As it turns out, and this becomes clear if one ponders it awhile and with some nominal competence, "economic health" is an almost meaningless term. Why? Because predication turns on a set of presuppositions the range of values and perspectives of which are so broad, potentially so non-objective, and therefore so arbitrary that there becomes little hope of settling on an agreed definition between
I am now of a strong suspicion that there is no point in asking such questions as what the Federal Reserve Bank's next move will be because the predictive instruments of economics, such as they may have once proven useful, may have been rendered effectively null and void in the face of the new electronic currency. We are in uncharted "monetary" waters and as such all bets would appear to be off.
Whereas physical currency, even if only worthless paper, cannot be controlled
Free societies are by their nature focused on the individual whereas those of Empire are focused upon the group. Groups trained to function as units constitute what I call "super-organisms" or "super-human organisms" and even "super-human organizations". They are powerful, but almost by necessity un-free because those controlling them generally will not abide the free entry and exit of the cogs, the training of each representing an investment the return on which is