Krypto wants me to sell some more gold or silver. I'd like to get my gold/silver ratio under 2:1, so will sell some more silver bullion. It's not too useful for civil strife, being heavy to transport compared to its value. Taking a trip to the bank vaults this morning ...
Word of the Day
"Pyrrhonism" - noun [$10] a T. S. Eliot word (can be used upper or lower case)
Pyrrhonism means the philosophy of Pyrrho of Ellis (c. 300 BC) maintaining that certainty of knowledge is unattainable. Compare to "skepticism" meaning a habit of examining evidence and the capacity for delayed decision"
Sentence: (from T. S. Eliot) "Where skepticism is strength, pyrrhonism is weakness: for we need not only the strength to defer a decision, but the strength to make one."
Bunkerman is a skeptic, not a pyrrhonist, that human activities have caused any material global warming: until the cause of multi-hundred year climate change is understood, no one can claim the same effects are not causing today's warmer climate. There were no SUVs around 1,000 years ago to cause the Earth to be warmer then than now.