Bernadette Maria Thompson

(Vallejo, California)

Money - Poem by Bernadette Maria Thompson

Money is survival
Money is nice
to have
but if your not
careful it can
become your God
without you realizing
money is loaned
to us, just has
your life is

Comments about Money by Bernadette Maria Thompson

  • (7/5/2006 9:47:00 PM)

    A HAPPY WORLD IN THE MAKING - if YOU & I WISHED so & were getting into
    A MOTION sooner than later. Do you know, my friend, that a certain rock
    band got paid 7 million pounds for having their hit used in Windows
    commercials? Why wouldn't they sometime start up themselves musing &
    rocking about a world finally without the money instead of simply inflating
    their already enlarged egos further at the expense of the vanity in the
    strife of their ordinary fans in the build-up of financial capability
    which yet to each & every one of us down here generally is so essential
    a part of life in the surviving of the relentless control of our
    elements and energies by the networking classes of ruling men? How deplorable
    it is that human beings have not yet reached that state of animalhood
    where all, humans & and animals alike, were freely sharing all needs
    with all others wisely without having to resort to a mean medium of
    humiliating money, as the other brother & sister partners in life on this
    globe have, even they're all claimed to be of lesser intelligence than we
    humans, ever felt happy and free in so doing, and among whom not a
    single killing of a another being has ever been reported as happening over
    that business of sharing. Earthlings' creation MONEY is in the end a
    tremendous values-politicizing power-pop-up-medium being possessed and
    amassed first of all by weaklings in the fields of fruit-bringing action
    - even they might be called millionaires, weaklings still they are -
    and poses as such an ugly thing that ought to be eventually overcome on
    this globe of hope. Intelligent rock bands should now get into producing
    songs about a human race who is to evolve into living together hand in
    hand truly for the first time ever since distant Stone Ages - in a
    state where money as such will be made altogether redundant in global
    panvoluntaristic societies where everyone will be working together freely
    with everyone each according to their capacities - thus redeeming finally
    the joy of 'give & take' from its horrible bondage to money. Think
    about it, dear friend, and join in for the new all-out human drive. How is
    the world to exist without money - why can't humans be as clever as the
    animals and come to terms without money without killing each other over
    petty things? THE MOTTO of a totally revolutionized world order run
    without money is to be PANVOLUNTARISM. This means that everyone is
    voluntarily contributing one's personal share in maintaining the production
    and distribution of all consumer goods and cultural appliances. Everyone
    is in turn entitled to receive their necessities and fancy articles for
    free. Naturally before such a system can be workable comprehensive
    re-education and re-orientation programs on a grand scale must prepare
    people all around the world to win each and everyone's acceptancy and
    willingness to go along the new lines. A major key factor will be with the
    industrial manufacturing sector. Erstwhile competitor companies have to
    come to a consensus to stop the rat race of futile innovations but
    instead abide per type of product by a standard agreeable to all sorts of
    people. The different companies' product diversifications will then be
    concentrated solely on satisfying people's craving for distinguishing
    individualized designs & patterns of items. Those units of eventually
    upcoming pioneering scientific novelties that are time and again to bring
    about more human advancement and convenience to the masses may then
    initially be the admirable booty of televised contest winners at their
    first stage before the general replacement of the older model versions
    will follow in the wake of positive reports by the first batch of test
    users. This will serve people's need for entertainment as well as to make
    generally known the lurking innovations. The individuals' motivation to
    evolve and make use of their skills will not be anymore earmarked by a
    pride factor that is proclaiming its success basically in having been
    able to raise the envy of neighbours, friends and relatives, but solely
    by finding a deeper sense of satisfaction in being socially
    contributive to linking personal self-realization with the common well-being of
    all individuals & human communities. -

    Associate with well-mannered people and your manners will improve. Run
    with decent folk and your own decent instincts will be strengthened.
    Keep the company with bums and you will become a bum. Hang around with
    money people and you will end up by picking up the check and dying broke.
    - Dear contemporary! How many people, not only in your country but
    meanwhile all over the world today, would want to see the general social
    evolution of the whole global human community go the way that in the end
    an altogether new state of dealing with one another will be reached
    where money as such will have become a redundant thing of the past, its
    long and troublesome era only to be remembered in the history books. As a
    parameter of the dimension of such a total change in human life and,
    more importantly, to indicate thereby the feasible characteristics of a
    new money-free system that is virtually practicable, let us envision
    here as one example of a future state of things the following
    advertisement posting likely to be encountered in these happy days to come: 'Hello
    out there! I'm looking for work mates to share my top-notch salary-free
    job site within the professionally skilled..... sector? All returns of
    the personality-engaging community commitments, in accordance with the
    new global system of panvoluntarism, are 100% gratified for full gratis
    procuring of all consumer goods plus, of course, all prevailing fancy
    gears & gadgets of the day just for the taking at shop-4-free markets
    where, on top of all, they will also offer to you free passes into a
    variety of most popular raffle entries for the meanwhile globally
    participated televised show-down events which, sure thing, hold for all smart &
    lucky winners, after the public fun making is over, FREE OWNERSHIP OF
    projection should be enough to convey the idea of the type of society
    model we should want to promulgate. Money is obviously the root of all
    evil, and only when the world will have overcome the need for its greed,
    only then will we finally be assured of happy days to stay with us for
    good in the future. Let us now start working together with ideas and
    efforts to eventually achieve this truly new world order. AN ERA CAN BE
    it or not. People'd better do. Imagine one day they'd discover another
    intelligently manned planet where they're all happily living without
    that horrifying devil of money! While here all these fools are saying it's
    totally out of the question to abolish money, only lunatics and kids
    could even think of such a thing to happen. But then, what about the
    animals here on Earth? ! Not one species of them ever extinguished because
    of lack of food and none of them ever had taken to violence in the face
    of food shortage, and all that without the use of money! This message
    corroborates the secret dream of the majority of all people and it is
    the pledge of the many, each to everyone, but first of all one directed
    to heads of states and their other leaders! Help, dear contemporary to
    make PANVOLUNTARISM known with them so that they will use their
    influential positions for the glorious end to be accomplished. And scatter 'the
    word' with the makers of popular music! Their participation in the
    emerging yet dreaded cause to drive out money worldwide could prove even
    more efficacious than any other social party's. LET US JOIN IN MIND AND
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

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