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originally posted by: Bhadhidar
The public, especially the US public, had lost faith and confidence in not only the political and financial institutions, they've lost faith in and confidence in virtually every aspect of their lives.
So, yes, a "bunker mentality" has largely replaced the confidence and enthusiasm that once drove our society.
We are seeing the worst parts of ourselves reflected in everything we do, even though we try to project that ugliness onto others, making ourselves victims of "their" greed, intolerance, fanaticism, and violence. Our self-victimization has thus sapped us of our confidence, our hope.
The strong and hopeful do not see themselves as victims.
Until we can acknowledge these flaws in our character, and begin to honestly work to correct them, we will continue to hide in our bunkers.
I don't know, can't put my finger on it but something just doesn't "feel" right to me.
that they fear making a move in any direction
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A: The derivatives market is, in a word, gigantic, often estimated at more that $1.2 quadrillion. Some market analysts estimate the derivatives market at more than 10 times the size of the total world gross domestic product, or GDP.May 27, 2015
.its more like an emotional deficit of some kind.