crimes such as speeding or more violent, heinous crimes such as rape or murder.  Obviously, it's not enough to stop some people from still committing these crimes, but enough to curb others.  My point is not that there isn't a better system, but I'm curious to get everyone's thoughts on what they see as the hidden cost of the transition itself. 

This also reminded me of an interview I think he did on AVTM with Jesse Ventura who brought up the valid point that this transition will not be done in a vacuum.  The powers that stand to lose their control have a history of creating and inciting chaos in response to challenging the status quo.  This will inevitably be the case as the FREEDOM! movement continues to grow.

Raising awareness to the concepts of freedom is the first step.  I think promoting an independent, decentralized economy and community will help wean people off government intervention.  In the end, I believe a thorough, individual understanding of personal responsibility and accountability for our own actions and their effect on others will resolve these questions.    In the short term though, there will still be those that fail to see this vision of liberty.  They will continue to be persuaded and manipulated by those who seek to control.  How does everyone see this playing out?

What are the hidden costs in the transition to self-government?

What are the best ways to mitigate the effect of a vile, calculated opposition to freedom?

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Current Events / Re: Alternative Media
« on: May 09, 2016, 08:20:36 AM »
James Corbett at corbettreport.com is certainly one of the best in the biz.  He offers great analysis of current events as well as producing pretty good quality documentaries on some of the more important moments and organizations in history.  You can also check out his channel on Youtube.

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I'm digging it!  Good sound, good message (from what I actually heard in the lyrics).   Thanks for the link.   Love to see the different ways people express their frustration with the system.  Sometimes the alternative media can get caught up in facts and trying to prove themselves right rather than truly connecting with one another in our shared circumstances.

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