12 Ways to Cut The Chains of Financial Serfdom

The comments below are an edited and abridged synopsis of an article by Charles Hugh Smith

Just because nobody talks about financial serfdom doesn’t mean it’s not real.

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Ours is a neofeudal economy of financial serfs in servitude to a financial aristocracy. The aristocracy owns all the debt and the serfs owe the debt to the aristocracy. The serfs own assets that don’t generate much income; the aristocracy owns assets that generate trillions of dollars in income. The serfs pay high tax rates if they make above-poverty wages, the aristocracy pay low taxes thanks to tax-avoidance scams arranged by its toadies and lackeys in the central state. The serfs create value, the aristocracy is parasitic.

That we are powerless is one of the key social control myths constantly promoted by the status quo. What better way to keep the serfs passive than to reinforce a belief in their powerlessness against financial feudalism?

But we are not powerless. Our complicity gives the financial aristocracy its power. Remove our complicity and the aristocracy implodes.

The pathway of liberation is to opt out of financial feudalism, and the twelve paths any adult can legally pursue in this endeavour are laid out within.