Quotes that make you go “Hmm…”

10 May

Here’s a quote of the day from the rather non-religious Ta-Nehisi Coates that has got me thinking.  More on how I’m hearing it later.

I just wanted to say that there is something really beautiful about CDSs, CDOs, and financial instruments. I mean, you have to step back and really marvel at the beauty of it all for a moment. All of this is about a kind of War against God. God sends a flood to ruin the farmers crops, so he invents an instrument to defray the costs. God says that only a certain class can own homes. So man finds a way so that you can own your home, even if you’ve never owned anything in your life.

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