GLOBAL FUTURE ANALYSIS
CREDIT | ALTERNATIVES
If the above (only) solution is not realized, there will be a collapse due the combination of the Credit Crisis and the Energy Crisis and the Water (as in: Food) Crisis. If it's realized, there will be room for governmental funds and governmental guarantees to cope with these Crises. If there is a collapse people will loose completely their trust in any far away structure. This (together with the reach/distance contraction due the rising energy prices caused by the Credit Crisis) will stimulate local economies even more. Is there room for new models? Yes. Local currencies will gain enormous popularity. Local (global?) barter systems/currencies will gain enormous popularity (people offering goods/services in the 'point currency' of the barter system, tax and currency free. Also gold banks (gold as currency: not effected by inflation, but certainly 'more upstream than downstream' in valuation) will rise. And of course energy banks (kWh as currency: not effected by inflation, but certainly 'more upstream than downstream' in valuation) will rise severely. Local banks will be audited each week, both by professionals and by customers. In the near future will have more currencies that the only one they have today. One way or the other: most of the people (regardless if they have lost values or not) will be through with not visual, artificial values/figures/systems/models/banks/currencies.
Author: Gijs Graafland
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