Troubled by the conflict dominating our lives I asked why? The answer is a question of meaning I present in "the poem", "the precis", "the essay" all titled "The Last Why". The other writings are derivatives. Thank you for sharing. Doug.E.Barr  

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Our vertical Economy
We worship as if it's a god.
However, it is powerless,
A pipe that we should not applaud.
The power that it seems to have
Is what we give Economy,
Which we enable to decide
The path for us, what we can be.

The power that we give to it
Is generated as we try
To fill the void that is within,
We find when asking, "Why am I?"
More money cannot fill the void,
The more we try, the more we need;
The end, a population 'cone'
Disintegrating by our greed.

Our vertical Economy
Will leave humanity undone.
The one with which we can survive
Will be the horizontal one.
To be our servant not our god
Should be Economy's intent.
If we create it we will find
Economy will seem God sent.

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