How to prevent hoarding

Hoarding is a malphemism for “excessive saving”. It’s causes are divergent. Greed could be a cause. Fear of the future could be a cause. Self-restraint could be the cause. A long-term goal that cannot be satisfied except by significant accumulation could be the cause. A disruption of the environment conducive to investment could be the …

Inflation and deflation and the dollar

Some ideas stay on the periphery for years in my mind. But slowly clarity comes. When I think about inflation and deflation I think about dollars. I don’t know why. But these terms are terms about prices, but prices of goods. It is the price of goods that either becomes greater (inflation) or lesser (deflation). …

Notes on Silver

(written at the end of June 2020. I wonder where silver will be at publish?) What in the world? Yes, in the world it is necessary for any increase in trade and savings for something to emerge that plays the role of money. There are criteria: that which serves as money must itself be valuable, …