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October 19, 2016 | Visible vs. Invisible Money! Understanding Monetary Reality!

Donald B. Swenson: Born January 24, 1943, Roseau, Minnesota. Graduated H.S. 1961, Moorhead High, Minnesota. Graduated College 1968, Moorhead State University, Minnesota. Designated member of Appraisal Institute (MAI), 1974. Employed with Western Life Insurance Company, 1968 – 71; Iowa Securities Company, 1971 – 73; American Appraisal Company, 1974 – 81. Part-time teacher/valuation consultant/bartender, 1979 – 2008 (taught workshops at Waukesha County Technical Institute, Wi. and Madison Area Technical College, Wi.). Retired 2008 (part time teacher/blogger), AZ. Self educated economist/philosopher/theologian:

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Notice the ‘virtual’ MRI (invisible images within a computer screen) displayed on the chest of this person! Could this be money and a standard of value for international exchange of goods and services (assuming a RESET situation)?

I have a friend who is rather knowledgeable about money and our global financial system. He seems to support digital currencies as the trend for our future. He dislikes gold and silver (has sold all of his supply) and thinks that digital money is here to stay. What is this friend missing in his logic and understanding? Why would I view this person as lacking in the understanding of monetary history?  Let’s explore this idea that ‘digits’ as our money can continue indefinitely. To comprehend this conundrum in understanding we need to focus on a RESET situation (starting a new money system from scratch). What would YOU choose for a currency and money unit if we started anew (from scratch)? Give this some reflection now (prior to reading further)!

What we need to understand IMO is that all historical money and historical currencies have been items which were ‘visible’ to the human eye (via observation). Sea shells are visible to the human eye. Tobacco is visible to the human eye. Silver is visible to the human eye. Gold is visible to the human eye. What happens in any marketplace on planet Earth is that some ‘visible’ item is chosen to serve as a proxy for this concept called ‘value in exchange’. Never in all of history has an ‘invisible’ item stored in one’s consciousness (also called a mental abstraction) been chosen as money (our proxy for ‘value’) at the start. Never in recorded history do people in a marketplace choose some ‘invisible’ item (within consciousness) as their money unit (standard of value) when money is originally ‘invented’!

Think on this concept of ‘visible’ and ‘invisible’ money for a few minutes. Let’s assume that we have a RESET of our monetary system in the near future. Many now predict this event as eventually happening. A RESET means that we start from scratch to set up a NEW money/currency system. What would you choose for this money unit at the time of a RESET? Would you choose an ‘invisible’ concept within your mind with no external existence? Would you choose a mere abstract ‘number’ ($1.00) as acceptable as a money unit and a standard of value (to exchange for goods and services internationally)? What is a mere abstract ‘number’ or a ‘digit’ within cyberspace (the computer screen)? Is it a ‘visible’ item within our space/time (observable) reality? I don’t think so! Reflect on this comprehension now!

Abstract ‘numbers’ and ‘digits’ derived from my/your MIND (also called consciousness) are ‘invisible’ units of consciousness. Who in their right MIND would choose some ‘abstract/invisible/metaphysical’ unit of one’s MIND for a money item (a RESET event)? My friend assumes (evidently) that he can choose some ‘digit’ (derived from his MIND) and then convince the global marketplace (a RESET marketplace which is starting from scratch) to accept this ‘digit’ within his MIND as viable money unit for exchanging ‘value’ between nations. International trade would start with this ‘digit’ within my friends MIND and it would get transferred into his computer screen (as a ‘number’) and he would then need to convince the marketplace that this abstraction is viable for trade and circulation (as a unit of ‘value’). Is this logical or practical? I don’t think so! History reveals that this is absurd!

Monetary history reveals clearly that any money item chosen for a RESET situation has ALWAYS been some ‘visible’ thing within our space/time universe. Gold is visible. Silver is visible. Sea Shells, tobacco, sugar, are visible, etc. But the idea that my friend’s monetary/digital abstraction (say a ‘number’ derived from his MIND) would be acceptable to any intelligent marketplace seems absurd. Numbers work today only because the current system is operating as a prior historical system and it (this corrupt system) has not collapsed as yet. The ‘digits’ within our computer screens work as a continuation of a prior corrupt system, but if we start today (with a RESET) then we need to think in terms of some ‘visible’ item from nature as our choice for a standard of value (money unit).

My friend, however, is not alone with this logic and comprehension. Countless monetary pundits and media commentators continue with the idea that a digital money system is viable for the longer term. I say this is not logical or reasonable if we think of monetary history or if we start anew via a RESET. Some ‘thing’ would need to be chosen (as our money item) and gold and silver would likely be strong candidates as this standard of value. This concept called ‘value’ is now very subjective and mental (as we live with cyber money) but when we start anew from scratch people would look for some ‘visible’ item to serve as a tool for valuation of goods/services/activities. Think on this for a few minutes. Why is our current monetary system corrupt and heading for collapse? Learn about ‘digits’ within cyberspace as a start! Think of ‘visible’ vs. ‘invisible’ money! Enjoy this exercise as a RESET (a starting from scratch) could be coming soon! I am:

Some images to think about going forward. Click on the image for additional information on the image!

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The frequencies derive from photons in motion (invisible units). The buildings, humans, butterflies, etc. are ‘visible’ things from nature! What items would work as money if a RESET happens?

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Notice the ‘invisible’ image to the right! Could this serve as money given a RESET?

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Notice the image within the computer screen. Could this ‘invisible’ image serve as money? The image is visualized within my mind but (in reality) this ‘image’ is invisible within space/time reality!

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Notice the image in the mirror! Is this ‘imaginary’ image real (a physical ‘thing’)? Could the ‘image’ serve as a money unit if we RESET the system (starting from scratch)?  Digital money is similar to this ‘image’ in the mirror (it is imaginary and not within space/time reality!

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October 19th, 2016

Posted In: Kingdom Economics

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