Author Archives: gerold

About gerold

I have a bit of financial experience having invested in stocks in the 1960s & 70s, commodities in the 80s & commercial real estate in the 90s (I sold in 2005.) I am appalled at our rapidly deteriorating global condition so I've written articles for family, friends & colleagues since 2007; warning them and doing my best to explain what's happening, what we can expect in the future and what you can do to prepare and mitigate the worst of the economic, social, political and nuclear fallout. As a public service in 2010 I decided to create a blog accessible to a larger number of people because I believe that knowledge not shared is wasted.

Is Social Media Plunging Us Into a New Dark Age?

Reading time: 1,520 words, 4 pages, 4 to 6 minutes. If you weren’t already aware of it, there are few things you need to know about the ass media: – If the ass media reports it, it’s NOT important. – … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in News & Views | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The Rich are Rich Because They’re Not Stupid

Reading time: 2,520 words, 7 pages, 6 to 9 minutes. The rich are rich because they’re smart. The corollary is that the poor are poor because they’re stupid (see ‘Notes’ at end.) I admit that’s harsh. But, that’s life. Get … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Hints and Tips, Stupidity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Embrace the ‘Lagom’ Decline

Reading time: 1,050 words, 4 pages, 3 to 4 minutes. The Powers-That-Be (TPTB) are preparing us to accept the continuing decline of our standard of living. Canada’s CBC advocates that we adopt the Scandinavian concept of ‘lagom;’ being satisfied with … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Collapse 2017, News & Views | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Macleans’ Desperate Globalists

Reading time: 1,770 words, 5 pages 4 to 7 minutes. WW III began long ago with the global elites waging economic warfare on the rest of us. The globalists are losing as demonstrated by the UK’s ‘Brexit,’ the election of … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in News & Views | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Feminist Lie

Reading time: 584 words, 2 pages, 1 to 2 minutes. A life built upon a lie is doomed to failure. Feminism is such a lie. And, we see the consequences of this lie with the increasing frequency of sexual assaults. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in News & Views | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Fasting – Benefits and Drawbacks

Reading time: 2,350 words, 6 pages, 5 to 9 minutes. I’ve been fasting Mondays and Tuesdays since 1982. It started quite by accident. I had to fast for two days before a barium enema X-ray. Although I was climbing the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Hints and Tips | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Pathological Altruism and White Guilt

Reading time: 3,370 words, 10 pages, 8 to 13 minutes. The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Even the best of intentions often have unintended consequences. Although few people have bad intentions, many of our problems are caused … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Biases, Islam, News & Views | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment