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The Ultimate Consumer Paradox

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You may have wondered before why (or how) a 16 oz bottle of water can be “cheaper” than a 2 liter bottle of soda that uses roughly two times the amount of water plus some toxic sludge.

From the looks of this meme(which is making the rounds on Facebook, enquiring minds want to know.

Here’s the short answer: leverage and greed.

It’s the same thing with every other consumer product and commodity on the market. There’s no shortage of examples to demonstrate – burgers vs. salad; candy vs. fruit, plastic v. natural materials.

The first step is gaining control over the supply of a product and the supply of all alternatives. The second, is to make sure that no one stands in the way of obscene profits. Neither federal, nor state governments (campaign finance), and certainly not the media.

It’s really very simple. It’s all about control and the power that comes from exercising it.

By controlling the flow of money, bankers and their pet corporations eventually control everything and everyone else, including the price of commodities and the level of wages across the full spectrum of “occupations.”

Social engineering by fiat, through control over markets and finance, and as a last resort – violence.

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