Background – A world economy in transition
The world’s economy and financial system is a complex system with billions of participants. This system is under enormous stress due to the recent actions of influential state actors. The Western (US) attack on the Russian ruble, and the freezing of Russian assets, has exacerbated a political shift that has turned state actors against the dollar. Countries in Europe and Asia saw how the current U.S. government weaponized the SWIFT interbank system against a country (Russia) it doesn’t like. (SWIFT is a secure communication system between banks that allows them to quickly process international payments.) This political weaponization of routine currency payments between nations pissed off a lot of people. It has further cemented a new alignment of nations that is creating an alternative way of conducting business internationally.
The world economy is emerging out of a predictable dollar-based system into a more unpredictable one. This is causing huge volatility in markets around the world. And a lot of fear and anxiety.
The SWIFT system of international trade has dominated world commerce, and greatly benefits the U.S. dollar. The US controls SWIFT, so the U.S. government basically has (or had) control over global financial payments. From Washington DC, the US can damage the economy of any country by cutting it off from SWIFT. In 2018, the US also cut Iran off from SWIFT, which has caused continued damage to Iran’s economy.
U.S. sponsored economic sanctions are being rejected by powerful economies such as China, and other nations in China’s orbit. Despite its attack on Ukraine, Russia has gained sympathy from many nations because the U.S. sanctions have made it difficult for Russia to sell its products and conduct the business it needs to support its people. Nobody in the US cares about Putin and Russia (or the radical mullahs in Iran), but other nations ask the question, “What if we are next?” People want to be able to do business with each other without politics getting in the way.
As a reaction to the sanctions on its economy, Russia has demanded that all purchases of their liquid natural gas and oil be transacted in rubles, not dollars, bypassing SWIFT. This has further disrupted supply chains that world commerce relies upon, because Russia is a leading exporter of natural gas and oil.
In addition, the current U.S. government has curtailed domestic energy fossil fuel production in their zeal for a carbon-neutral economy. As a result, gasoline is much higher at the pump and truckers are beginning to run out of diesel fuel. Trucks transport 80% of the food and spare parts and appliances and the stuff in our hardware stores. Like it or not, trucks are the lifeblood of our economy. Not to mention that farm tractors, construction machinery, and transport trains also run on diesel engines.
Renewable energy is a wonderful idea. Unfortunately, wind and solar are intermittent energy sources. Wind and solar (with battery backups to release energy during periods when the sun doesn’t shine and the wind doesn’t blow) are great for single-family homes connected to the fossil fuel grid, but they do not produce continuous baseline power generation, 24 hours a day.
Moreover, wind and solar will not solve our oil problem. Wind and solar are used to make electricity, but electricity won’t run today’s cars, and it won’t run tractors, or construction equipment, or transport trains, or aircraft. Oil and electricity are used for different things. Even if we generate more electricity, it doesn’t fix our oil problem.
And then there is the post-2008 era of massive Quantitative Easing and near-zero interest rates, which has led to a massive expansion of U.S. government debt. The U.S. government has engaged in a trillions-of-dollars printing and spending spree over the past two years. This has resulted in massive inflation on vital goods and services. Like piling debt onto a credit card, you can only print so much money before the system maxes out! With a $30 trillion debt and over $9 trillion on the balance sheet of the Federal Reserve, the consequences of more money printing by the government is even higher inflation. More and more money chases a limited amount of goods and services, the production of which has been reduced over the past two years by COVID, vaccine mandates, and lockdowns.
F. William Engdahl sums this up succinctly:
Since January 2020 the Fed, Bank of England, European Central Bank, and Bank of Japan have injected a combined $9 trillion in near zero rate credit into the world banking system. Since a Fed policy change in September 2019, it enabled Washington to increase public debt by a staggering $10 trillion in less than 3 years. Then the Fed again covertly bailed out Wall Street by buying $120 billion per month of US Treasury bonds and Mortgage-Backed Securities, creating a huge bond bubble.”
