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Michael Spencer

Redesign the Paradigm


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Focus on real problems, challenge existing assumptions, move beyond ideologies and belief systems. seek solutions that benefit society instead of the select few, then design new systems to improve the human condition.

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In the previous blog U.S. Fiscal Responsibility – An Assessment of Growing U.S. Deficits and Debt Obligations I discussed the factors contributing to the U.S. debt, potential dangers if irresponsible fiscal policies continue, and a strategic direction... more

Fiscal responsibility is rapidly becoming one of the most important issues facing the United States. Debt is growing at an unsustainable rate and unless decisive action is taken soon time may be running out to voluntarily change the financial... more

In the previous blog A Call For The Transition To Renewable Energy it was discussed that industrialized nations of the world will soon have to address that a world energy crisis driven by demand from developing countries is... more

How is it that our scientists and technologies have created exponential growth in computing, super colliders, nano-technology, particle weaponry, world-wide satellite coverage, etc. and yet for energy production we are limiting ourselves... more

In my last talk show, Take Responsibility for Your Health – Foods to Avoid, I mentioned how the U.S. healthcare system may attempt within the next decade to begin to tier coverage based on age, obesity related diseases, and individuals... more

The U.S. healthcare system of the near future may begin to tier coverage based on age, history of chronic illnesses, and obesity levels in an effort to curb escalating costs. This can be accomplished by providing satisfactory levels of... more

The US healthcare system is currently the last remaining privatized healthcare systems in the industrialized world. The new health plan passed by the Obama administration is the first of many stages that will, over the next decade, lead us... more

The U.S. government has not been able to satisfactorily deal with illegal immigration. States have been bearing the costs of providing food assistance programs, Medicaid, and K-12 education for illegal immigrants at a cost of tens... more

BP is the largest oil and gas producer in the United States with over 22,000 oil and gas wells many on federal land) across the United States. BP profits for the first quarter of 2010 alone were $5.59 billion dollars. Since 2005 profits have... more

Profit maximization and increasing individual or shareholder wealth should no longer be the driving goals to meet our civilizations basic needs (i.e. food production, energy for electricity and transportation). Our current system for... more