Originally Posted by CosmicGiggle
.... looks like another one's gone over the edge, and that's just today!
but it's an example of how Gold metal can be useful.
though I think a EMP type event that disables everybody's electronic finance stuff will help edumacate them.
the West just experienced the un-wisdom of having all your stuff made by one country, but is just as FRAGILE on the electronic-financial front.
They have a LOT of confidence in those 1's and 0's.
You know the watermarks on the bills that people double-check as if that proves it's not a counterfeit ?
Paper watermarks is about a 400 year old technology, and is also a form of Art.
So any counterfeiter who can figure out raised ink printing, well they just need an experienced art student to make some Jackson or Benjamin watermarks.
Breaking Bad gave me so many ideas.