"Every perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination."

-- Gerald Edelman, Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
Chapter 6: The Big Cycle of China and Its Currency2 Chapter 6: The Big Cycle of China and Its CurrencyChapter 6: The Big Cycle of China and Its Currency2020-10-09JournalOn Thursday September 24th, I’ll be releasing the follow-up chapter to this one, which is about US-China relations and wars. Unlike the prior chapters that have been on the past, that chapter is about the most important things that are going on between these two countries now. If you find this chapter on China’s history interesting, you’ll find the next one even more so. What I am passing along here is just the latest iteration of my learning process.  My process is to learn through my direct experiences and through my research, to write up what I have learned, to show it to smart people to have them attack it in order to stress test it, to explore our differences, to evolve it some more, and do that over and over again until I die.  So this study is the product of my having done that for the past 36 years up until now.  It is incomplete, it is right and wrong in ways yet to be discovered, and it is provided to you to use or to criticize in the spirit of helping us together find out what’s true. Continue reading…