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Read this, and guess what period in history it talks about ?
Ok here's the answer:
The excerpt above is from a novel set around the Civil War period.
Just after the American Civil War 1865-ish.
Has the basic issue every been fixed ?
Has the tiger changes its stripes ? :-)
From the book: "Scarlett" by Alexandra Ripley, 1991, , sequel to "Gone with the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell, comes a description that could be very accurate in 2008 for the financial crash.
Note: A historical novel is a work of fiction, however there was an actual Stock market crash at that time. The basic mechanisms of stock market crashes seem to be the same over the last 200 years.
Could it be a systemic problem ? Do we need to refine the system ?
sometimes you can help in small ways too. - This is a picture of a man who is a street vender of what we call in burmese wheel cakes. I usually eat some narn and beans and a cup of tea each morning ...
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