Why don’t we do what we know is good for us?

We Jews just finished the month of Elul which constitutes a time of t’shuvah before Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. T’shuvah is commonly translated as “repentance,” although this is a poor semantic representation for the Jewish concept. The process of t’shuvah, at its core, is a return to self, to our inner truths – the word in Hebrew, תשובה‎ – literally means, “return.” T’shuvah is the return to the things we know to be true, to be valuable for

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The Age Of “Whatever It Takes” Economic Policies

And what it means for all of us Central banks are in deep — like “$250 trillion dollars and 50x leveraged” deep. What do central banks do when basically the LAST THING ANYONE EVER EXPECTS happens? What do central banks do when a global pandemic threatens to disrupt the house of cards they’ve spent 20 years so carefully constructing? They do whatever it f**king takes, that’s what. What does that mean? It means unprecedented money printing. It means stimulus measures.

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