There will be No Warning

We are at a tipping point. Give us just a nudge, and we’ll go over. That nudge could come from anywhere and be almost anything, and we won’t see it coming. The problem is that you DID see it coming. I’ve been writing about it. Others have, as well. We just can’t tell you exactly WHEN the fireworks begin. And, that’s how all great catastrophes happen. The stage is set. All the actors are in their places. The orchestra is warmed up and in tune. All that we lack is for that enigmatic creature, the black swan event, to arrive. … Click here to read the rest…

Tipping Points

We human beings aren’t very good at understanding cause and effect. When something happens that we don’t like, we rarely look further than the immediately preceding event to explain why it happened. We blame the assassination of Arch Duke Ferdinand for World War I. We blame World War I on the rise of the Soviet Union. We blame the Soviet Union for the Cold War. We blame the Cold War for Vietnam. We blame everything on the Jews. And none of that is true. Having said that, there ARE moments in time in which single events play a more significant … Click here to read the rest…

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