There is a lot of commentary going around the world, regarding Trump’s initiation of a “Trade War” to rebuild America’s industries. The US collapse into the “Trade War” syndrome only obfuscates the real outcome: the end of the US dollar as the world’s fundamental currency.
By the 18th Century, Physical Science had displaced the Church as the principal fount of knowledge. Physical Science was what was New, the Church represented the worn-out Old. The amazing feats performed by scientists held the attention of a spell-bound humanity
What took place in 1971 was a deadly disconnect between the rational faculty of humanity and the reality of the physical world. The rational faculty of humanity / “false money” / the reality of the physical world: false money stands between us, and the physical world in which we live
A well-known story from yesteryear: when Venustiano Carranza was President of Mexico (1917-1920). Carranza issued a great quantity of worthless paper money, which caused much resentment on the part of the population