According to Catherine Austin Fitts, former Assistant Secretary of HUD for Housing, the above is a planned operation. Where did that all the new money go? Not into the economy to procude more goods and services! I went to big banks and wealthy insiders like Larry Fink and Blackrock, who are picking up assets on the cheap as law and order breaks down in our cities. Fitts calls it “a significant financial coup d’etat. It’s not a turndown (recession), it’s a takedown.”
While the US has tried to wreck the Russian currency, and has inflated the dollar, China has cozied up to Russia. Russia has vast natural resources that China is in desperate need of to support its economy and its 1.3 billion people. China has offered to support Russia financially if it gets into trouble because of sanctions.
Last year, the Chinese government signed a 25-year agreement with Iran to support the regime in Tehran.
Combine the US attack on the ruble with China’s worldwide Belt and Road initiative, and you have a world economy in massive flux.
With Belt and Road, China is playing a worldwide game of Go while the US is playing chess with Russia. Go is a strategic board game in which the aim is to surround more territory than the opponent, whereas chess is a game that tries to capture the opponent’s king, killing as many pieces as necessary, strewing the board with dead bodies.
Well, there are a lot of economic casualties these days, especially when you consider the massive swell of migrants that are pouring over our southern border (financed by the Mexican drug cartels, who control large swaths of Mexican territory), along with Chinese made fentanyl that is killing tens of thousands of Americans every year. The U.S. government is facilitating this migration (and the resultant drug smuggling) which makes our government the world’s leading human trafficking organization. In March, April, May, and June of 2022 over 200,000 migrants came to our border from over 100 countries, including those in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, South America, and Latin America, and that number is increasing each month.
Migrants will put intense wage pressure on our working class as they compete for jobs, and will eventually drive down wages for everyone. That benefits multinational corporations who want labor costs reduced, as well as federally funded NGOs (non-governmental organizations) such as Catholic Relief Services who recruit and help migrants to the US. But it doesn’t benefit the working class who are under intense pressure from inflation to make ends meet. (Forget the official government inflation figures. If you count the three most necessary items in anyone’s life – food, energy, and utilities – it is around 25%, not 8.6%)
We are a nation of immigrants, but a nation needs borders.
According to an analysis by the Migration Policy Institute, more than 12 million people were “deported” – either removed or returned – from the US during the Clinton administration. More than 10 million were removed or returned during the Bush administration. Even President Obama, who has always favored amnesty for immigrants, removed or returned over 5 million during his 8 years in office. In September, 2021, he said, in an interview with “Good Morning America,”
Immigration is tough. It always has been because, on the one hand, I think we are naturally a people that wants to help others. And we see tragedy and hardship and families that are desperately trying to get here so that their kids are safe, and they're in some cases fleeing violence or catastrophe. ... At the same time, we're a nation state. We have borders. The idea that we can just have open borders is something that ... as a practical matter, is unsustainable.”
We are living through a created crisis
Whew! That’s the situation we’re living in, as I see it. Seems hopeless, doesn’t it? As inflation rises and prices for essentials climb, as shortages occur and markets fall, many people see gloom and doom, and a complete collapse of the world economy. Call me delusional, but I don’t believe that will happen.
The world’s economic and financial system is certainly entering a more chaotic state in which formerly reliable supply chains are breaking down and the old reliable dollar-based financial system is under stress. But it isn’t collapsing, as the doomsayers loudly shout. The problems in the US economy are created, not systemic.
Food processing plants and grocery stores, truckers and farmers, and energy supplies, are under attack. Massive government overspending is largely responsible for increased inflation. These are political problems and human problems, not systemic ones. We are experiencing a crisis that human intervention has created and human intervention can solve.
The average schmoe has never been able to influence the system, we just depend on it to work. Now, however, the system is breaking down because of human intervention. What can we do?
Above all we can ignore the screeching chaos merchants in the media and get informed. We can vote power-hungry political clowns from both parties out of office. We can also go out in the streets and protest and make a lot of noise to spur action by our benighted and incompetent national government in DC, which is run by stupid nincompoops in both parties. That will help, because the problem with the economy is largely poor economic and financial policy based on political narratives.
