This blog is rather unsuccesfull.
Very few people agree with my view on the world.
I seem unable to convince people, even though I bring in quite a lot of corroborating information.
Maybe I am wrong and they are right.....
No. This time I refuse to be timid and keep my mouth shut.
I found out that my views often turn out to be correct, but only after 20 years.
In 1980, after my father died quite young, I quit university and took over my fathers small company.
Almost immediately I changed it to a 'Green' company.
This was very very rare in 1979.
Now it is a very succesfull company.
Going 'green' was not a stupid move, as my competitors thought and said, in those years.
For safety reasons I cannot say which or what it is.
Ten years later, in 1991, I was pleading for an open discussion about the mass-immigration, that was taking place since 1980, into our country.
I noted that multi-ethnicity and multi-culturality brings more than the proverbial 'oriental cuisine' : confrontations between the ethnicities and between the cultures will sooner or later come up. To what avail? Who benefits?
But nobody wanted to listen. I was accused of being a neo-fascist, paving the way for a new Auschwitz.
Disappointed I left (local) politics.
These two experiences give me enough selfconfidence: I probably am not wrong. I am not an idiot. The others will agree with me, I only have to wait 20 years.
I believe, like Krugman believes: He whose predictions turn out to be right probably has the best understanding of 'reality'.
Now, if 'The Media' are owned by, ultimately, Wall Street , the 'Haute Finance' or 'The Power Elite', then it makes sense that we all read stories that are beneficial for these 1 %.
Just as almost all 'monetary economists' are 'under controle' of the FED. That is what an investigation of the Huffington Post showed us.
If you know this, it becomes understandable that 'they all' can be wrong, and a few individuals, who use their own simple schemes ( Paul Krugman, below) and simple every day obeservations ( me, looking at multi-ethnic countries all over the world, where , even after centuries, assimilation is absent and violence and hate stiill prevail) can be right.
Krugmans column was of course in English, but I did not find it yet on the internet.
For now I only have the Dutch translation.