There are two levers of power that governments never consider giving up – and these are:
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1. The state controls education. It is compulsory. It teaches what the state mandates (whether delivered by public or private schools). It is a means of ensuring all citizens grow up with the right mindset – i.e. predisposed towards the very idea of big government, social welfare, taxation, war. In other words the ‘Big Brother’ mindset.
2. The state issues the money. This is called fiat money – money with no inherent value other than the fact the state declares it legal for all debts and financial obligations. The state then enforces a monopoly on the issue of this fiat money – ensuring it can manipulate it to its advantage.
I could wax lyrical about what I think should happen to state education, but right now I want to discuss government fiat money, and how it is a tool of enslavement. And I want to identify one possible way out of this slavery. But first I should define the term “fiat”. From dictionary.com comes the following definition:
1. An arbitrary order or decree