by Dr. Jeffrey Lewis
Silver Coin Investor
“Kindly let me help you or you’ll drown, said the monkey to the fish as he placed him safely up the tree.” – Unknown
The financial system (mistaken for the economy) is so bloated with risk that any number of events could trigger an explosion that would reach much further than anyone could imagine – causing irreparable damage.
Because of the size and the massive dependence on the institutions (who have evolved like a cancer from big finance), the resulting carnage will reach out much further than the primary institutions.
The reason these monsters are too big to fail is because without them everything stops –food distribution, the flow of credit, and the systems that support that.