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#65956 Jan 15, 2014
Rabbee, go away.

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

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#65957 Jan 15, 2014
JOEL COOL DUDE wrote:
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Yes, here, the posh banks, mostly foreign, are almost like 5 star hotels in so many ways.
and you are stupid enough to fall for that?

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#65958 Jan 15, 2014
Frijoles wrote:
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and you are stupid enough to fall for that?
Foreign banks back here give us the best financial services/financial deals..... except for say ICICI.

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#65959 Jan 15, 2014
Where's Hugh?

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#65960 Jan 15, 2014
Lizard poisons Spock. LOL.

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

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#65961 Jan 15, 2014
JOEL COOL DUDE wrote:
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Foreign banks back here give us the best financial services/financial deals..... except for say ICICI.
People of wealth here, and even us middle class, dont even bother with banks. Thats what brokerage houses and hedge funds are for.

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#65962 Jan 15, 2014
Frijoles wrote:
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People of wealth here, and even us middle class, dont even bother with banks. Thats what brokerage houses and hedge funds are for.
Everyone should have a bank account, in fact several.

Investment in the local and international markets can be made through banks.

The added benefit of being a big investor in banks like Chase Manhattan, Goldman Sachs, ICICI, Bank of Tokyo, ANZ, Deutsche Bank and others is easy access to platinum, gold and Forex. I buy substantial amounts of precious metals and all my foreign currency only through banks especially the foreign ones or through ICICI.

I don't trust private brokers who're fronts for underworld for certain reasons. I've had bad experiences with them including blackmail and threats when huge amounts are involved....

A big investor in banks can garner several benefits from the banks that would not have been available otherwise and banks here help big time investors to conceal huge amounts of wealth so that it does not attract undue attention from tax authorities.

At a deeper level, however, there's a mutual understanding between the higher ups in elite banking circles, politicians and IT officials and so the rich clients benefit....

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#65963 Jan 15, 2014
Bend it like Beckham. ha ha

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#65964 Jan 15, 2014
According to the late Francisco Varela, Chilean biologist, philosopher, and neuroscientist, the primary conscious experience, common to all higher vertebrates, is not located in a specific part of the brain, nor can it be identified in terms of specific neural structures. Conscious experience is the manifestation of a particular cognitive process - a transient synchronization of diverse, rhythmically oscillating neural circuits.

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

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#65965 Jan 15, 2014
JOEL COOL DUDE wrote:
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Everyone should have a bank account, in fact several.
Investment in the local and international markets can be made through banks.
The added benefit of being a big investor in banks like Chase Manhattan, Goldman Sachs, ICICI, Bank of Tokyo, ANZ, Deutsche Bank and others is easy access to platinum, gold and Forex. I buy substantial amounts of precious metals and all my foreign currency only through banks especially the foreign ones or through ICICI.
I don't trust private brokers who're fronts for underworld for certain reasons. I've had bad experiences with them including blackmail and threats when huge amounts are involved....
A big investor in banks can garner several benefits from the banks that would not have been available otherwise and banks here help big time investors to conceal huge amounts of wealth so that it does not attract undue attention from tax authorities.
At a deeper level, however, there's a mutual understanding between the higher ups in elite banking circles, politicians and IT officials and so the rich clients benefit....
I forget you live in a third world country where probably large banks are the best bet to steer clear from corruption. Here, if you want to be "legally" fleeced, then you go through a large bank.

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#65966 Jan 15, 2014
"As we know how we know, we bring forth ourselves."
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#65967 Jan 15, 2014
JOEL COOL DUDE wrote:
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Yes, here, the posh banks, mostly foreign, are almost like 5 star hotels in so many ways.
In your words above I am seeing 3 F's that are important and so let me share my observations.

1. F which stands for FOREIGN, among other things, and P (posh) which underscores its service type.

2. F for FREEDOM from or being relieved of your money via "service charges" when an ATM etc. is used.

3. F for F-ive star hotels where you go to get F-ed or freed from certain conditions via the discharge of stress and anxieties.

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#65968 Jan 15, 2014
JOEL COOL DUDE wrote:
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Everyone should have a bank account, in fact several.
Investment in the local and international markets can be made through banks.
The added benefit of being a big investor in banks like Chase Manhattan, Goldman Sachs, ICICI, Bank of Tokyo, ANZ, Deutsche Bank and others is easy access to platinum, gold and Forex. I buy substantial amounts of precious metals and all my foreign currency only through banks especially the foreign ones or through ICICI.
I don't trust private brokers who're fronts for underworld for certain reasons. I've had bad experiences with them including blackmail and threats when huge amounts are involved....
A big investor in banks can garner several benefits from the banks that would not have been available otherwise and banks here help big time investors to conceal huge amounts of wealth so that it does not attract undue attention from tax authorities.
At a deeper level, however, there's a mutual understanding between the higher ups in elite banking circles, politicians and IT officials and so the rich clients benefit....
Assuming you are rich for the sake of your argument... Are you saying you keep all your money in bank(s)?
former res

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#65969 Jan 15, 2014
Cult of Reason wrote:
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Ben Stein. What a tool. Lost all respect for him after he came out with his intelligent design "documentary" "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed".
And it seems just about anyone can call himself an "economist" these days.

