Doug Casey Discusses Crisis Investing, Geopolitical Conflicts, and Philosophical Insights

Doug Casey’s Take, Released on 6/7/24

In this episode, Doug Casey answers questions from members of his private group regarding various topics, including his choice of last meal, drink, and cigar. He delves into philosophical questions about altruism, personal ethics, and the concept of sacrifice. Doug also provides his thoughts on potential geopolitical conflicts such as a U.S. Civil War, World War III, and the situation in Ukraine. He comments on the Dollar Milkshake Theory, the potential for Civil War in the U.S., and the importance of diversifying assets. Additionally, Doug discusses Putin, China, and the state of global politics, offering insight into the Killdozer incident and the recent downgrade of Walter Block at the Mises Institute. Other topics covered include the potential of anti-aging and life extension technologies, and Doug’s thoughts on personal freedom and life improvement strategies. Finally, he addresses questions about relocation to countries like Panama and shares his perspective on developing intentional communities.

00:00 Introduction
00:17 Doug’s Last Meal on Earth
02:26 Fighting Evil vs. Hedonism
05:29 US Civil War and World War 3
07:45 Dollar Milkshake Theory and Asset Allocation
11:50 Killdozer Day: Hero or Nutcase?
14:32 Walter Block and the Israel-Palestine Conflict
22:47 Trump’s Conviction and Legal Ramifications
25:07 China, EMPs, and Strategic Patience
29:14 Libertarian Novels and Future Projects
32:09 Thoughts on India and Putin
39:36 Global Political Shifts and Abnormal Psychology
40:26 The Complex Dynamics in Niger and the Sahel
43:29 Invention Funding: Pitfalls and Strategies
47:48 Investment Strategies: Commodities, Cash, and Treasuries
52:20 Multiple Intelligences: Beyond the IQ Test
55:42 Living Fulfilled Lives Amidst Global Chaos
01:01:07 Relocation Considerations: Panama and Beyond
01:02:17 Anti-Aging and Life Extension Technologies
01:09:15 Building Sustainable Communities
01:15:28 Conclusion and Next Steps

Doug Casey is an American-born libertarian economist and advocate of the free market. He is a bestselling financial author, international investor, entrepreneur, and the founder and chairman of Casey Research, a provider of subscription financial analysis about specific market verticals including natural resources/metals/mining, energy, commodities, and technology. Since 1979 he has written or co-written the monthly metals-and-mining-focused investment newsletter The International Speculator. He has authored four books, including Crisis Investing, the top-selling investing book of all time, Totally Incorrect, and Right on the Money. His latest novel is Assassin. He also published a video podcast called Doug Casey’s Take.

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