[Excerpt from TT: 2008-10-12]
[Question] Can Michael give some perspective on the current economic crisis?
[Question] How do you see its effects for the future at this time?
[Michael Entity] We cannot and will not predict, but we can share our perspective of the patterns, as they appear to be unfolding at this time. Our perspective of the “crisis” is one that we see as a “good thing” in that it coincides precisely with the shift in Soul Age and with the shift in Global Platform from one of DEBT to one of CHOICE. The United States originated from Mature and Old Soul values and systems, but quickly fell back into the processes of the Young Soul paradigm because the Young Soul inhabitants under the older souls eventually began to run things.
Now that the world paradigm is shifting into Mature Soul values and systems, it makes sense to us that structures based in Debt and Young Soul ideals would begin to transform. However, the process of a shift from Young to Mature has high potential for drama, as that is the nature of the Mature Soul. The current economic crisis is moving to a global level because the global consciousness is shifting Economy exists in physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual realms, so as one dominant structure shifts, all levels of currency and exchange will shift. Debt-based economy is no longer of interest to the majority of souls on your planet, but what kind of economy to move into has not been clarified or secured, yet.
Most simply know that “something” is “not right” and “something” needs to change. The single, most powerful medium for change for all fragments on the planet is economic at this time No other medium could affect change and evolution to the extent that an economic overhaul could bring. This also makes sense to us as a planet moves out of a Young Soul paradigm. The dominant soul age uses the relevant, predominant medium as a transition. For instance, when the shift from Baby to Young happened, it was a religious medium.
[Question] Rise of the Catholic Church?
[Michael Entity] Partially, yes.
[Question] What might it be from mature to old then?
[Michael Entity] Most Mature-to-Old transitions happen as a “tragedy-to-comedy” transition. The medium of sensitivity gives way to hilarity. What was once seen as tragic can often be seen as quite comical. Most of this sense of humor comes from the fact that the Older souls are solution-based, and not drama-based. Knowing that there are always solutions usually lends the Old Soul to less drama.
[Comment] Sounds like the end of the movie V for Vendetta, with fireworks destroying the Parliament building.
[Question] Economics is strongly tied to power — those with the most money are the most powerful and controlling of others. Since Debt is a fake power structure, will there be a substantial shift in the new power structure to accompany the economic shift?
[Michael Entity] We would not call the current power structure “fake,” though we would say that deceit and reliance on lack of questioning is its foundation, and yes, an overhaul of structure in terms of power, or leadership, is intrinsic.
[Question] Why would a young soul to mature economic paradigm be debt to choice?
[Michael Entity] We do not equate the Mature paradigm to that of Choice; it “just so happens” that the current 100-year platform has shifted as well from debt to choice. We see these as being reflections of one another, but it could have easily been another platform. The platform relates to the collective intention for what “playing field” to share. This Century Platform explores the sensitivity for the choices one makes, the choices of others, the expansion of choices, and the structures that are important within the vastness of choice.
[Question] How does this change affect the current superpower countries of the world, the US the G8?
[Michael Entity] We cannot predict the shift in “superpowers” (which is a weak construct and definition in itself), but we can say that higher probabilities show a “leveling” out of powers as each shares responsibility for the global economy. China and Russia may attempt a “flexing of muscle” once or twice, but this doesn’t appear to be well-received of effective, as the “flexing of muscle” in a Mature Soul paradigm is seen as irresponsible and unnecessary, since most are moving into a shared perspective of consideration for each other anyway. When the paradigm of competition falls away, the concept of “superpowers,” or power, in general, changes or falls into the hands of all.
[Question] What does it mean for the monetary system? Will it be removed?
[Michael Entity] We do not expect that the monetary system would change too drastically, too quickly. More likely is the importance of its use more responsibly. The removal of a monetary system is inevitable, however, as the Mature Soul Age progresses closer to the Old Soul Age, but that is quite a time away. Old Souls do not use a monetary system. In fact, many of our Older students find as many resourceful ways as possible around this, even if the quality of life suffers a bit. Old Souls are perfectly capable of “playing the game” of the Young Soul paradigm, but many have opted for inheritance, hand-to-mouth, welfare, kindness and generosity. No way is nobler or better than another, of course, but we add this aside as many of our students abhor the current monetary system and suffer from its imposition.