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Originally posted by holywar666
reply to post by Drezden
Just like how it was easy to hate George Bush due to his stupid jokes and golf vacations, it will be easy to forget gold once we find out how useless the stuff really is.
Unless it has some secret properties us humans aren't aware of.....
Originally posted by Domo1
Shoot I would trade supplies for gold depending on the scenario. You want that bottle of aspirin? 2 oz. please. What are you gonna do? Eat it? I'll be sitting pretty when society reforms.
If you don't have much money and are CONVINCED someday that a economic and societal breakdown are imminent then by all means invest in ammo, medical supplies, food, camping equipment and firearms. If you have some (or lots) of extra cash buying gold makes sense for the people who think a few steps ahead.
Society breaks down and gold is worthless. So are your stocks and cash. All those survival supplies are at a premium. Then later, when things start getting back to normal it's a smart bet that gold will still be worth something. Always think a few steps ahead.