The End of the Age of Plunder

An Age of Possibilities Arises AbstractThe internet, distributed ledger technology and tokenisation are creating new modes of economicbehaviour and participation that threaten the centralised paradigm of fiat money and “trusted thirdparties”. These developments open possibilities for financial inclusion and economic participation foreveryone on the planet. These new opportunities will be adopted and developed by those … Read more The End of the Age of Plunder

Fishing in a Barrel of Fear

OK. these are mixed metaphors but these are crazy times with conflicting and contradictory narratives being fed to us everywhere. all the time.

Fear has become a constant. I don’t watch broadcast TV and haven’t, until recently, listened to radio for a long time. Over the weekend, I took the radio out of the cupboard and pre-tuned it to Radio 4, LBC, Radio 3, Jazz FM and Classic FM. In the time that I listened to the five channels, coronavirus fear porn and lockdown propaganda were repeated consistently on all five. I knew that people were being subjected to this Orwellian nonsense non-stop but experiencing it is quite a shock when one’s dismissed/ignored it from the outset.

So, there’s the barrel of fear; manipulating the terrified majority is like “shooting fish in a barrel”… metaphor number one.

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