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Finally, My Views on Gold

coop21 Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 10:35 AM
Gold, a symbol of a symbol, therefore by it's very nature is already twice removed from reality. Black Elk referred to it as "... the yellow metal that makes white men crazy. " , no kidding, huh ? What better to symbolize "crazy" than government control . Thoreau, my favorite American philosopher and naturalist, died in abject poverty, go figure !

“Naught is possessed, neither gold, nor land nor love, nor life, nor peace, nor even sorrow nor death, nor yet salvation. Say of nothing: It is mine. Say only: It is with me.”

-D.H. Lawrence


In the beginning, God created gold. And the free markets for them.

The creation of all gold- that which has come to symbolize money- was forged by nature out of a violent cataclysm of a stellar- and singular- magnitude, that was much bigger than a Facebook IPO.

Even today, scientists still do not agree how gold was created. 

They do know that...