Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small Community Model

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Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small Community Model

For those that don't know this guy, he's the master global trends predictor. He's been spot on in almost all of his predictions.

Watch this video tuning your ear in at about the 5 minute mark. He's predicting Chris's prediction of small interdependant  communities becoming the national fabric in the future.

Listen for the term "revival of Main Street". 

 

or go here. 

All FOUR parts of the interview are amazing. WOW!

He's predicting social unrest, food riots, global unrest, and complete economic collapse. 

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Past Predictions. Not that the dates are shifted down one row.

 
forecast forecast GERALD
CELENTE'S FORECASTS

YEAR
MADE


The Coming "Greatest Depression" ..............................................
The "Collapse of '09"
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The "Panic of '08"
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Economic 9/11
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Dollar Down, Gold to Soar .............................................................
Cyberworld TV
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Real Estate Fizz
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Alternative Energy Biz to Boom .....................................................
Recession 2007
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US to Lose Iraq War (one month before
war began) ...................
Go for Gold - Beginning of gold bull market
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2001
Recession................................................................................
A Dot-Com correction by the second quarter
of 2000..................
October 1997 Pacific Rim currency crisis.....................................
August 1998 Russian economic collapse.....................................
On-line shopping revolution.............................................................
October 1987 world stock market crash........................................
Demise of the Soviet Union.............................................................
Spirituality/new age
trends...............................................................
Increased international and domestic terrorism............................
Home-office
trends...........................................................................
1990 Recession: length and depth.................................................
Interactive education/distance learning..........................................
Downsizing, outsourcing and temporary
work force.....................
Gourmet coffees and micro-brews.................................................
Clean water market opportunities...................................................
The clean foods/organic trend.........................................................
Anti-Globalization
trend....................................................................
The great outdoors/back-to-basics trend.......................................
Casual dress
trends..........................................................................
Voluntary
Simplicity...........................................................................
"Previewing" - trend driving
health/fitness/nutrition........................
Home-health care market growth....................................................
The "Millennium Generation"
-- the trendsetters............................
Alternative-complementary medicine.............................................
Rise of deep discount and warehouse shopping..........................
Green
marketing...............................................................................
Increase in Halloween retailing........................................................
Baby boomers to buy second homes.............................................
Big move to small
towns...................................................................

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http://www.trendsresearch.com/index.htm

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

Hey "Pete,"

I make a yearly pilgrimage to visit parents on East coast.

Where are you in FL, East or West Coast? (I really just want the GPS of that warehouse of goodies...)

 

SG

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

Ft. Lauderdale.

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

Hey Pete,

They're in Boynton Beach. I took my father to a rental range when I went down there last time. Rented a .45 ACP; he'd never shot a pistol before.

Maybe I can connect with you and shoot the breeze or the targets when I go down next time if you're so inclined.

 

SG

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I am in Coral Springs, one city south.

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I'm in Tampa. West Side

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Nice spots.

Long haul cross state; I hitched it once and got stranded in several places. Lake Okechobee .."smallest U.S. Post Office"..not a good place to spend the night on the side of the road..did you say snakes?

 

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castle. USF Class of 96' MS, Class of 03'. Go Bulls!

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

Cool I have lots of friends that went there.    You look a lot older in your picture Laughing

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Class of '96?!  You guys better get to work to pay my SS in 2 years!!

 

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cape. First Bachelor's degree was class of 88'. I have three degrees, started on my Ph.D, and finally said, "enough!".LOL

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You guys are way too smart for me.  Marketing degree University of South Carolina in '92 (just turned 40). I have been in the television businees all of my career and finally realized the depths of the disinformation that the media spews and it drove me out of the business.  I also spent many years at Nielsen Media Research (the ratings company) and boy do I have stories. 

"I may not know the truth, but I know when I am being lied to"

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BS Human Physiology, State University of New York. University Center at Buffalo. 1988.

BSEE (Electrical Engineering). University of South Florida. 1996

MSEE (Electrical Engineering) USF, 2003. 

Ph.D program Engineering Physics, USF, 2003 - I give up. LOL

40? You're paying my SS young lad. I'm an an old farty 42. 

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Pete, it's an honor and I always enjoy your posts.  Can't promise anything about your SS.

Bill

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

Pete,

Wow - brother I always took you for a smart guy, but I didn't realize you were educated too ;)

This is a great thread, and I really enjoy hearing Celente's vision of the future - I think he has clarity of vision and a great mind for stochastic forecasting.

Man we live in some troubling times.
Today it's been hitting me harder than usual.

Thanks again for posting this.

Cheers!