The Mental Plane
While we’re doing that, we also have to create something different on the mental plane. “Mental plane” is a term coined by Marshal Vian Summers. It refers to the world’s collective consciousness space, composed of 7.3 billion conscious human creators.
Thought precedes action. All action first originates in thought. For 6,000 years human history has essentially been interludes of peace between wars and conflict. History tells us that our thoughts are all messed up, because humans continue to create poverty, injustice, and misery over and over again. So, we have to collectively change our thinking.
The human race is ready for this. For the first time in world history, the world is connected. 7.3 billion thinking human beings are available in the collective consciousness space.
We have to intelligently apply hope and faith as a strategy. Faith and hope aren’t vague concepts; they involve the practical application of thought to a specific goal or purpose. We do this all the time when making life plans or achieving business goals. Now we can do it on the mental plane to affect the complex human systems on the planet, and make a better world.
I visualize the consciousness space of humanity like this:
Billions of humans are walking around on the planet, connected to an esoteric force generated by their own consciousness. We’re sitting in the middle of a powerful creative force that we don’t think to use, because we’re so distracted by the craziness of life. Many of us just accept doom and gloom from the media. We talk about how bad things are as if it is inevitable and will continue. It will continue only because we’re creating it.
Anecdotal evidence suggests that using the mental plane can be effective. A U.S. Department of Justice publication concluded in 1981 that using Transcendental Meditation reduced crime in experimental cities where large groups of meditators gathered. A similar project was undertaken in 1993 and again between 2007–2010. According to the Institute for Science and Public Policy,
In September 2003, the Journal of Offender Rehabilitation devoted all four issues of its annual publication to a special volume entitled “Transcendental Meditation in Criminal Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention” (J Offender Rehab 36 (1-4), 2003). This special volume presents a wide range of research showing that the practice of Transcendental Meditation can significantly reduce crime, criminal aggression, violence, recidivism, terrorism, and even international conflict, while simultaneously developing higher levels of psychological functioning—higher states of consciousness—in TM practitioners (see article titles and abstracts below).”
Of course it is difficult to measure these effects or establish causation. What would happen if, instead of a couple of thousand meditators using the mental plane, millions participated? At the very least, such activity comes under the heading of “Do No Harm.”
Human consciousness is the driver behind the rapid changes to our economy and our lives, because people are fed up with the old, corrupt organizations that only benefit a privileged few. People are asking and praying for improvements. That human desire from billions of people is creating a powerful force for change in the human consciousness space.
We have to go up to 40,000 feet and take another look at the way human beings have organized themselves. This takes us beyond the physical body, beyond politics and public policy and education, and into the essential nature of human consciousness. We have to finally acknowledge that there is a higher power, it is benevolent, and it exists within each of us. And then we have to use it to move the Overton Window upward toward more positive outcomes. And it doesn’t take a majority of us to have an effect.
Purely materialist solutions will no longer work without positive action on the mental plane, utilizing the human being’s spiritual component on a completely interconnected planet. That is why, for example, the Transhumanist movement will fail. Transhumanists are the people behind the dark aspects of societal change.
Transhumanism completely and deliberately rejects humanity’s spirituality, and believes that consciousness goes away upon death of the body. The Transhumanist worldview is a doomed attempt to escape from the jaws of physical death, not understanding that consciousness continues after the body dies.
We are seeing certain people trying to implement a Transhumanist economic order (The New Normal, The Great Reset, etc.). This Build Back Better technocratic/materialist wet dream requires an all-powerful central authority for it to work. In this crazy plan for humanity, destroying the private economy must occur, for the private economy has independent thinkers and actors. Lockdowns, for example, wrecked the private economy of small businesses. Corporate Big Box stores were immune. Lockdowns – even if necessary – made the central authority much more powerful.
The goal of the Transhumanists is a world where humans are chipped and neural implanted, living in smart cities where all human bodies are connected and monitored by programmed AIs that are controlled from above by a few, and where the government controls all of your money via central bank digital currencies. This dystopian vision for humanity’s future is an evolutionary dead end, as is the entire Transhumanist worldview. If embraced, it will result in the collapse and eventual destruction of the human race.
