Charles Hugh Smith

Why We’re Doomed: Our Delusional Faith in Incremental Change

Posted by on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 in Of Two Minds

Better not to risk any radical evolution that might fail, and so failure is thus assured. When times are good, modest reforms are ...

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Our Simulacrum Economy

Posted by on Monday, October 12th, 2020 in Of Two Minds

In the hyper-real casino, everyone has access to the terrors of losing, but only a few know the joys of the rigged games that gua...

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How We Institutionalized Incompetence

Posted by on Sunday, October 11th, 2020 in Of Two Minds

And so we face the ultimate irony: 'bailing-out-everything' destroys the entire rotten system....

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Has Our Luck Finally Run Out?

Posted by on Friday, October 9th, 2020 in Of Two Minds

We are woefully unprepared for a long run of bad luck.

Long-term cycles escape our notice because they play out...

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A Hard Rain Is Going to Fall

Posted by on Thursday, October 8th, 2020 in Of Two Minds

The status quo is about to discover that it can't stop the hard rain or protect its fragile sandcastles.

You'll ...

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What Could Go Wrong? Plenty

Posted by on Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 in Of Two Minds

Quite a lot of things can go wrong, especially if the mainstream's rose-tinted sunglasses induce a delusional confidence in fan...

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