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Last week we received two different brochures in the mailbox where one was originating from the town administration, sharing the great achievements that had been done for the town of Ghent in terms of leisure projects and public construction, which are all points that are said to add to the value of Ghent as a place to live – while the other brochure was amongst others exposing how the town administration was actually wasting money on such projects while the town is actually facing a growing number of people who are no longer able to afford normal living conditions, such as paying for a decent place to live – and pointing out that the town marketing is misdirecting the budget for projects that should not be given priority and that only add to the market value of Ghent, while a large portion of it’s inhabitants are deliberately being neglected and considered to be of no value.   

What is striking is that when one would receive only the first brochure which glorifies the town achievements one would really believe that Ghent is a beautiful and benevolent place. Yet, when checking the reality behind this picture, one will find that this effort to build a great picture is the result of a deliberate choice to not support everyone equally but instead choose for quick glory and personal gratification.

How can one claim that poverty and inequality are ‘difficult issues’ – while at the same time millions are being wasted for the pleasure and entertainment of that portion of the population who live above a certain level of comfort? Isn’t this the most backwards reasoning possible?

Clearly this shows that what is valued and ‘cared for’ is money, and not the inhabitants. If the inhabitants were placed first all the money would first be allocated according to who needs it the most, and then if there is something left one could look at entertainment.

This issue reflects a serious problem in the common sense of Humanity – as the numbers of worldwide poverty rare showing, where incredible reasons are given as to why it is ‘difficult’ to for instance end world poverty and world hunger, while at the same time exorbitant amounts of money are being spent everywhere around the world just for entertainment and even downright harmful means.

If all of humanity were to agree on one simple thing, namely what is priority in the context of what is best for everyone together – then it is clear and obvious to me that the greatest issues of suffering and inequality in this world would be able to be sorted out in no time. As it has already been noted, with the US’s yearly military spending alone one could feed and educate the whole world for many many years.

Such forms of abuse should be exposed in all possible ways to show that none of the atrocities humanity is now busy justifying at great length (this in itself also costs a lot of money!!!), are necessary in any way whatsoever and that they only exist because no one is willing to go against the flow of greed and self-interest to bring common sense to the world. Imagine: every day 1 billion people go to sleep with an empty stomach. What if that was you – would you not agree that humanity as a whole is absolutely fucked up? Would you not insist that first everyone needs to be taken care of in their basic needs before attention is given to secondary needs? Wouldn’t you say WTF ???!!!!.

Consider that a change in the system is possible to End this suffering and abuse. Investigate Equal Money, as an actual solution and a new starting point for this world, based on priorities in the context of what is best for all.    

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I was looking at the desire for fame and how this currently exists in the world.

I then asked myself, will such desire still exist in and Equal Money System? And if not – then why not?

I came to the conclusion that the desire for fame as it currently exists, actually expresses lack of self-acceptance. In fact, a form of absolute self-worthlessness – that one will try to compensate through the desire to be or become famous.

When looking at the question of self-value – one must look at: what is the thing that is most valued in today’s world? What is the thing that everyone in this world is striving to get? The answer to that is money. Thus through looking at how money is allocated you can see what is regarded as worthwhile and what is seen as worthless.

The fact that a baby born into this world does not automatically receive money as support, shows that the being born in this world is regarded as worthless. This may shock you as this is not how things are generally presented. In general, it is said that a baby is a new life and is ‘precious’ beyond anything. Yet, this is mere lip service and actually deception. Have a look: there is no system in place that makes sure there is more than enough money in place to welcome all the newly born children in this world. Instead the care for the newly born child is completely left up the financial capacity of the parents/caretakers – which in a few cases may mean the child will grow up in an environment of wealth and abundance – or, in most cases: it will mean the child will grow up in an environment of poverty and deprivation. As it stands currently, there are more than 20.000 children starving from hunger and preventable diseases every day. More than 3 billion people in the world are living below the poverty line and one billion go to sleep every night with an empty stomach. 

How can a child develop self-worth – when they are made clear that they do not deserve food to support themselves and that it doesn’t matter to the world whether they exist or not?

