Minimum Income of $10,000 a month … is it possible?

If you ignorantly believe that there’s not enough life support available on planet Earth for all humanity, then survival only of the fittest seems self-flatteringly to warrant magna-selfishness. However, it is due only to human beings’ born state of ignorance and the 99.9% invisibility of technological capabilities that they do not recognise the vast abundance of resources available to support all humanity at an omni-high standard of living. – R. Buckminster

refugeesImagine today that everyone over the age of 18 years is now earning or receiving a minimum of $10,000 a month.

This is equivalent to a Gross World Product say of $700 Trillion a year compared to our current GWP (the combined gross national product of all the countries in the world) of nearly $100 Trillion a year, or seven times.

How could we collaborate and cooperate around the world to provide a minimum $10,000 a month to every adult male and female, whether working or not and what impact would that have on humanity? How would changing the “financial environment” of the vast majority of people on earth show up in the world?

How can we possibly afford it?

AveIncomes2015In the United States less than 5% of women earn over $100,000 a year and less than 10% of men.The average income in America is $48,000.

The global percentage of adults earning more than $100,000 a year would be less than 1% most probably, or a very small percentage anyway.

Where would all the extra  money come from you may well ask?

Some would say that it’s a job for economists from all the countries around the world. I would say “We don’t need ‘economists’ any more because there is now plenty for everyone, and has been for decades.

We need ‘abundantists or abundance thinkers’, people who can see what our invisible technologies has made available and how best we can work together reduce or eliminate unnecessary costs and start distributing the abundance.”

You'll See It When You Believe It!

Already there are examples of abundance thinking … like the state of Utah’s “Housing First” program where they give houses to homeless people and save the state money every year. The program started ten years ago and is well on the way to ending homelessness in the state.¬† One immediate effect on people is that once they have a stable living environment they can better deal with the challenges they face, whether that includes drugs, alcohol or violence.

Buckminster Fuller was a strong advocate of sharing the “energy income” that we receive every year from the Sun and eliminating the pursuit of “earning a living, for the sake of earning a living” without adding wealth or life support.

Fuller said that around 90% of American jobs in the 1970’s added no wealth, and employed people to check on other people or things, and employed checkers of the checkers and even checkers of the checkers checkers, and that 1 in 10,000 human beings, our engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs could provide for everyone on Earth!

An environment where we inculcate children to believe they must earn a living is one of scarcity, which actually doesn’t exist today. Scarcity and an economy based on scarcity has no integrity today, meaning it simply doesn’t work any more. Have a look at the economies around the world … wherever you look they have or are failing.

Now that abundance is the real context of life on Earth we must now be generous, be inclusive and be especially bold to move into the most exciting time ever in human history.

Are we willing to give up our old outdated attitudes, beliefs and points of view? I truly hope so.

Your Healthy Planet is a new structure based on Fuller’s philosophies and principles and an opportunity to add real value and be generously rewarded.

It is free to join and always will be.

I do know that technologically humanity now has the opportunity, for the first time in its history, to operate our planet in such a manner as to support and accommodate all humanity at a substantially more advanced standard of living than any humans have yet experienced. – R Buckminster Fuller, Foreword to GRUNCH of Giants, c1981

Here is a short video with sharing a little about his interpretation of Buckminster Fuller’s book “GRUNCH of Giants”.

 

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About Alex Sprunt

Twenty years ago I participated in a game that changed my life. Called "The Barnyard Game" it threw groups of intelligent people into fierce competition for the chance to 'access the Ocean of Abundance' and the "Ocean only wants to OUTFLOW ... so come with a spoon, a cup, bucket or pipe it in, the Ocean doesn't care". The game was noisy, loud, had physical barriers and it was played hard. Then all of a sudden a realisation was made that swept through the game in an instant. "There is no need to compete ... the Ocean is abundant and wants everyone to enjoy her abundance." For forty years or more we have been living at a time when everyone on earth could be living the lifestyle of billionaires. Technology and a cooperation revolution makes this available and the way forward is to elevate everyone up above the level of the "1%" rather than try and pull the 1% down to a low level. We are all living in exciting times ...
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