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In the UK, the head of state is an unelected, unaccountable Queen who refers to the British people as her "subjects" and as "commoners", who are expected to withdraw from her presence by walking backwards (because it would be insulting for them to dare to turn their back on their sovereign). Why would any rational person subscribe to this perpetual humiliation?

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Asked by truth exposed, 17 Feb '12 09:34 pm
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FOLLOW THE MONEY. The flow of money is the flow of power. Dollars are the amoral units of power and are overwhelmingly held by the amoral (or indeed immoral) super rich. The closer you are to the money flow, the more you can divert into your own pockets, hence the incredible wealth of bankers. The further you are from the flow, the poorer you are. The public good, merit, morality, fairness, justice and rationality play no part at all in the money flow.



The more dollars you have, the more powerful you are. The fewer you have, the more you become invisible. No one sees you and no one listens to you. You are "power deficient", hence irrelevant. Isn't it time to be seen and heard? Isn't it time for the public good and General Will rather than the private good (of the rich) and Particular Will (of the rich) to shape the power equation and dictate the money flow?



Money is a "proximity phenomenon" - the closer you are to its source, to its flow, the better. So, the rich ENSURE ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 17 Feb '12 09:43 pm

 
  
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The fact of the matter is that, other than you, everyone else is irrational, flawed and impure.
Answered by Vikram, 17 Feb '12 10:35 pm

 
  
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You have wrong assumption it is nothing like that.
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 17 Feb '12 09:46 pm

 
  
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What is your problem?
Answered by Lost Soul, 17 Feb '12 09:41 pm

 
  
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