The middle class is just as affected by this, because you will note that the fact that a child does not receive unconditional support through a system of equal care for all – will cause back-chat in the minds of the parents where they start developing animosity towards the child, because ‘the child cost them so much money’. This in turn is the source of child abuse and domestic violence – because the parents start feeling like a slave to the child – and then will start abusing it. This abuse can be physical but also mental – through words and manipulation.

Thus, it is clear that the current money system is actually a system of hate and separation – and that human beings are simply not given the space to develop in a stable manner.

So – imagine now if from the start the child is welcomed with joy – and this joy is expressed through an unconditional grant that is made available to support every child. Will money ever be an issue that can be used against the child?  No. It will be made clear to EVERY CHILD BORN IN THIS WORLD that they are welcome and deserve to exist and to be supported.

Imagine that.

This is basic common sense.

A child will thus develop self-acceptance and self-worth much more easily – and it will also have an immediate sense of respect for all Life – because it was treaded as an equal part of life from day one, and thus to be ‘generous’ towards Life will be much easier.

Hence, the desire for fame will most likely fade in an equal money system – because through the platform of equal money for all, self-acceptance and self-worth will be able to be developed very effectively in children.

This doesn’t mean that there will not be any beings who are not ‘well known’ in an Equal Money system – though this will not come forth out of a desire for recognition, it will instead exist based on someone’s commitment and self-responsibility as an equal member of the system.  

Clearly, someone who has not sorted out their self-acceptance and self-value issues, should not be allowed anywhere near any position of responsibility – as their actions will simply be ego-based and not best for all, as can be seen for instance with politicians in today’s world.

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Gabriël Zamora Moreno

In an Equal Money System ‘politicians’ as such will not exist – but there will be positions that need to be taken where a certain level of responsibility is required.  These positions will be filled based on democratic elections – and the best way to describe such a function would be that of an ‘administrator’ rather than a ‘leader’. An important aspect of such a function is that one will only be allowed to do it for 1 term – which would be 1 or 2 years, after which a new administrator is elected to take over your function, after which one will not be allowed to pose as candidate for administrator again. This is to make sure that there is never any possibility for misuse of power – and it also makes clear where the focus must lie: on the principle, not on the personality.

Remember that in an equal Money System everyone will be supported from birth to become a fully self-responsible and effective living being. Hence there will be no requirement for leadership as it exists today – because that is in fact based on separation where the majority have abdicated their responsibility towards their reality and towards the whole world to a select group of people, to have them be responsible, and who are then given carte blanche to abuse in the name of ‘the common good’.

In an Equal Money system great responsibility will be expected from everyone – because only when taking responsibility for oneself and one’s world – can one really be an honorable being. Therefore the current system of politics and entertainment is a system that promotes dishonor, limitation and slavery. To give away one’s responsibility is an act of fear – because one is unwilling to face that self- is in fact responsible. Is it then such a mystery that in today’s world everyone blames the politicians and the elite?  Blame is much easier than taking responsibility – and it also indicates that self is still unwilling to take responsibility and will divert all attention from this fact through blaming another.

In an Equal Money System such behavior will not be accepted – and all will be supported to face their inner demons and learn to take responsibility for themselves and their reality.  What is currently being tested and explored within the Desteni I process is already showing that it is possible for a being to take directive charge of themselves and their lives – and that one can learn how to stop ones self-obsessed way of existing and that it is possible to live in a way that is considerate of others as equal as self. 

In an Equal Money system there will be no separation between ‘politicians’ and ‘the public’ – because everyone will simply be empowered to take responsibility wherever they can. This will in turn make the media as it currently exists obsolete because the media has mainly existed as a tool or a medium that stood in between the public and the politicians – a tool that does not exist for the purpose of providing clarity and clear communication, but to divert attention and hide the real important issues.

In an Equal Money system the administrators will not have to be worried about what the media will say about them – as the media will no longer be an institution based on manipulation, gossip and profit, but instead be a collaboration of people, based on real interest and passion, on how to organize and disseminate information locally and all around the world. Within this the emphasis will be to allow for all perspectives to equally be heard and equally be accessible. This will be done through giving everyone in fact equal access to the same technology that allows for such communication to exist. The way to do that is by giving everyone Equal Money from birth to death.  No more marginalization.

