Sacrifices and Trades Reviewing a TVO Big Ideas dicussion on Sunday some years ago, I was puzzled by a reference to the idea of sacrifice. I recall that the speaker had drawn attention to the fact that the meaning of sacrifice had become rather obscure to modern man. In order to clarify the significance of … More Sacrifice

Gold, Bread and The Bible

With journalists attention to Mr. Trump’s favourite Bible passage in mind and the gold price stagnating as bond yields keep falling even after the first federal funds rate rise in some years, a Bible passage from Genesis 47,15 about the devaluation of money comes to mind. And when money failed in the land of Egypt, … More Gold, Bread and The Bible