Fortunately, we don’t have to go there. Transhumanism, like all myopic philosophies, is acting as a catalyst to show people where we don’t want to go. It’s a motivation to connect with the higher power and create a much better future.
In order to save humanity from its own destruction, we must reject the doomsayers, the war mongers, the fear merchants in the media, the Transhumanists, and the forces of darkness that have chosen to ignore their personal connection to the divine intelligence – a universal intelligence that is waiting for us to recognize who we are, and change the future. Human and political problems can be influenced by positive action on the mental plane, and then in the physical world. We must recognize the power of consciousness.
Let us not just hope for a good future, but actively create it.
In the powerful words of a Navajo elder:
There is no greater gift than having a soul, a spirit, and moving, in rhythm, with God’s wisdom, with God’s love, with God’s power, with God’s vision of who we are as a species....The [new] wave that is coming has a fresh new heart and a strong, strong, spirit.”
Systems and organizations that lack integrity will implode. Whatever components of business and finance that lack integrity will collapse. That is causing some pain, but what is the alternative? 6,000 more years of fighting, injustice, poverty, and war?
The human family has made a collective decision on the mental plane to propel humanity to higher levels of cooperation and integrity. As a result, anything lacking coherence will fall apart. That’s a good thing, even though massive change may occur in our lives.
Let’s celebrate the change because it is being driven by the light of higher consciousness penetrating the darkness and exposing the dark underbelly of human society.
The collective human psyche must be cleansed of its dark memes, and the accumulated karma of humanity’s 200,000-year history on this planet. That is happening right now, and it’s happening quickly and decisively.
The only power the dark has is to convince you that failure and misery and anarchy is inevitable, and that it is all-powerful. That is a perversion of the truth. The light of God and higher consciousness is all-powerful, even though a small minority of humanity has freely chosen to turn away from the light and is attempting to create a dystopian world.
So what? Let them try! It can never happen if enough of us recognize our connection to the Creative Source. There are millions of us who have already done so, and that’s enough to create a tipping point for humanity.
The fresh new wave is creating more awakened humans every day, which is why the Dark is fighting so desperately to hang on to its power.
Don’t get convinced by the forces of darkness into creating a miserable future. The dark only has the power we give it. Exercise your spiritual power on the mental plane and create a bright future for the planet and for the human race.
Hope can be a strategy if it is applied with the conscious application of our inherent co-creative power!
 SWIFT stands for the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. SWIFT enables financial institutions around the world to send and receive information about financial transactions in a secure, standardized environment. Because the dollar serves as the world reserve currency, SWIFT facilitates the international dollar system. SWIFT and dollar dominance in the world economy give the U.S. a great deal of leverage over other countries. Source: https://fee.org/articles/swift-and-the-weaponization-of-the-us-dollar/
 “Reuters is reporting that “Russia’s Gazprom increased gas supplies to China by 67% in the first five months of this year, the company’s CEO Alexei Miller said on Thursday.” It was also on Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping held their second phone call since the Ukraine war began. Xi told Putin that China is “willing to continue to offer mutual support (to Russia) on issues concerning core interests and major concerns such as sovereignty and security,” as quoted in state broadcaster CCTV.” Source: https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/luongo-russias-new-rules.
 “Illegal migrants are assisted all along their journey to the United States and especially after arrival by networks of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that provide shelter, meals, information on transportation, and other services. The federal government pays some organizations to provide the services, and they operate more like government contractors than charities.” Source: Center For Immigration Studies, at https://cis.org/Report/Recommendations-State-and-Local-Action-Immigration
 While central bank digital currencies (CDBCs) are naively defined as a digital form of a nation’s currency, allowing all citizens and businesses to have a direct account at the central bank, that is also part of the problem. CDBCs make it easy for the issuing authority to simply cancel or control anyone’s account. CDBCs work hand-in-hand with social credit scores, and make it easy to track every financial transaction a person makes from the moment of birth until death. The totalitarian regime in China is rapidly implementing CDBCs and social credit scores as a way to squash dissent and free speech.