What must be considered within this is that ‘free access’ to goods and products does not come without responsibility. In the current consumerist system everyone with enough money can give themselves access to a product or technology – without any self-responsibility of the ‘consumer’ being required as such. Thus, someone can buy a product, without taking full responsibility for it, because after one has acquired ‘ownership’ of the product, being the owner implies that one can dispose of the product as one pleases, which implies that one have ‘the right’ and the ‘free choice’ to for instance be careless with it or to use it in an abusive manner.  This kind of abuse will no longer be tolerated in an Equal Money system, because it extends to all areas where a sense of ‘ownership’ exists: it will bring with it ‘the right to abuse’. This is also clear in relations between parents and children for instance, where the parents perceive the child is in a way their property. This point however will be developed in more depth in another article. Let’s for the moment return to the point of politicians.

In an Equal Money system a ‘politician’ will simply be a servant – a guardian of the system – who makes sure that in the first place the Equal Money System keeps running, so that everyone is at all times supported,  and secondly ensures the administration of all the collective decision making processes on how the system can be improved.

Practically this means that he or she will have to administer online forums that are accessible to all and anyone.  In these forums suggestions will be shared in a structured manner so that each participant is able to asses whether what is said is best for all or if it requires improvement to be able to stand as a the solution to a problem or as a viable alternative to an already existing approach. This means that there will be communication regulations one have to adhere to, to make the process as effective as possible. For instance one will have to explain the problem, why or where the current solution is not yet best for all – and how the new solution is superior to the old one in that it solves more problems and is more beneficial to all participants.

Hence one must understand that all political decisions will be made in complete openness where the process of how a decision was made can completely be traced back in all its steps.

The role of the media in this regard will be limited – as there will be no more ‘secrets’ to reveal or hidden plots to expose. Hidden politics will simply not be allowed. Everything must always immediately be shared in a public forum so that there is full transparency at all times.

If you are interested in a future where everyone has an Equal say and where all Life is Equally valued – I would say don’t wait and join us.

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Gabriël Zamora Moreno

At the moment the Vatican is literally a state within a state – an entity with it’s own government and its own ‘guard’– where the pope holds the ‘power’ of an ‘absolute monarch’ – combining executive, legislative and judicial power, which makes him the last remaining ‘absolute monarch’ in Europe.

Therefore within an Equal Money system – from a legal perspective – the Vatican will be ‘dissolved’, just like all other borders and nations.

The papacy will be ‘deleted’ as a position because it is not best for all but only best for the few. The pope will be asked to ‘step down’ and stand equal.  

In an Equal Money System everyone is supported from birth till death – this will show humanity that they are actually able to take responsibility for their own world – and that there is no need to stand inferior to some imaginary God one apparently need to feel protected and cared for. Humanity will be supported by their neighbor – and through the labor one give – one will always equally receive. And through the Equal Money System Humanity will be their own God.

The whole system will be geared towards empowering each one to stand as a self-responsible equal. Equal in knowledge, equal in understanding, equal in money, equal in power, equal in self-dignity and self-respect. With the tools of self-forgiveness and self-honesty it will be shown that there is no part of reality that self is unable to take responsibility for – and thus, that there is no need for Gods and religious institutions. The focus will be physical reality and the development of effective common sense to live and interact in a way that is best for all.

The buildings in the Vatican will have to be assessed as to what can be done with them. If it is practical then I would suggest the interiors be converted to habitations that are part of the basic support for all.  

This will show that greed and inequality are no longer accepted and that all Life must be honored Equal.

For more information on Equal Money, investigate: http://equalmoney.org

Gabriël Zamora Moreno

What needs to be understood when answering this question – is that laws in the current system are written to protect the system and never to support the individual. They only have a function and purpose in the current system – where the starting point is survival and the struggle for money.

What will happen with the implementation of the Equal Money system is that most of the laws that currently exist  – will be deleted as they have no purpose in the new system.

