This is a discussion on Guess What? FREEDOM IS NOT FREE AND IT IS HARD, DANGEROUS AND SCARY... within the General Prepper and Survival Talk forums, part of the Survivalist, Prepper, Bushcrafter, Forest Rangers category; Originally Posted by tirnan That is the part they never understood, because they place low value on their freedoms (or see them as a hinderance), ...
The old Soviet Union made the cost of everything real low.
The issue with that is there was no incentive to produce much. Hence even though the cost of a loaf of bread was dirt cheap, there were still very long lines to get basics like bread as no one had the incentive to work hard so little was produced.
One thing she failed to mention, and this has happened to all totalitarian regimes, the first thing they do is eliminate all opposition. Mass extermination to be more precise. I don't know if y'all are familiar with Deagel but they forecast for the intelligence services. The quote below is from January. The link to this is below the quote.
https://thewatchtowers.org/deagel-a-...50-80-by-2025/Few people know of this website and even more claim the organization doesn’t legitimately exist at all. Despite the overwhelming suppression of its significance, WikiLeaks documents have revealed it was legitimately used as reference material in a Stratfor report on the technological capabilities of The People’s Republic of North Korea
That list was done somewhere around 2003. Below is the updated link that was the updated forecast from 2017 and showing again the forecast for 2025.
United States of America
To see the link for all the countries go to the bottom on the right and click on countries under other info. It's pretty amazing. The funny thing is that both China and Russia have little to no change. Go figure.