Curing Monetary Stockholm Syndrome. Bitcoin Tech Talk #218
It’s easy to see how as a society, as a civilization, we’re being bullied right now. The authorities can and do make us do things that we don’t want to do, but most of the populace go along with it without so much of a whimper. This is a learned trait, something that most people get from going to school for 12-20 years of their life, learning essentially to parrot back whatever the teacher says in exchange for a nice grade and eventually a paycheck.
That paycheck isn’t just important for the money it provides, but also for all the debt that it gives access to. Mortgages, credit cards and more are available to those with a steady paycheck and a good credit history.