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th-28082011The world economy is incredibly interconnected today, it is truly global, and the United States would not be immune. Contagion to the core euro area and then onward to emerging Europe remains a tangible risk. But also vice versa, each and every economic tremor in the U.S. affects Europe and the rest of the world almost simultaneously...

The world is observing… some of us with mixed fear and morbid fascination… as we realize once more that even at such critical times, U.S. and European leaders (along with their corresponding organized bodies, circles and syndicates) are basically incapable of escaping their thirst and addiction for power... risking, in the name of their own interests, the wellbeing of their citizens and not only… and most of those leaders that dare to project patriotism as an excuse are merely pathetic and definitely unfit to lead, blind, saturated and brainwashed by vanity!

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that annually, the amount of garbage that is dumped in the world’s oceans is three times the weight of fish that is caught from the oceans?

that the revenue that is generated from gambling is more than the revenue derived from movies, cruse ships, recorded music, theme parks and spectator sports combined?

that of all the restaurants that are opened, 90% of them fail in the first year and of the remaining ones that survive, 90% of those fail in the second year?

that in a lifetime the average European or North American will discard more than 600 times his or her adult weight in garbage and about a ton of trash per person per year?

that Pytheas through its Soil Water + Life Solutions is probably the only entity world wide that can provide a-no-chimney-no-landfill-solution for the treatment of municipal solid and liquid waste?

that the Boeotian Hesiod about 3000 years ago theorized on the entrepreneurship typical of the market (an early laissez-faire), identifying the effects of government debasement of the coinage, which causes a decrease in its purchasing power (think Adam Smith, Keynes and post Keynes), arguing about the importance of competition and the importance of justice and the law in order to foster order and harmony in society?

that 1 recycled tin would save enough energy to power a television for 3 hours; 1 recycled glass bottle would save enough energy to power a computer for 25 minutes; 1 recycled plastic bottle would save enough energy to power a 60-watt light bulb for 3 hours?

that recycling steel saves 75% of the energy that would be used to create steel from raw materials, enough to power 18 million homes?

that Pytheas the ancient Greek explorer, mathematician, astronomer and navigator must have travelled to the American continent at the time of Alexander the Great?

that Confucius about 2,500 years ago argued that the government should not compete for profit with the people, as it would only result to the exploitation of the population?

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