See what flowering in our garden and what coming next. Lettuce and spinach can handle the heat of summer. Find out what other leafy greens don mind it at all. We don’t mind repentance, either, as long as it is somebody else who is doing it. If someone offends us, and then comes back and apologizes well, we can often just go ahead and let it go, and it makes us feel, you know, sort of magnanimous. (We have a nasty habit of making everything about us, don’t we? It’s the fallen nature again.).
Ditto each fall in oil prices. Just as we thought we were clawing our way back after the disaster of 2008 09, we are now experiencing a succession of false dusks.Canadian investor sentiment worsens to levels not seen since crisis, Manulife saysChina’s ‘new normal’ is still astonishingWhat is the current gloom of market participants and commentators founded on? I suspect that it is partly a reaction to their failure to anticipate the financial crisis and the subsequent collapse of output. They are determined not to be caught out again.But if we are looking for solid reasons for pessimism rather than psychological analysis, I suppose most people answer would be the trouble in China.
It could happen. But the Bullshitter remarks about the Iraq war, as reported this morning in The New York Times, make it doubtful. I want to hear from you is how we going to win, not how we going to leave, he is quoted as warning the military top brass.