Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. ~ 1 Peter 5:8Much ink has been spilled over the condition of the economy, nation and the world with the opinions basically falling into one of two camps.1) Things have hit a temporary blip down and can and will/are recovering. 2) Things have fundamentally changed for the worse and the 'rules' by which we gauge things are also changing, thereby rendering much of the so-called analysis absolutely moot.
Consider for a moment a few of the recent headline grabbers -
- Gun control
- Boston 'Patriot' massacre
- Ricin letters
- Gold crush
- Bitcoin inflation/pop...
- Insider trading legislation
- Six strike policy
- North Korea's rise in rhetoric
- Bullet and equipment acquisitions
- The dollar rolling over
One who is assessing the current world landscape is left in the regrettable position of proclaiming that the rules are now defunct and that something truly evil is on the horizon.