For instance, with inmates that have ‘broken the law’ in the previous system such as in the case of ‘theft’ – when it can easily be assessed that the person was only acting out of necessity in the system to survive; such a person will be rehabilitated when the new system is implemented. In fact all ‘crimes’ that have been committed in the old system that were motivated by money and survival will rather quickly be rehabilitated.

The reason for this is that the ‘danger’ they allegedly presented to society – was really an outflow of the conditions set by the system. To give one example: with the amount of money that is currently in circulation as currency – there is actually not enough to pay off all the debt in the world. To, within such conditions uphold a system of laws as apparent morality and justice in which the individual is to blame for his desperate behavior – is pure cruelty and unacceptable abuse.

The criterion is very simple: would the ‘crime’ have been able to be committed in an Equal Money system, where every being is supported from birth to never in their life have to experience scarcity or any form of material lack? If the answer is ‘no’ (because why would the person steal money from their neighbor if everyone is monthly receiving the exact same amount of money with which they can largely cover their basic needs?) – then clearly we are dealing with a case of provocation on the part of the system – and the supporters of this system should then be held accountable and not the individual who merely suffered a mathematical outflow of the conditions set in this system. 

So, this is with regards to crimes that were committed, but where it can be determined that they weren’t actually crimes, because every person – given the circumstances – would have acted in exactly the same manner.

Other crimes where the link between the act on the one hand and the context of money and survival on the other hand is less apparent – will need more scrutiny. In some cases, the conclusion will be the same as in the above examples – in others the conclusion will be that the person actually requires assistance to stop their harmful behavior, which means the person is to participate in a ‘self-responsibility program’ – where they learn to stop themselves from harming others. This can be in the context of rape-, and violence- and murder cases.

Another example would be drug abuse. A large portion of today’s inmates are incarcerated for drug related crimes. If we are speaking about crimes resulting out of a drug addiction as such then clearly the person must prove that they are able to stand clear from the addiction – which must be done under supervision, after which rehabilitation can ensue. If the drug crime was merely a way to get money without drug addiction being involved as such then immediate rehabilitation should also be considered, because there is really no difference between selling alcohol on market or selling heroine – and bartenders are not put to prison.

In an Equal Money System the focus will change from incarceration and monetary fines as a penal system to re-education through re-education centers. A re-education center is a place where a person is placed to get support with stopping their destructive behavior.   

The starting point of an equal money system is self-responsibility of the individual. This means that a person will always first be supported to take responsibility for themselves and come to a self-directed change – instead of being judged and condemned a priori. The way a person will be assisted is through being offered a total training in self-forgiveness and self-corrective action – under supervision, until the person has proven that they can live and work together with other people in a dignified manner.

If such change however does not come about then the person has actually made a statement that they are unwilling to take responsibility for themselves and that they are unwilling to change.

In such case they have actually given up their right to self-determination and can thus be put away as per their own permission. This is a matter of common sense: if a person keeps repeating the same patterns of abuse – such as raping children – even after an opportunity is given for self-change through self-forgiveness and self-corrective action – and still the person continues, then there is no point in keeping the person around and there is no more forgiveness.

In an Equal Money system actual justice and fairness will exist because everyone will receive an equal opportunity and an equal start in the system.  This will be ensured through equal access to education, equal access to housing, equal access to electricity, equal access to food, equal access to clothing, etc. for everyone. Everyone will receive equal unconditional support. Therefore no one will be able to claim that they were disadvantaged as an excuse for abusive behavior – and the measures that are in such cases imposed on an individual such as re-education will then be justified.

The conclusion is therefore that crime in an EMS will greatly diminish – as the inequalities that were causing violence and crime will be removed. Equal Money Ends all slavery – and therefore there will be no more suppressed injustice – with every participant being supported and given attention as an equal.

Gabriël Zamora Moreno

I’m now in the process of looking for a new apartment and I’d like to share an observation I made after having visited several different apartments/houses.  

So, it happened a couple of times that I would enter an apartment/house and would think to myself that the space is actually nicely furnished – in terms of the furniture being chosen to fit with the interior. However – people have this thing that when they leave a place and move to the next – they take all their furniture with them… I find this impractical for more than one reason, because now everyone who move is taking their furniture with them all the time – from one place to the next: every time emptying the house as much as possible, taking everything that is not attached to the walls and taking it with – leaving empty rooms that need to be completely refurnished for them to be habitable.

