How to be a millionaire without having much money

Living in Ibiza. Photo: Lucien Lecarme

Sometimes I wake up, sweating, and I feel a dark fear around my heart. What if that money doesn’t come in to pay the next month rent? The anxiety is followed by shame.

A distant voice from the past slaps me in the face with the fact that I don’t own a house or have much savings. A man of my age must have made his wins in our Western society. He should be on the “safe” side. Own assets that work for him after working to achieve those assets.

To make things worse, I just started a new career…


And how NFT’s are doing the opposite

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The core idea of a creative patent, artistic ownership, copyright and loyalties, is based on the illusion that your brilliant idea is yours.

It’s not.

It’s the result of thousands of writers, artists, philosophers and scientists doing research, inventions and creative work before you.

When you look at the collective creative commons, your thought, your idea and artwork is just a nanoparticle of the nail of your finger.

The whole finger is the complete work of collective human art. The result of our immense endeavour to understand the world, comment on it and express it in beauty.

This started with…


NFT’s are doing the opposite

Photo by Mulyadi on Unsplash

The core idea of a creative patent, artistic ownership, copyright and loyalties, is based on the illusion that your brilliant idea is yours.

It’s not.

It’s the result of thousands of writers, artists, philosophers and scientists doing research, inventions and creative work before you.

When you look at the collective creative commons, your thought, your idea and artwork is just a nanoparticle of the nail of your finger.

The whole finger is the complete work of collective human art. The result of our immense endeavour to understand the world, comment on it and express it in beauty.

This started with…


And this is what you need to know to prevent becoming a victim

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I feel stupid, angry and just lost 10% trust in humanity.

Smart scammers went in my brain yesterday, inserted a hook there, and pulled the bait at the moment I least expected it.

This is a short story how I typed in my bank login and password onto a website on my phone, while I’ve promised myself never, never, not in a quadrillion years, to do this

And yet I did.

So it can happen to you too.

This is why I write this piece, to warn you of the latest in the obscured world of pishing, spoofing, vishing and…


It’s not digital money that’s going to change us — Its only us that can change the agreement of money

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Crypto is like a bad marriage.

You get engaged to new technology, then married to a seemingly amazing and free (financial) future, and then suddenly she turns out to deceive you, breaking all the to the moon promises.

There’s nothing new under the sun.

When you’ve been around long enough in the crypto world, you’ve seen what’s happening right now before.

When you discovered crypto in 2020 or early 2021, you must be very disappointed. You panic sold and your portfolio is like a Dutch cheese.

What did you expect?

Maybe you expected Bitcoin and Alt’s to change the world…


Here is the possible proof that might shock you

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What if things are not the way you think they are?

What if big pharma isn’t making much money on vaccines and sincerely wants to help humanity fight a dangerous virus? In fact, Moderna apparently is selling the jabs for cost price and Astra Zeneca is under $4,- for bulk. OK, your Government needs to buy a couple of 100 million, but still.

What if there is no malicious elite sucking out the wealth, putting the blame for climate change and the logical following economic depression on us, the people?

What if Elon Musk is actually a genius pushing what…


It’s not digital money that’s going to change us — Its only us that can change the story of money

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Crypto is like a bad marriage.

You get engaged to new technology, then married to a seemingly amazing and free (financial) future, and then suddenly she turns out to deceive you, breaking all the to the moon promises.

There’s nothing new under the sun.

When you’ve been around long enough in the crypto world, you’ve seen what's happening right now before.

When you discovered crypto in 2020 or early 2021, you must be very disappointed. You panic sold and your portfolio is like a Dutch cheese. O, by the way, Bitcoin just dropped under 30K.

What did you expect?

Maybe…


These are the big obstacles we need to face

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Our former systems worked for quite a while, but they’re getting obsolete. The stories behind them, the values we believed in, the cultures that were binding us together, are getting outdated.

It’s all coming to an end my friends.

What many writers, podcast hosts and even thought leaders refuse to see is the depth, magnitude and real essence of the system shift we’re about to experience.

It will be the biggest paradigm shift we’ve ever gone through. Maybe the dinosaur extinct event was bigger, but still, it’s in the same category.

The caterpillar, when it’s dying, doesn’t realize what it…


These are the main obstacles we need to face

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It’s not hard to see that society, our economy and the political system former known as democracy is limbing around like a terminal cancer patient.

I imagine you too can feel something’s off, on a deeper level.

Our former systems worked for quite a while, but they’re getting obsolete. The stories behind them, the values we believed in, the cultures that were binding us together, are getting outdated.

Take Capitalism.

It has given us many great decades of apparent abundance, worry-less ultra consumerism and tons of products to make our lives easier. Obviously, I am talking about the privileged West…


This is what I learned about cats when you teach them to hike

Wappie posing on a rock. photo: the author

O God, I love mountains and hiking, but will my 10-week old kitten Wappie love all of that too?

I decided to find out, packed my car and the moment France opened for tourism I drove towards a great adventure.

Wappie and me on a road trip through the mountains.

Earlier I wrote about how I spotted this cute white fluff on the middle of a semi-busy road, jumped out of the car, and grabbed her royal fluffiness into my life.

You must be crazy to be found like that, but she did, hence the name Wappie. …

Lucien Lecarme

Writing inspiring stories to empower you to live a passionate, truthful and abundant life. Initiator of The Spirit of Crypto pub. www.patreon.com/lucienlecarme

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