Lucasfilm had planned an expansion at Skywalker Ranch in Marin CountyCalifornia, but shelved the plan in due to opposition from neighbors. However, it still plans to expand elsewhere. It was reported that Kennedy would work alongside Lucas, who would remain chief executive and serve as co-chairman for at least one year, after which she would succeed him as the company's chairperson, which she did in June With her departure, senior executives for each of the Lucasfilm divisions will report directly to Kathleen Kennedy.
John Michael Greer says that people will fight to hang on to the idea of progress and resist accepting a future where a family standard of living stays the same generation after generation. Sounds to me like, in the context of this conversation, people here would be okay with a more meager, pastoral future if it included a break with technology that made the total surveillance future of our nightmares impossible.
That is the unrelenting optimistic aspect.
But all the proposals to end cash involve nothing like that: I have seen some of them never use cash already, and maintain complete anonymity and untraceability, which I guessed also to avoid paying income taxes. There is no substantive plan on how to make those transparent and subject those to negative interest rates also known as tax on savings and the like.
To give you an idea of how pervasively the master class already use anonymous transactions between foreign nominee accounts, here is a comment on a blog that describes an obvious situation: Running a small cleaning company in the magic areas over the last few years has been insane.
In very recent years,many of the houses we clean, have been mortgaged to once again Mali based banks,although they have very familiar names, eg Santander.
That makes for an easy-to-remember acronym. Perhaps we can ease the passage of the Coming Big Heat Rising by giving it an equally easy-to-remember acronym. I would suggest HATM. If anyone wants to try using that to see if they can inject it into the language, feel free.
If anyone wants to craft a better acronym, that would be worth trying too. If cash went away, then what? Cash keeps the cultural fringes alive.
Except for perhaps years recently. As to the past years there is another exception: The village shop, the village priest, the village doctors, the village constables, the village snitches were constantly reporting everything about everybody to the lord of the manor; in practice the servant classes lives indentured into a plantation and if a servant tried to run away from total surveillance in their plantation they could only go so far before being pursued and captured and taken back e.
Then for the past years transport and commerce technology outran surveillance technology: But surveillance technology has caught up: The model is again that the servants classes are indentured to a plantation, where total surveillance on them but not their lord, is the norm.
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