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The Perturbational Path of Human Civilization

Using perturbation theory to analyze the future path of our global society: Quote: Can you sense that? It is a perturbation in the forces of human civilization. It is the feeling you get when events around the world are unfolding in ...

Forum topic - ashvinp - May 5 2011 - 6:09pm - 0 comments

What happens to all the debt?

In the event of the collapse of the debt-based monetary system (and presumably the emergence of a different kind of monetary system shortly thereafter), what happens to all the debt accrued under the old system? I ask because at present I have ...

Forum topic - swisnieski - Apr 26 2011 - 11:48am - 5 comments

Sovereign Default

What would happen if the US decided to default on it's debt, stop paying whomever it owes money to? What are the implications? And why do most people say this is a last recourse? Why are we not looking at this more seriously as a viable option? ...

Forum topic - Ff4412 - Apr 13 2011 - 12:01pm - 2 comments

Charting the US Economy

I recently completed a series of articles that I have turned into a free eBook. Please feel free to download a copy. No registration required. Thanks RedRob.  Good read. Thanks RedRob.  Good read. Thanks. Cheers for that. ...

Forum topic - redrob25 - Apr 4 2011 - 11:04pm - 4 comments

Credit Card Debt...advise...

Hi CM folks,  I've had rosy colored glasses on and gotten into significant credit card debt.  I own my home and owe $100K with 1st and 2nd mortgage   on a house with ~ $200K value.(1998).  Mortgage payments are current and up to date.  ...

Forum topic - debtor - Mar 8 2011 - 11:01pm - 16 comments

Exporting Speculative Debt

This is a short piece that argues, contrary to popular belief, the Fed is not really "exporting inflation" but instead speculative debt, which will lead to a deflationary episode in the near future: [/quote] You know that information ...

Forum topic - ashvinp - Feb 25 2011 - 5:07pm - 0 comments

History of Unfunded Liabilities?

Hi, As many people know unfunded liabilities have been estimated at $50-150 trillion dollars.  Does anyone know where I can find the history of unfunded liabilities?  For example maybe in 1950 there were only $1 trillion in unfunded liabilities ...

Forum topic - shane1800 - Feb 19 2011 - 11:56am - 1 comment

Military spending not investment?

Military spending is given as an example of non-self-liquidating debt; as an example of debt that is not for investment BUT I submit that military spending does have a return if, for example, it secures natural resources or just discourages an attack ...

Forum topic - dthomas2325 - Feb 18 2011 - 10:19am - 2 comments

Transcript for Mapping The Fugly Future with David Collum

Below is the transcript to Mapping The Fugly Future with David Collum : Chris Martenson : Hello and welcome to another PeakProsperity.com podcast – I am, of course, your host Chris Martenson. And ...

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Ponzi Psychology

Ponzi Scheme; definition:  "investment swindle in which early investors are paid with sums obtained from later ones in order to create the illusion of profitability" In this article I postulate that the one governing rule of Ponzis will ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Feb 7 2011 - 11:22pm - 1 comment

The Definitive Report On Global Inflation And Its Miscontents

Every now and then, Standard Chartered has a knack for coming up with that one report that is miles ahead of the competition and promptly becomes the definitive guidebook for the industry. Its most recent one: "Inflation: illusionary, ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Feb 4 2011 - 2:01am - 0 comments

Four reasons why the government is destroying the dollar

Overview The United States government has four interrelated motivations for destroying the value of the dollar: 1. Creating money out of thin air on a massive basis is all that stands between the current state of hidden depression, and overt ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Jan 28 2011 - 1:28am - 15 comments

hyper-inflation and real estate

Chris M's recommended future actions as part of his "Crash Course" raises a couple questions: (a) Is it likely for high-end real estate prices to escalate with widely anticipated (hyper)inflation even as low-end real estate goes into ...

Forum topic - Insomnsv - Jan 18 2011 - 12:40pm - 9 comments

Transcript for Bad Medicine: Dr. Marc Faber on Bernanke's Quack Cures

Below is the transcript to Bad Medicine: Dr. Marc Faber on Bernanke's Quack Cures : Chris Martenson: Hello, and welcome to another PeakProsperity.com podcast. I’m your host Chris Martenson ...

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DEBT CLOCK

Like Ross Perot said in the 80's  we will here a giant sucking sound. http://www.usdebtclock.org/ Re: DEBT CLOCK "HERE" a giant sucking sound?   Why is it that Americans can't spell the simplest of words? Re: ...

Forum topic - nickdanger - Jan 5 2011 - 8:15pm - 4 comments

How important is debt elimination right now?

Let's assume peak oil is real and hyperinflation is coming soon. How important is it to eliminate debt from your life right now? My mortgage debt load  is manageable unless I lose my job. However my $172K mortgage on a presumably $275K house ...

Forum topic - Rojelio - Dec 27 2010 - 4:09pm - 9 comments

The Debt-Dollar Discipline - Part III

Introduction to the final article in The Debt-Dollar Discipline series: Quote:     Parts I and II of this series explored the relatively rapid emergence and collapse of global society's debt-dollar discipline, formalized by ...

Forum topic - ashvinp - Dec 13 2010 - 5:57pm - 1 comment

The Debt-Dollar Discipline - Part II

Part I in this series introduced Michel Foucault's theory of disciplinary society, laid out in his book Discipline and Punish , and the application of this analysis to the "debt-dollar discipline" formally imposed on global society ...

Forum topic - ashvinp - Dec 11 2010 - 1:27pm - 0 comments

The Debt-Dollar Discipline: Part I

The following is Part I in a two part series of articles on the relatively rapid emergence and collapse of the "debt-dollar discipline" imposed on our global society. It is being done in two installments mainly due to my current time ...

Forum topic - ashvinp - Dec 4 2010 - 12:08am - 0 comments

For my children: "The Money Scam (as explained to Grandma)"

This is my effort to awaken the sleeping sheeple. Comments are welcome and if you like it, pass it on. http://themoneyscam.blip.tv/ Thanks to many here at the CM site, especially, "End the Fed - Larry" Re: For my children: ...

Forum topic - John99 - Nov 14 2010 - 6:16am - 12 comments