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October 20, 2008

I told you so


"We will not have any more crashes in our time."

"There is nothing in the situation to be disturbed about."

"... the outlook is favorable..."

I couldn't resist reproducing this 1927-1933 Pompous Prognosticators Hall of Fame

Someone should stand by to make a similar chart plotting, against actuals, today's confident statements that we should not worry about climate change, or peak oil, or peak protein....

Posted by John Thackara at October 20, 2008 05:31 PM


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