So if the euro, if Euroland is to become a reserve center, if the euro is to become a reserve currency, Euroland will have to have a deficit in its overall balance of payments.
That is to say, nature’s laws are causal; they reveal themselves by comparison and difference, and they operate at every multivariate space/time point.
A curious consequence is that I have become a minor celebrity.
While the technology revolution has yet to reach far into the households of those in developing countries, this is certainly another area where more developed countries can assist those in the less developed world.
It’s estimated that there may be two hundred and fifty million children in the world engaged in some form of exploitative child labour.
And each of us can practice rights ourselves, treating each other without discrimination, respecting each other’s dignity and rights.
I’ve worked in the prison system, on death row and maximum security. I did that work for six years. I’ve worked with some of the most difficult people in our society. Buddhism was accessible and helpful for these individuals.
The speculative part of my work is that these particular cognitive tasks – ways of thinking analytically – are tied to nature’s laws.
We’re going to see fugitives and felons, eventually, being able to get guns much more easily.
I should like to underline: no people, no country, in which a Communist dictatorship has been established, ever found its way out of it.