• Doug Casey for The Daily Reckoning
I’ve written many times about the importance of internationalizing your assets, your mode of living, and your way of thinking. I suspect most readers have treated those articles as they might a travelogue to some distant and exotic land: interesting fodder for cocktail party chatter, but basically academic and of little immediate personal relevance.
All very well, you may say. But there are practical issues, you also say. A person can’t just pick up and leave and go where he wants and do what he wants…can he? Get real, Casey. There are reasons a person has to stay where he is, aren’t there?
Let’s look at some of those reasons.
“America is the best country in the world. I’d be a fool to leave.” That was absolutely true, not so very long ago. America certainly was the best – and it was unique. But it no longer exists, except as an ideal. The geography it occupied has been co-opted by the United States, which today is just another nation-state. And, most unfortunately, one that’
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