What Would You Do If You Had Billions...and Knew the Truth About America
Just a few years back I didn't know anything about money, central banking, the US government's debt, regulations, the economy or how all those things directly affected my life. As I started learning and growing my knowledge base, I had decisions to make. Whose books do I read? Whose podcasts do I listen to? What media to I turn my attention to? How do I know who's right?
People who don't understand truth and facts like to say things like, "well, I guess it's just a difference of opinion, right?" if they disagree with the truth. What drives me super crazy is this human condition where people reject ideas that are foreign to them (even if they are true) and desperately cling to familiar ideas and mantras (even if they're false). We all do it. Even me.
But there are some people more open to new ideas, more able to admit being wrong, more interested in the truth than in being right. I don't know if it's in their DNA, but what I do know is that I like talking to them. And I hope to be one of those people one day.
The great thing about truth is you can spot it when you compare it to the lie. But you have to be willing to read or listen to both sides in order to make that decision for yourself, which many people don't want to do.
I think Jim Rogers, famous author, investor, and world traveler is one of those people. I think over his life he has been open to truths, accumulated them like treasure, and now he is ultra wise and has a life of prosperity to show for that.
I've had the opportunity to become friends with Jim here in Singapore and I count myself fortunate to know the man. I got the opportunity to spend some time with him in his home and with his family. We discussed some of his wisdom and how they led to the decisions he has made in his life.
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