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What is the Difference Between Talents a...

What is the Difference Between Talents and Money?

Many who join the Talent Exchange see little difference between Talents and money. After all, both are used in a similar way to “get stuff”. Some believe that both are representations of “energy” and ultimately “do the same thing”. On a superficial level, these observations are correct. Both are a means of exchange, used to facilitate exchange. Without them, life would be […]

Free Yourself from the Grids!

Free Yourself from the Grids!

In last week’s post we discussed the notion of self-reliance. This week we continue along the same vein, but look at what it is that keeps us dependent and reliant on the unreliable reality that was once called “normal”. Our dependency comes through our reliance on the various grids that make up the matrix woven around us. “Grids” […]

Rediscover Self-Reliance

Rediscover Self-Reliance

The government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak has impoverished millions, created massive unemployment, destroyed businesses, disrupted supply chains and eroded our freedoms. We are left on our own to cope with the aftermath, meaning that we have to take personal responsibility for our lives. Consequently, there has been a turn towards self-reliance and a realisation […]

Start Producing!

Start Producing!

The Talent Exchange is an exchange system. It is designed to facilitate exchange without using money. But, as we have witnessed during this period of lockdown, it is not terribly useful when we are not in a position to physically provide or receive much. The money-based exchange system appears to continue working because some “essential” […]

Where do the levies go?

Where do the levies go?

Have you ever wondered what happens to the levies that are part of every transaction on the Talent Exchange? When you enter a transaction, you will see the amount of the transaction that goes towards the levy. Currently the levy rate of the CTTE is set at 2%. This means that 2% of the amount […]

Are Talents Money?

Are Talents Money?

From time to time the Talent Exchange gets accused of being “just another money system”. Is this the case? Are Talents just another form of money? To be able to answer this question, we first need to be clear on what money is. Then we can make the comparison. According to the classical definition, money is anything […]