Aaron

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...
Not to brag, but the idea for a small sustainable community dawned on me just after reading Dale Allen Pfeiffer's "The End of the Oil Age".  Read it about 3 years ago.  Scared the s**t out of me, by the way.  It occurred to me that a clump of adjoining buildings in the center of community farmland made good sense.  All the dwellings have common walls.  Sheds and barns are nearby and downwind.  The fields radiate out from the buildings.  The farthest fields are about a 20 minute walk away from the main area.  Hedgerows and woodlots are out near the periphery to supply lumber and stovewood.  Markets for produce would be maybe an hour away by horse and wagon.  Or villages could be linked by a electrified trolley system that also hauls freight.  Wait a minute!  This is a medieval farming village!  Everything old is new again.
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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

Aaron. Thank you for the compliment but please, I think that post of mine looks like a frigging resume. LOL

Mark Twain once said "Don't let your schoolin' interfere with your education". 

I follow that. I learned about human biology and electrons. Very fancy trades, that's all. That's it. A trade. A vocation. A skill.

Education doesn't start until the mind's curiousity is piqued. And in my opinion, that most often happens out of the classroom. 

I don't automatically equate formal education with education. The former is schoolin'; the later is learning. Most of my education never came from within the walls of a classroom. 

I know a TON of folks that are highly educated and have never spent a moment in a college class. 

Whether someone has a sheepskin or not has less bearing on the degree of their education than is popularlized IMO. I know a lot of people with degrees that I wouldn't take advice from. And a few great friends never went to college and they have my ear all the time. 

I'd bet that Chris, who has a Ph.D, never learned the Crash Course at university. Laughing

His biology thinking paradigm is woven throughout it. That I clearly see. But the research and assembly of the big picture is original. And an education for him that he's shared with all of us. 

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

Let's hope brother Celente is way off on these predictions.

Nice resume, Pete.

Can you get cold fusion to work?

 

SG

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

Aaron,

I agree, for some reason I was hit hard today more than ever that we are truly in for very bad times. You can sense the desperation for TPTB to prolong the inevitable. 

The posts by CM also made me very uncomfortable.  To see how obvious the media spins a story really is upsetting.  I think the gig is up though as more and more everyday people are catching on. 

I tell you though, this site and everyone's very intelligent posts make me feel a lot better.  I certainly don't have the intellegence of  most the members here, but I am learning an awful lot from each and every one of you.  Whether I agree with you or not.  So, thanks! 

 

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Don't underestimate your potential contributions here, castle. I feel that everybody has something to offer.

 

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Exactly cape.

Castle. What about the farmer? How many go to "farmer college"? If I choose to settle on a farm someday I'll be way behind the 8 ball compared to the wealth of knowledge a farmer has. 

EVERYONE can contribute. And almost everyone here does. To be honest, save the technical parts of my education, when I look back at the non-technical I feel cheated. Seriously. I want a damn refund on all that crap they passed off as knowledge.

I don't mean to denigrate formal education. It has it's place. But it can also be static to real knowledge as it promotes group think. Most of the great thinkers in history never went to college. Einstein sucked as a student. Did you know that? 

The founder of Fed Ex used his dissertation as a business model. His major professor said it was of "C" quality and would never work. 

Bill Gates was a dropout. 

Ben Franklin had 9 years of total formal education. 

We're all getting educated here. With our research and our experiences. Let's all enjoy the ride. 

PS. I have ZERO training in finance, investing, and economics. Through this site, and a lot of reading, a lot of reading, I can yap it up with MBA's now. Thanks guys. 

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I always hated roller coasters.

 

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

Amen on the contributing thingy cape. I'm one of the neophytes on the site. Everyone here is teaching me stuff from all angles. From gardening, to water collection, to investments, to security, ect.

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

I appreciate it.  I try an contribute when I can, but do so more to get all of your opinions on certain subjects.  It is sad when my fellow co-workers and freinds are asking me about what is going on right now.  But everyday they look at me like I'm telling them there is no Santa Claus.

Bill

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

Pete-

Today farmers do go to college too, there are a ton of agricultural schools and majors.  Anyways college is just four years of fun right, who wouldn't want to go.

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

I wish I were able to be a full-time futurist gangbuster but..it's still time to make the donuts and all I can do is read, think, and plan, along with buying an occasional survival trinket.

Too late for the Triple e commune for me, I'm afraid.

 

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Another hot one. "Global Katrina". 

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

Where's that from?

 

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

Say what cape?

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Re: Gerald Calente Affirms Chris Martenson's Small ...

The interview with Celente in the orgiginal post is from a Financial Sense.com podcast earlier this year.

 

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