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September 1, 2014

Things rarely end the way we think they will,

usually a low-probability event occurs, something it seemed safe to ignore, or at least to discount, until suddenly it wasn't.
Once the stuff of novels, the unexpected is now the stuff of life. It's what makes interesting times dangerous times. We're seeing a replay of 2008 but at the next higher level, not unstable financial outfits, not even unstable markets, but unstable regions of the world. Where we had banks fail we're having nations fail, at the near periphery for now but moving toward the core like Genghis Kahn at a gallop.
ol remus and the woodpile report

Posted by gerardvanderleun at September 1, 2014 11:44 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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"That's the nice thing about reality though, consequences are immediate and proportional: a short'n sharp feedback, no room for dithering excuses." — Remus

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