I always hear in the media about the economy of USA, Greece, Country X, etc, and I wonder, what is the economy of the whole world? Think of what the combined cost is of EVERYTHING in the world. EVERYTHING that has been produced for the purpose of sale. Trillions upon trillions of dollars, an unimaginable number.

And now realize that we made it all up. All of it. It all amounts to the title of this highDEA.

There is no economy. There are no numbers. There's no one standard way of valuing things. The only standards you should use to value things are your own, and no one else's. I'm tired of being told how to view things, and what's important in the world. I'll choose my own morals, thanks. The world we live in today is so corrupted and purposely made unfair for those who have a good mind set/are just trying to get by. I'm reminded of the lyrics from the song "Nowhere Man", from The Beatles' "Rubber Soul":

"Doesn't have a point of view, knows not where he's going to. Isn't he a bit like you and me?"

Think about that quote. We are ALL the Nowhere Man (or woman :P). We were all condensed in to one singular point in space FOURTEEN BILLION years ago. We were all ONE. We are all one.

The point to all of this is live your life the way you want because no matter how hard you try, you won't make it out alive.

I'll end on this:

"No one knows what's next, but we all do it. Just remember to take it easy for all us sinners out there".

That was my yearbook quote (inspired by the words of George Carlin, and the words of Sam Elliot) and I can't express how much truth there is to it.

Happy smoking y'all, here's to hoping that the posts on this site will improve in the weeks to come. :)

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Comments

 
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 4:18pm

Nobody minds people pointing out crappy highdeas. Just try to be funny about it. Make a joke, don't be an asshole. Calling everybody "poserfags" and shit.

 
 
Fri, 11/09/2012 - 6:19pm
 
 
Mon, 11/12/2012 - 5:22am

Wanna take my balls outta your mouth now?

 
 
Sun, 11/11/2012 - 2:56am

Yeah all was one before time, space, and causality came into existence.

 
 
Sun, 11/11/2012 - 10:25am
bakayurei Says:

the illusion's useful, without it we'd be back in the caves, if we didn't keep the illusion held up then we'd feel the effect of that in a really real way, so for all of our intents and purposes, our illusions are Real.. that's my perspective

 
 
Sun, 11/11/2012 - 4:54pm

money gives people a false identity of power, making them believe that more materials owned means a better life

http://highdeas.com/hd/False_Advertising_to_Kids

 
 
Sun, 11/11/2012 - 8:06pm

Try going a month without spending any money, food, shelter, water. See how fake the dollar bill is

 
 
Mon, 11/12/2012 - 10:26am
Aaycle Says:

I've never tried to spend food, shelter, and water--but it seems fascinating; will give it a try!!

 
 
Mon, 11/12/2012 - 11:29am
 
 
Sun, 11/11/2012 - 8:21pm

money is worthless, its what the dollar buys that has value.
would you rather have 15 dollars or a gram of dank, think about it.

 
 
Mon, 11/12/2012 - 2:41am
Hagrid Says:
 
 
Sun, 11/11/2012 - 8:45pm

the rothschild family has 500 trillion and its 80% of the worlds currency

 
 
Sun, 11/11/2012 - 11:02pm
stonederer Says:

Funny how the US government isn't allowed to touch the economy, but its the main thing they focus on

 
 
Mon, 11/12/2012 - 10:45am
Aaycle Says:

It is not that the government is not allowed; Government should intervene as little as possible in the direction of economic affairs. So as to avoid the huge deficit that the US has incurred with bailouts of huge banks that have helped to cripple the US economy and has not yet paid back the treasury--nor has any intent to do so! Please watch 'Too Big To Fail'. It is a great documentary on the reasons the economy is in such shambles.

 
 
Mon, 11/12/2012 - 9:01am
Wolfscape Says:

Hey man, try reading some of this stuff, it sort of follows your train of thought.
The Capitalist System by Bakunin http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/Anarchist_Archives/bakunin/capstate.html - The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx http://libcom.org/library/communist-manifesto-marx-engels-0 - Law and Authority by Peter Kropotkin http://eagainst.com/articles/petr-kropotkin-law-and-authority/ - Wage Labor and Capital by Karl Marx http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1847/wage-labour/index.htm - this stuff will really open your eyes man.

 
 
Mon, 11/12/2012 - 2:57pm
 
 
Mon, 11/12/2012 - 11:49pm

What we need to do is not have countries or boundaries and have everyone on earth work together for common goals. There would be no debt because we would only owe money to ourselves.

 
 
Tue, 11/13/2012 - 3:02pm

1 dollar is worth 79 cents in America right now.

 
 
Tue, 11/13/2012 - 7:10pm
krisyooo Says:

http://highdeas.com/hd/so_about_those_aliens_OO read please

 
 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:50am

Don't spam my highDEAs please. I appreciate the sharing of stuff but dont come here just to tell people to go somewhere else.

 
 
Fri, 11/23/2012 - 1:50am

TheyCallMeJones. its called inflation. and if we fall of the fiscal cliff, the dollar could be worth even less depending on how we deal with the increased deficit