The Money and Banking Quiz

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by Paul Carter CMI Gold and Silver


If you’re reading this, I suspect that you already have a good understanding of the fraudulent nature of our monetary and banking system (or are well on your way to figuring it out). But how do you communicate that knowledge to someone who has no idea? If you’ve ever tried, you know it’s not easy. We are a sufficient number of generations into our virtual currency system, and the majority of people accept it without any question. It is inconceivable to most that it could contain a fatal flaw which might eventually lead to its demise – or our loss of personal liberty.

Our system of fractional reserve banking and fiat money is one of the greatest cons ever devised by man. It hides in plain sight by virtue of a deception that is just subtle enough to elude the grasp of almost all who encounter it. Sometimes such an idea cannot be fully communicated through simple explanation. Rather, it must be discovered by each individual in his own way.

The following is not so much a quiz, but possible questions that could be used to lead someone to their own discovery. In my experience, the average person will not be able to satisfactorily answer a single one of these questions without doing some actual research. Hopefully, during that detailed examination, some of the flaws of our monetary system will reveal themselves. I wouldn’t suggest using the entire list, as that just looks like work, but perhaps a single question or two to pique the curiosity and get the mental gears turning.

  1. Almost every year there are more dollars in existence than the year before. Where do these new dollars come from?
  2. Who gets the privilege of spending these new dollars without first having to earn them? Is this fair? Have you ever received one of these newly created, excess dollars?
  3. If every single American received an equal share of the newly created dollars, what effect would it have on the economy?

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