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zeemike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-08-09 08:28 AM
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22. But I wonder if China could not also see the value in it.
A stable world could be some comfort to them.
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  -A world Jubilee year...the answer? zeemike  Dec-08-09 06:50 AM   #0 
  - I still am unable to accept that Noah got one male and one female hornet  saltpoint   Dec-08-09 06:54 AM   #1 
  - I think it is a mistake to reject this idea on the grounds it is tied to the bible.  zeemike   Dec-08-09 07:00 AM   #2 
  - I got that. But still.  saltpoint   Dec-08-09 07:01 AM   #3 
     - If you want reasons it works I got em  zeemike   Dec-08-09 07:07 AM   #5 
        - The Greeks did have a full smorgasboard of gods and goddesses, and  saltpoint   Dec-08-09 07:09 AM   #6 
           - you such have this thing about Hornets.  zeemike   Dec-08-09 07:13 AM   #8 
              - Exactly. The hornets sting us just because they are doing their  saltpoint   Dec-08-09 07:15 AM   #9 
                 - That hornet metaphor really works.  zeemike   Dec-08-09 07:24 AM   #10 
                    - I'm drawing a blank. I am willing to help move your proposal to fruition  saltpoint   Dec-08-09 07:28 AM   #11 
                       - Thanks.  zeemike   Dec-08-09 07:34 AM   #12 
  - why would noah have to check hornet genitalia...?  dysfunctional press   Dec-08-09 11:39 AM   #28 
  - Well, one or the other of them was likely in the chain of command  saltpoint   Dec-08-09 08:24 PM   #33 
  - LOL. Then there's that whole tricky business about the two  coalition_unwilling   Dec-13-09 06:39 AM   #37 
  - That is about as likely..  sendero   Dec-08-09 07:02 AM   #4 
  - But it could if we wanted it to.  zeemike   Dec-08-09 07:09 AM   #7 
  - I support it, but think it is highly unlikely.  Craftsman   Dec-08-09 07:42 AM   #13 
  - Me too, but every thing starts with a dream. n/t  zeemike   Dec-08-09 07:45 AM   #14 
  - Do you mean *all* debts, or just ones involving governments?  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-08-09 07:57 AM   #15 
  - Well in my ideal situation yes....all debt would be forgiven.  zeemike   Dec-08-09 08:20 AM   #18 
     - "if your father sold his land and pissed it all away his family would get it back"  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-08-09 10:12 AM   #24 
        - Under the law of the Sabbath one could only sell farm land  zeemike   Dec-08-09 10:48 AM   #25 
           - You're proposing a financial upheaval roughly equivalent to the Russian Revolution  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-08-09 11:35 AM   #27 
              - What I meant was that the bible has the details of how they did it.  zeemike   Dec-08-09 01:28 PM   #29 
                 - Some debt forgiveness could be possible  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-08-09 01:45 PM   #30 
                    - Well the Pope suggested this limited Jubilee some years ago.  zeemike   Dec-08-09 02:09 PM   #32 
  - I've called for that so many times I'm out of breath now...  TankLV   Dec-08-09 08:14 AM   #16 
  - And this one will too, but that does not stop me from making it  zeemike   Dec-08-09 08:22 AM   #19 
  - Excellent Idea, Jubilee.  Octafish   Dec-08-09 08:17 AM   #17 
  - Thanks for that Octafish  zeemike   Dec-08-09 08:25 AM   #20 
  - It would certainly change our relationship with China -- we might actually be able to hold them  Brickbat   Dec-08-09 08:25 AM   #21 
  - But I wonder if China could not also see the value in it.  zeemike   Dec-08-09 08:28 AM   #22 
     - Pretty sure they'd rather have the X trillion dollars we owe them...  Cid_B   Dec-08-09 09:53 AM   #23 
        - You mean more than a stable world that they could trade with?  zeemike   Dec-08-09 10:50 AM   #26 
           - For China, losing all that money would be very destabilizing.  JVS   Dec-08-09 08:27 PM   #34 
              - I don't think it would be as destabilizing as you think.  zeemike   Dec-09-09 05:14 AM   #35 
  - Excellent idea.  Greyhound   Dec-08-09 01:52 PM   #31 
  - --  mdmc   Dec-13-09 06:33 AM   #36 

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