posted on Oct, 23 2012 @ 03:29 PM
1) Someone said it's sad that gold is still revered as valuable just because it's shiny. What I infer is that deep in our collective guts, we
understand that paper money is just really really durable toilet paper. Gold retails value because when the "buck stops here" (sorry, couldn't
resist) something real
must take it's place. And since we all can't trade eggs for loaves of bread, that something real must be universal, and
finite. That's gold: Finite, unique, durable and unmatched in it's blingy-ness.
2) One of my geologist friends just FB'd a picture of herself holding a 65 lb., freshly cast bar of gold. (She works for a mining co.) Imagine
youself holding a 1.7million dollar chunk of metal. And yes, she said there were 2 gun-toting security people guarding the bar, so don't imagine
running away with it!
3) I'm sick of all this namby-pamby foreign relations crapola. Let those kraut* bastards come and try to take that gold! Shouldn't have left it
half-way around the world, suckers!
*the term "kraut bastards" was used solely for artistic license, in the attempt to call up visions of a WWII G.I. with a tommy gun yelling out
that line. The author does not use the slanderous term kraut in real life, and would encourage the reader to refrain from nationalistic name-calling
and other un-gentlemanly political pursuits.
edit on 23-10-2012 by blamethegreys because: (no reason given)