Entrepreneur and Financial Advisor in Seattle, Washington
As a person who's always been a relentless consumer of information, the how and why has always been in the contrasts and distortions. That behavior became extremely focused and valuable relative to economics and finance in 1997 with my discovery that financial institutions rarely use compound interest as a sole mode of profitability. Rehypothecation is the engine running the financial world promoted by central banks.
30 years experience has led me to the further conclusion that most of the programming in traditional financial education is a "Matrix" designed to divert the collective consciousness toward a risk/reward paradigm rather than using reason, logic and imagination to create a mutually beneficial solution. The consequences have been dire, creating countless economic slaves world wide. Collaboration among free people changes the game and our world. Let's get it on!