It is an unconscious perception of the world that causes us to see mass slaughter of some animals but not others as normal, and tells us we should not get too worked up about it.
Correlation is not causation. Significant and sustained stock market declines are almost always the result of Fed tightening.
Paul Engler is founding director of the Center for the Working Poor, in Los Angeles. He can be reached via the website DemocracyUprising.com.