Charles Hugh Smith returned to RogueMoneyRadio for an 04/16/2018 program. The following is his latest article reproduced here with the author's permission and links to the original at his Of Two Minds site. -- JWS
Self-destruction isn't a bug, it's a feature of our socio-economic system.
The gravitational pull of self-destructive behaviors, choices and incentives is scale-invariant, meaning that we can discern the strange attraction to self-destruction in the entire scale of human experience, from individuals to families to groups to entire societies.
The proliferation of self-destructive behaviors, choices and incentives in our socio-economic system is profoundly troubling. Exhibit 1 is the opioid epidemic (charts in the original story). How did we reach this level of individual and social self-destruction?Read More