Let’s be serious…just for a moment

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Let’s be serious…just for a moment


Seriously now, it’s already hard enough having to sit and watch us bullshit ourselves to the point of idiocy, but I just finished a tag surfing session and inaddition to the usual endless droning about GOLD this and GOLD that, I just saw (for the first time) an article regarding a country that was “repatriating” its gold from the vaults in London and NewYork where the countries of the world have kept their gold since WWII. The article stated that the decision to repatriate the gold had been made by the leader of the country “in view of the volatilenature of the world’s economy’. That was just a bit much. Up until now, the math more or less indicated that everyone knows that the whole GOLD thing is bullshit, but all of a sudden I’m not sure ifI should doubt that math. Is it possible that people actually BELIEVE this shit and are not just playing along because that’s what we think we must do? I don’t know, but it’s scary. Scary enough tomotivate me to post this message:

Just in case anyone actually believes that GOLD has any actual value that makes it immune to anything that might happen to the economy or to human civilization,it should be noted that GOLD is actually worthless. It is a fairly unremarkable metal that we selected to use as the stuff that we would manufacture MONEY from back when we decided that WEALTH (whichhas always been FOOD) should have a standardized measure of exchange to facilitate commerce. We picked GOLD to be the “material” used to manufacture money because it was PLIABLE and we could shape itinto coins more easily than other metals. In other words, GOLD became the manufacturing material for money because it was SOFT, period. That’s about all there is to GOLD, the rest we made up andbelieved. In summary; if the U.S., European or global economy should collapse (they actually already have, but I won’t go against the “grain”, I’ll play like it hasn’t happened yet) then what in the...
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