Political Parisitology

On Thursday, the Dow was off about 500 points in the first hour, presumably based on fears of European bank and sovereign failures. The talking heads on CNBC were beside themselves, rationalizing what was happening and what should be done -- the Federal Reserve should initiate QE3, more fiscal stimulus should be used, etc. etc. All spoke of the need for government solutions and quick actions. By 10:30 I could take no more of "the government must do something." Governments cannot solve this problem.  They caused it!  Intervening will only make the problem worse. There is an inherent problem in government, all governments. It leads to situations like the current one and then progresses to much worse. This problem, discussed below, eventually leads to the collapse of economies if not civilizations. Politics As A Form of Parisitism The definition of a parasite is "an organism that spends a significant portion of its life in or on the living tissue of a host organism and which...(Read Full Article)

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