Alex Jones interviews Gerald Celente, CEO of Trends Research Institute, 11/17/08
Outline and transcriptions by Jeff Fenske
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“Current events form future trends. … We look at over 300 different categories on a daily basis, worldwide, looking for those major trends that are shaping the future.”
“We look at this data [from numerous areas];
we analyze it…as political atheists [completely objective skeptics].”
“We look at events for what they are and not what we want them to be,”
Globalnomic: including the entire world + to manage
Because trends can be managed.
How Celente became a trends forecaster
Began Trends Research Institute in 1980
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“We think the real breakdown is going to begin in February.”
Why this depression will be the worst.
Unless we have
an alternative energy breakthrough
other than solar, wind, geothermal, etc.
A bank holiday.
Gold goes up. Houses go down.
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People will revolt.
“We think the first cracks will become very evident in February. …
From then on, it’s going to go downhill from there.”
Commercial real estate glut. You’ll start seeing ghost-malls.
“As the giants fall, they’re going to leave big gaps left behind.
And that’s where the entrepreneur is to move into these slots.”
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Agriculture: “This is a great time for local.”
“Crime is going to be rampant.”
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“Start thinking in terms of survival.”
Victory gardens instead of grass.
Sell equipment that’s not being used, now.
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Bank runs by February?
“This is the time for innovation….
This is a time for people that think for themselves,
that are intelligent, that are true to their word, true to themselves.
They can make a fortune during these times.
These are the best of times for the people of a higher moral character.”
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