Wednesday, February 15, 2012

"The true value of money"

From Charlie Brooker in the UK Guardian:
Money is broken, and until we admit that, any attempts to fix the economy seem doomed to fail. We're like passengers on a nosediving plane thinking if we all fart hard enough, we can lift it back into the sky. So should we be storming the cockpit or hunting for parachutes instead? I don't know: I ran out of metaphor after the fart gag. You're on your own from hereon in.
Best I can tell,  fixes tried to-date have only masked symptoms rather than restore any true economic soundness. How much longer will people continue to have faith in a crashing system?

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