Kimmel was the best part of that show!

What was the gist of his movie? Not familiar.
former res

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#65970 Jan 15, 2014
Frijoles wrote:
<quoted text>I get them confused (no TV remember? I rely on youtube) but I really like Kimmel. He is a great performer.
Forgive if I've mentioned - went to a Letterman
taping in the fall with my sister. Robin Williams guest.
Renee Fleming sang top 10 list. Great show. We were
right in front of the band.

Went to the soup Nazi! The guy who he's based on isn't
there anymore but the mulligatawny was great. Now the wife
makes it.

HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#65971 Jan 15, 2014
Hugh----So pluck out the eyes, stop the ears, plug the nostrils, deaden the senses etc of all yogis.

JOEL COOL DUDE----It would make no difference if the brain and sense organs like nose, ears etc of a yogi were plugged or made inoperational.

Hugh--- Please I am not a believer so make me one by telling the greatest of yogis to confirm your assertion on live television for the entire world to see. The world will have an interest in it. The media would love the revenues generated. The scientists would have an interest. Also, tell the participants to get lawyers to draw up the relevant documents containing all the expectations, declarations including immunity and let all of the yogis sign them, just in case the experiment/confirmation fails.

Much love, Mon.

Joel----This is because when the yogi's energy field with its innate consciousness enters into a state of the higher frequencies of vibration the need for perception or for sensory experience via the physical organs is bypassed and the yogi directly perceives or senses everything in various dimensions through the awakened field that can separate itself rom the organs.
In the ordinary state, the organs like brain, nose, ears, tongue etc serve as the physical instruments of the energy field with its inherent consciousness to act.

HughBe---- Let it be subjected to scientific investigation.
former res

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#65972 Jan 15, 2014
Frijoles wrote:
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Pretty darn funny. Especially the Affleck. Who was the guy on the piano at the "we are the world" chorus" at the end?
That was Josh Grobin.

Thanks for an excuse to see that one again. Impressive guests - Harrison Ford, Robin Williams, Brad Pitt, Don Cheadle?, very funny.
former res

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#65973 Jan 15, 2014
CoR

Never mind. I found it.

Stein: "When we just saw that man, I think it was Mr. Myers, talking about how great scientists were, I was thinking to myself the last time any of my relatives saw scientists telling them what to do they were telling them to go to the showers to get gassed ... that was horrifying beyond words, and that’s where science—in my opinion, this is just an opinion—that’s where science leads you."

Wow. What a moron.

Scientists were pointing the way to the showers?

I don't get his thinking at all.

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former res wrote:
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And it seems just about anyone can call himself an "economist" these days.
Kimmel was the best part of that show!
What was the gist of his movie? Not familiar.
Stein is a creationist (of the intelligent design variety). The "documentary" is complaining about how Intelligent Design is not being taught in schools as a viable, alternative scientific theory, alongside evolutionary theory.

From wiki...

Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed is a 2008 documentary film directed by Nathan Frankowski and hosted by Ben Stein.[2][3] The film contends that the mainstream science establishment suppresses academics who believe they see evidence of intelligent design in nature and who criticize evidence supporting Darwinian evolution and the modern evolutionary synthesis as a "scientific conspiracy to keep God out of the nation's laboratories and classrooms."[4][5] The scientific theory of evolution is portrayed by the film as contributing to fascism, the Holocaust, communism, atheism, and eugenics.[6][7] The film portrays intelligent design as motivated by science, rather than religion, though it does not give a detailed definition of the phrase or attempt to explain it on a scientific level. Other than briefly addressing issues of irreducible complexity, Expelled examines it as a political issue.

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#65975 Jan 15, 2014
former res wrote:
CoR
Never mind. I found it.
Stein: "When we just saw that man, I think it was Mr. Myers, talking about how great scientists were, I was thinking to myself the last time any of my relatives saw scientists telling them what to do they were telling them to go to the showers to get gassed ... that was horrifying beyond words, and that’s where science—in my opinion, this is just an opinion—that’s where science leads you."
Wow. What a moron.
Scientists were pointing the way to the showers?
I don't get his thinking at all.
Yea, the guy's got issues.

Did you know that he also served in the Nixon Administration as a speech writer?

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