Michael Johnson

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IMF warns ECB against premature bond tapering | Financial Times

The International Monetary Fund has delivered a warning to eurozone monetary policymakers looking to wind down their bond buying spree, uring the ECB …

Economics Is Wrong About Growth

Even Adam Smith foresaw an end to growth. How did we lose sight of it and think we could grow forever?<p>Nearly every economist I've heard say anything about economic growth says it's necessary for a population's well-being, as has nearly every comment I've seen on the subject from non-economists.<p>They …

Why capitalism can’t survive without socialism

A top Peter Thiel adviser on the crisis of late capitalism<p>“We think of capitalism as being locked in an ideological battle with socialism, but we never really saw that capitalism might be defeated by its own child — technology.”<p>This is how Eric Weinstein, a mathematician and a managing director of …

A new quantum theory predicts that the future could be influencing the past

Quantum physics has spawned its share of strange ideas and hard-to-grasp concepts - from Einstein’s “spooky action at a distance” to the adventures …

Quantum Physics

A Quantum Theory of Consciousness

Some of you may have already heard of the so-called “quantum theory of consciousness.” I’ve encountered different versions of it over the years. It presents a method of integrating traditional religious views of the “soul,” the “afterlife,” and the possibility of “other realms of existence” with …

Consciousness

How to Cure Our Collective Split Personality

By Deepak Chopra, MD and Anoop Kumar, MD<p>One of the main reasons a sane person feels sane is that reality holds together and makes sense. Billiard balls don’t suddenly turn into elephants; gravity doesn’t cause things to fall down one day and up the next. In current neuroscience, creating a sane …

Neuroscientist explains how your brain hallucinates your conscious reality

In this recently released TED Talk, neuroscientist Anil Seth explains the intricacies of human consciousness and how we all are constantly …

Consciousness

Astronomers just achieved something Einstein said was impossible

Albert Einstein himself believed it couldn't be done.<p>A few decades after he published his theory of general relativity, a colleague asked the famous physicist whether the concept could be used to calculate the weight of a star. Theoretically, yes, was his reply. If one star passed in front of …

Physics

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The mathematics of mind-time

The special trick of consciousness is being able to project action and time into a range of possible futures<i>By Karl Friston</i>Read at Aeon

Consciousness

Are We Living in a Computer Simulation? - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality | PBS

What if your thoughts and everything you perceive are nothing but bits in a computer simulation designed to satisfy the curiosity of scientists with …

Quantum Physics

Misconceptions About Gold

<b>Gold is Money (Sort Of)</b><p>Few markets are as widely misunderstood and subject to as many misconceptions as the gold market. Many of these misconceptions …

Afterlife Realms and the Near-Death Experience

(Path B): Earth to Void<p><b>Void</b><p>Level 2<p><b>T</b><b>unnel</b><p>Pass through Level 1 (earthbound realm)<p><b>Earth</b><p>Level 0<p>"Some people report entering the void immediately after …

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May 18, 2018<p>Use of gold across energy, healthcare and technology is changing rapidly. Gold’s position as a material of choice is expected to continue …

Oil And Debt: The BIS Examines The Consequences Of Financialization

<i>Posted By The Bank for International Settlements</i><p>Since mid-2014, after remaining relatively stable for four years at close to $100, the price of crude …

Terrorists or “Freedom Fighters”? Recruited by the CIA | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

First published by GR in February 2015 in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo Terror Attacks<p><i>The barbarous phenomenon we recently witnessed in France has</i> …

The Dollar Will Die with a Whimper, Not a Bang

E<b>ditor’s Note:</b> Jim Rickards has published a third book entitled “The Big Drop: How to Grow Your Wealth During the Coming Collapse.” It’s available …

Is Russia Planning a Gold-Based Currency? | Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna

The “perfect-storm” of geopolitical instability, diplomatic isolation, severe currency depreciation, and economic decline now confronting Russia has …

Debt In The Time Of Wall Street—-Seizing The Global Plague

With all the media focus aimed at Greece, we might be inclined to overlook – deliberately or not – that it is merely one case study, and a very small …

New BOJ Board Member: “We Just Need To Print Money”

<i>From Bloomberg News</i><p>The Abe administration nominated a proponent of reflationary monetary policy to the central bank’s board, buttressing Governor …

Race To The Bottom Is On: China Heading Toward Big RMB Devaluation

Reducing the amount of cash that banks are required to set aside (to 19.5 percent), as China has just done, is largely symbolic -- a …

World record debt of $199trn could drag economies into another crisis - study

<i>“After the 2008 financial crisis and the longest and deepest global recession since World War II, it was widely expected that the world’s economies</i> …

China’s Monumental Debt Trap—-Why It Will Rock The Global Economy

Bloomberg News finally did something useful this morning by publishing some startling graphs from McKinsey's latest update on the worldwide debt …

Paul Craig Roberts - The Matrix Is Real & How It Will Change All Of Our Lives: Trends Journal Exclusive

<b>As the West stares into the great abyss and the world prepares for even greater economic turmoil, today Dr. Paul Craig Roberts gives readers a</b> …

Richard Russell - What Central Banks Don't Want You To Know About A $199 Trillion Nightmare

<b>As the world continues to digest breaking news out of Greece, today</b> <b>the Godfather of newsletter writers, 90-year old Richard Russell, discussed what</b> …

Chinese Rating Agency Warns Coming Crisis Is Worse Than 2008, Blames US "Printing Press"

The head of China's Dagong Rating Agency, Guan Jianzhong, had some very blunt words for the world's investors and policymakers overnight. As …

The Great Global Dollar Short—–Clearing Some Misconceptions

Every once in a while, you get the sense that the officialdom is starting to come around to the legion of finance as it actually exists rather than …

Where Is Germany's Gold?

Peter Boehringer hates the word “conspiracy.” It implies something crazy, and if you spend even a little time with the 45-year-old German, it becomes …

Greece: The Big Picture Update, And Why Deutsche Bank Thinks Europe Will Fold

The Greek situation summaries Greece by Deutsche Bank's George Saravelos have consistently been among the best in the entire sellside. His latest …