The Lie: “The American Dream!” The Truth: “The American Non-Dream!”

Image: Here is just one of many TRUTHS (wisdom) we the individuals have been programmed/mind-controlled to either be ignorant of, forget or ignore: The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates Read more at Whether we are aware or not, we have been kidnapped, indoctrinated/brainwashed and controlled from birth. We Mericans, in particular, … Continue reading The Lie: “The American Dream!” The Truth: “The American Non-Dream!”

Our Spoiled-Brat Economy

A “spoiled-brat economy” for a nation of “exceptional” spoiled-brats!

Desultory Heroics


By Charles Hugh Smith

Source: Of Two Minds

By insuring spoiled brats/vested interests never face the consequences of their actions and choices, we guarantee failure of the entire system.

Spoiled brats do not take kindly to being called out as spoiled brats. Since economies are aggregates of individuals, we can anticipate howls of outraged denial at our economy being identified as spoiled rotten.

The two essential characteristics of spoiled brats are 1) a complete disregard for the burdens of those paying the bills and 2) a childishly self-absorbed sense of overweening entitlement. Spoiled brats have no sense of fiscal discipline. Indeed, it is their defining characteristic. They want what they want, and they want it now, regardless of the cost to others or the system as a whole.

In America’s Spoiled Brat Economy, no vested interest is ever allowed to fail. Lost billions gambling with borrowed money? Just throw…

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