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There’s A New (Old) Way To Think About Money. Are You Ready For It?

Sick of the craptastic state of our economy? Perhaps some new ideas will cheer you up! (Why do I sound like an infomercial? I have no idea, but I'm goin' with it.) Author Charles Eisenstein has some (you might say) revolutionary ideas about how to turn things around. I love how at 2:22 he flat-out says what money really is. Then, at around 3:58, I start to realize I will never look at Jennifer Aniston in the same way again. He breaks it down for us at 8:58: What will we decide?

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As face masks have become mandatory in many places to limit the spread of coronavirus, it's also become an increasingly politicized thing. As we know, anything that involves political polarization also involves vast amounts of misinformation and disinformation. Whose idea was the internet again?

No one I know loves wearing a mask. We all wish we didn't have to. But there are an awful lot of people saying they can't wear one, or they refuse to wear one because they've been led to believe that masks are somehow more dangerous than not wearing one. I've seen and read "information" on everything from masks depriving people of oxygen to masks causing CO2 build up to masks creating fungus problems.

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