Re: [WorldCitizen]RE: Re: RE Ending/curbing war
I think the comprhensive answer to all problems effecting humanity, it to enable all places on the earth to be comprehensively nuked at approximately the same time. It's called, "The Quick Fix".
--- On Wed, 11/25/09, jodemas2 <jodemas2@...> wrote:
From: jodemas2 <jodemas2@...>
Subject: [WorldCitizen] Re: RE Ending/curbing war
Received: Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 1:05 AM
--- In WorldCitizen@ yahoogroups. com, "jfnewell7" <jfnewell7@. ..> wrote:
> The real thrust, besides the money earned by corporations involved in providing arms and military services, is the fear of a nuclear terrorist attack on the United States. Specifically, a terrorist atom bomb in either Washington or New York.
> The government fears a nuclear attack on Washington so much that it has created a shadow government in a secret location which would take over administration of the United States if Washington were destroyed by a terrorist nuclear bomb. Of course, many government officials would be killed, so they are very motivated to try to prevent such a nuclear attack.
> Another possible target for a terrorist nuclear attack would be New York City.
Jim, your powers of prediction astound me!
Perhaps you didn't hear about it, but New York and Washington were ALREADY hit by terrorist attacks. It happened on Sept. 11, 2001 and was in all the papers. Or google it.
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> 1. Is there any difference between conventional banking system andWell, as far as I know the main difference is this:
> Islamic banking system, both from micro and macro perspective?
If you lend money to open a business, with islamic banking the bank
So instead of interest, it gets profit if the business has them, and
it loses when the business runs a deficit. In conventional banking,
yopu pay interest but the rest of the profit remains yours
> 2. Is Islamic Banking really a better alternative to conventionalI don't think so, since the profit-drive is still there
> banking system? In what ways?
> 3. Fractional Reserve and the creation of artificial money throughAs long asyou don't exagerrate,creation of money isn't the problem.
> it is hailed as the chief ill in this banking system.
Money disappears out of circulation all the time. Demanding it back,
with interest, is the problem
> Does Islamic Bank eliminate fractional reserve through itsI don't think so. Without moneycreation the economy would shrink indefinitely
> asset-backed lending?
> 4. Are we going to experience economic justice through this IslamicI don't think so
> system of banking and insurance?
> One thing I have to say on the behalf of Islamic Banking. TheI thinbk that the way in which the danish and swedish J.A.K.-banks
> advocates of Islamic Banking themselves believe that the current
> system is not AT ALL in the true spirit of Islam and that until
> "Musharaka" is implemented, we might never get to eat the fruits of
> this system.
operate is closer to what koran and bible advocate. They work without
interest, but don't become co-owner. If you lend money for a business
from JAK, you still pay twice the amount you borrowed, but as soon as
it's finished, you get back the better part of the second half. Same
thing if it's a mortgage. If you buy a house of 100.000 euro,
over 30 years you pay 200.000 euro, but after the 30 years, you get