So, it occurred to me that people are only doing this because they believe their furniture is precious and more valuable than that of others – and because they know that if they’re going to enter a new place the old inhabitants will have taken all their furniture away as well – such a sad story !

How I see it is it would be far more practical if everyone just leave their furniture where it is – because it was most often than not specifically chosen to fit with a particular interior – where one would then know that wherever one go – the former inhabitants will have left all their furniture in the house. Because what is the point of everyone every time taking all their furniture with like weasels? It just make it impractical for everyone – I say leave the furniture !  Stop being a spoiler !

The reason why this point is now part of culture is because furniture is regarded as ‘capital’ as well – and because capital is scarce, one should ‘hold on’ to one’s capital. It’s like people are still nomads – travelling around with their furniture, without even realizing this – fascinating….

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Today I came across some interesting articles regarding Dominique Villepin, who is former French prime minister, and his idea of a national basic income for all Frenchmen… which is termed a “revenu citoyen garanti”. A guaranteed income for all citizens. This project will be taken into the 2012 presidential elections for France by Villepin – so I found it worthwhile to investigate as he is considered to be an influential politician.

From what I could gather from articles and a video interview done by himself – the plan is to give every citizen a basic income of 850 euro a month who does not have any other source of income. This is supposed to be a ‘security net’ that should restore the citizens’ dignity – in that no citizen will be allowed to exist in financial insecurity as ‘France is a wealthy country’.

To be clear – the idea is based on redistribution through a ‘targeted taxation system’ that will allow to support those Frenchman who are currently without income. And there is mention of a 30 Billion euro budget to make this happen… so clearly the proposed ‘change’ is within the bounds of the current economic and monetary system – and therefore will not give a sustainable solution in the long run.

I have a general interest in any program that supports a basic income for all – even though here, as in all of the other branches of the universal income project – the point is still approached from within the current existing monetary an economic system and therefore not a real solution.

The technical cause of the crisis is the monetary system itself – which is inherently unstable because it is based on inequality (profit is a relationship of inequality) and therefore it can never include all of humanity – as there must always be large numbers of human beings to be exploited so that a minority can make a profit.     

It would however be interesting if France would actually get to a point of actually trying Villepin’s program – as that will make it clear that a completely new economic and monetary system is actually required for any real change to actually be possible. What do I mean with real change? With real change I mean to actually change the human experience on earth – from an existence of competition, struggle and survival to a point of freedom, dignity and equality.

The ‘point’ with the equal basic income – is that it has to be done by implementing a new monetary  system altogether, through which one can simply generate the money required to allocate to everyone equally. This money system will be different from the current one in that your money will only be able to be used once, as the purpose of the money will merely be to ensure equal distribution and to prevent abuse. Thus money will no longer be a symbol of ‘power’ that one can accumulate, but only a means of communication. Historically speaking it will be the ‘end of capitalism’ – because what is capitalism? It is that point in human history where money became a trading commodity in itself – which is where the economy stopped making any sense, as one could now make money directly from money itself. But it will also be the end of profit altogether. As the starting point for exchange will no longer be to take advantage of each other – but to actually support each other. Unimaginable !

Let’s have a look at profit. The principle of profit is that I want to exchange good or services with someone in such a way that I get MORE out of the exchange than what I put into it. So, somehow I will always have to convince the other person to accept my unequal bargain so that I may ‘win’ from the deal. Therefore to make profit always involves an element of ‘stealing’. Thus if all of humanity engage in such behavior – you end up with half the world living in absolute poverty – which is precisely the situation we have in fact created. That point alone should make any sane person realize that profit should be made illegal as an unspeakable crime against humanity.

So – back to Villepin – the solution he presents is not a real solution unfortunately – as it does not actually challenge the current existing economic order of profit and gain – nor the banking system and the monetary system that perpetuate inequality and abuse on a world-scale.

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Gabriël Zamora Moreno

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