On the most basic human level, I suspect our generation still hasn’t processed our shared collective trauma of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and our anger is now still coming out in very unhealthy ways. With crypto we’ve decided to do the most American thing ever, to commoditize our rage at the financial system into a financial product. Because after all, we’re just temporarily embarrassed millionaires and the only problem with CDOs wasn’t the moral hazard, but that you didn’t have a piece of the action.
On a recent podcast, I was asked, “what’s your superpower?” I said it was problem solving. Which is true, but I also happen to be married to the best problem solver I know. We got our shots today thanks to her skills in finding ones that were going to be thrown out. Here’s to hoping that every shot gets us closer to getting out of this mess.
The TL;DR is that you’ll survive rabies if it’s caught before you’re symptomatic, so if you wake up to find a bat in your room, assume you were bitten and see a doctor. If you’re symptomatic, you won’t survive.