The Globalized era represents the pyrrhic ascendancy of the competitive consumption oriented lifestyle. A way of life that is neither scalable nor sustainable. Mutual assured bankruptcy on an unprecedented scale, now supported solely by ponzi borrowing and money printing. Yet the profoundly stoned masses embraced it with a death grip - 2008 never even happened.
"It's called the American Dream for a reason - you have to be asleep to believe it"