The 5 Stages Of Getting Orange-Pilled
— via my feedly newsfeed
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I’m at “acceptance and hope” stage. Back when the employment model switched from “lifetime employment” to “job hopping/consulting”, I told my turkeys that there was now “Blue Light Special” announcement like at the now defunct Kmart to tell them that “the game” had changed. So to, now, imho, the “financial game” has changed and no announcement is being made. Bitcoin, alternative forms of money, and other commodities are replacing fiat currencies like the U$D, Euro, and others. Only the Russian Rouble has made the shift. All other forms of fiat are subject to “inflation” aka Gooferment Theft.
Unfortunately, not many have gotten the “non-announcement” and so will pay the tax and take the losses. Heaven help the bond holders who will get triple screwed (i.e., inflation, loss of income, and loss of capital value) when the 1/7 seesaw rocks against them (i.e., 1% rise in interest rate yields a 7% decrease in the dollar value a bond).
FWIW YMMV and TANSTAAFL (“There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch” From Robert Heinlein’s classic)