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1.)Question: What is "Realistic Monetarism"?
Answer:"Realistic Monetarism" recognizes the physical, fluid realities of our modern currency system. 1.) Namely- That currency creation can take place separate of the artificial connection between said process and the subsequent process of the creation of a debt obligation. 2.) That the physical reality is that government/public sector spending does not need to be directly related, or attached to tax revenues, or the process of taxation. The only physical limitations to currency creation/economic stimulation are A.) Those dictated by the needs required to maintain currency stability.B.) Resource availability, and the requirement not to cause an un-planned un-sustainable draw upon same. (Need to avoid creating un-manageable supply vs demand imbalances.  {Current global economic crisis, "2006- onward..", had as a part, the mis-use of certain aspects of these realities for purposes of greed, and other similarily failed rationals..because of this we see that as of today 2013..the vast potentials of these realities are again being tapped, in very limited ways, in order help maintain the stability of U.S. economy/currency, as well as the global economy..rather than being more fully employed, and thus ushering in what could be a period of tremendous growth and critical global problem resolution seldom, if ever seen, in the history of human society..}
2.)Question: What will it do?
Answer:  "Realistic Monetarism" will put the control of our nations currency and the rate of economic growth, (when tied into the free market in a healthy fashion, combined with the requirement to do nothing that causes lasting destabilization to the balance between supply and demand), more directly under the control of the people, where it belongs. (At the very least we would hope that this would lead to the implementation of policies/processes reflective of the physical possibilities inherent within the frame work of a "Realistic Monetarism" guided currency program.) I should add that we are aware of the intellectual, emotional, and psychological impact of our suggested aims of having the "people" able to exert greater control over these processes through greater use of electoral/democratic systems. In recognition of the "fear" such proposals can generate we will add that as a matter of priority...getting the needed changes made to the existing system/structure is most important. Having these changes managed/implemented by those with the skills to do so properly is of course critically important to the success of the effort. Creating a more open, democratically-elective reflective managing process, while needed, falls behind the needs for the process to be implemented properly, in relation to assigning priorities, in a transparent fashion. { It is our hope that by creating a greater degree of citizen interaction and facilitating the growth of awareness & functional interfaces required to exercise said control, that some of the negative social by-products of large central banking systems, (I.E. Current awareness levels, value systems supported through same), will be greatly reduced..}
3.)Question: What are the moral implications of "Realistic Monetarism"?
Answer: We live in a society that tells us we cannot do what is right or needed because of a lack of money, NOT A LACK OF RESOURCES. This still is, at this time a lie. "Realistic Monetarism" corrects this, making the decision on what may or may not be done based upon resource availability and sustainability rather than restricting such decisions based upon a false premise of "is there enough money", and by so doing we eliminate a very damaging psychological tool/anchor in our society. Our projections show that if changes are not made in how we conduct our selves economically, nationally as well as internationally, the stresses that are being placed upon our resource base will eventually reach a point where there is not enough to do what is needed. The current way we structure our conduct economically will be the means through which the various growing stressors on our resource base will be allowed to reach the breaking point. This will cause, at best, a dramatic increase in the needless casualties we now see occurring, at worst, perhaps in a few hundred thousand years, long after we have allowed humanities extinction, the common cockroach or squirrel will have evolved to the point that they will be the most intelligent life on the planet. Perhaps in that capacity they will do better then we did.
4.)Question: Wouldn't "Realistic Monetarism" create massive government debt that would destabilize the economy, or that my great grandchildren would be working to pay off.
Answer: No,"Realistic Monetarism" separates the artificial connection between deficit spending, and the creation of government debt. Under "Realistic Monetarism" deficit, (null file), spending occurs, if at all, only under the dictates of a fully informed voting populace, and under the guidelines established through international treaty, and will not, under the new system, burden the population with debt.
5.) Question: Is not our monetary system already indirectly controlled by the people?
Answer: In our opinion the level of control exercised by the people at this time is not adequate to effect the changes needed, nor provide the operational consensus required in how things are handled physically, as well as guide the needed changes to the underlying perspectives governing the day to day management  practices. Indirect control in this situation equates effectively as no control.  Realistic Monetarism would require the end of political appointees, as well as the end to selection processes based upon closed door, board of governor type voting processes, as a means of selecting the primary day to day policy makers who manage our national currency. Would require monetary policies, and appointments being far more tied into a national popular electorial process. Technology supports this, plus this direct involvement would require that people become educated on this very important impactor of their lives.
