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Civil War Is Coming, says Dalio. Plus: What Young Men Should Do, Elon Musk, Liberland, Sark, Trump, Capital Controls and More

Doug Casey's Take [ep.#334]
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Billionaire Ray Dalio thinks civil war is coming. Not with guns, maybe. But a war all the same. You'll have to choose. Fight for a side. Keep your head down. Or run.

He sees the signs. Wealth gaps. Populism. Media lies. Rule of law breaking down. It's happened before. France. Russia. China. Now here.

Dalio says we're at Stage 5. Stage 6 is civil war. It's close and the odds are greater than 50%.

On today’s episode, we discuss Dalio’s warning and answer questions from members of the phyle.

Discussed in this episode:

Ray Dalio's Article on the coming Civil War:

Matt's Son's Blog:

Podcast on the 12 Virtues of Western Civilization

Time Stamps (from Youtube)

00:00 Introduction
00:16 Discussing Ray Dalio's Editorial
01:29 Potential Civil War in the U.S.
02:55 Historical Context of Civil Wars
05:06 Dalio's Predictions and Personal Reflections
08:04 Global Migration and Cultural Tensions
14:55 12 virtues of Western Civilization
21:34 Independence Day
23:07 European Elections and Political Comparisons
29:35 Liberland Citizenship and Anarcho-Capitalism
33:27 Genetic Elements of Libertarian Belief?
36:24 Real Estate Development in Sark
39:43 Trump's Narcissism and Political Impact
43:06 What Doug would do if he were a young man today
46:20 Balkanization of the U.S.
48:08 Signs that it’s time to get out
49:46 U.S. and Global Political Dynamics
54:12 Investing in Wheat and Natural Gas
57:06 Elon Musk: Hero or Villain?
01:01:30 Fighting for a Better Future

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Doug Casey's Take
Best-selling author, world-renowned speculator, and libertarian philosopher Doug Casey has garnered a well-earned reputation for his controversial insights into politics, economics, and investment markets.
Doug literally wrote the book on profiting from periods of economic turmoil. *Crisis Investing* spent weeks as #1 on the New York Times bestseller list and became the best-selling financial book of 1980.
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