6.) Question: Why switch, why talk about it?
Answer: A healthy, modern, free market economy will provide for 95% or more of the typical needs of a society of the size and complexities of ours. Where the capitalistic model fails, is when important issues are needing to be addressed and profit or greedy non-altruistic processes cannot be made to do what is needed in the time frame required. "Realistic Monetarism" guarantees that we can do what is right/needed as long as the resources exist. "Realistic Monetarism" provides us with a safety net that our current system does not.
7.) Question: You can't just print money.
Answer: Well, this is an over simplification, but that being understood, "yes" we can, and we can do so safely. Keep in mind it's what the Federal Reserve system has been doing since we came off the gold standard. We have already mentioned the main ways to avoid currency instability. Common inflation controls would remain intact. Also please envision the size of the U.S. and world economies. The amount of boost needed to create the change we seek can easily be absorbed without a de-stabilizing effect if implemented prudently.The Sunrise Foundation wants to take advantage of the physical realities present in the current system, change a couple rules of operation so that the planet and all people can benefit to the fullest extent that is still possible, and in so doing end the existence of the primary source of sustenance for the creation of evil, wrong thinking, coercive processes on the planet. We would meet temporal needs through physically possible manageable means. At the same time give the spiritual forces of good an overwhelming restorative shot in the arm.
8.) Question: If You have been around since the early 1990's why have not more people heard about the Sunrise foundation?
Answer: By around the mid 1996 period we had been subjected to many of the forces that can impact an organization such as ours. Random and non-random events that can negatively impact the ability to reach out to people. We did some good work prior to these events, continued to contribute afterwards, but we went "off the air" as a group. Tried to regroup a few times in the interim, but every-time we thought we had reached a point where we could start communicating again and at the level required for "regular", and "sustainable" measurable impact to be made, we would be impacted again to the extent that our energies had to be focused on more basic issues of personal survival. At this time, due to cost, and labor effective technologies, the "Re-start" can be managed at a sustainable level. So once again, we add our voices to all those others that seek to create a better future.  (We were negatively impacted again the summer of 2007, and continue to struggle to overcome not only the effects of this, but the underlying societal failures that had a direct causal relationship.)
9.) Question: What would we do with the national debt?
Answer: The portion of the debt that we "technically" could say we owe ourselves we could just write off. At this time this represents more than half of the outstanding debt held. The portion of the debt held for pensions, foreign interests, ect.. could still easily be paid off in a timely honorable fashion, or addressed equitably through international treaties/agreement.(Q.You can't just write it off? A. In many cases you could, how we would do it however, would be under the auspices present within a system structured through our "Realistic Monetarism" principles.
10.) Question: Why do you think the capitalist model as it exists today, without
change, will fail to meet the needs of our national, and global communities?
Answer: The study of past history give us our best indicators of why the current system will continue to fail, unless it is modified. The current system forces us to make poor, corrupt choices in how we interact politically, economically, socially, and environmentally. The current system not only magnifies the role of greed, but forces us, in steps both big and small, to be less than what we are, or could be, in order to survive. To date, all efforts to correct these shortcomings have been made to fail. Made to fail not just by those who enjoy counting their little stacks of money, worshiping it so to speak, but also made to fail because the current system makes, far too many of those it has benefited, blind to it's negative impacts, dumbs them down, or corrupts them spiritually to the point they no longer feel the sting of the harm caused to those less fortunate, as well as to our society as a whole. This leaves 50% to 80% of the populace, with the corruption of the media information dispersal systems, the corruption of our political processes and awareness's, the courts, and our western Christian religions, "We The People" in a tough spot.
By simply working to create a dialog about our ability to make the needed physical/philosophical changes in how we as a society do business, assign our priorities to resource use/creation/management we may be able to get people to focus on the damaging nature of the thought processes currently being employed by those who have the most control over the current economic system, and by doing so we may be able to decrease the number of needless casualties that are currently being caused by our current barbaric, and spiritually bankrupt economic model
As our population continues to grow, a factor that has only been aggravated by the current economic model, and as certain key resources become scarce, and as our planets environment becomes more damaged under the current economic system, There will come a darker time in the future that the Sunrise Foundation hopes to help our society avoid.

Colin Stuart McCoy

So that every person may be free and reach their fullest desired potential.