The Coming Gold Standard

We will try to address Edmund Conway's screed against gold as best we can. The prejudice it shows is startling and reveals once again that intelligence, in our view, is no substitute for wisdom. It is interesting to note that those who may come from privilege and are numerically adept may have no deeper insights than anyone else – and often less – in the modern day. Professor Conway may be a brilliant man and a successful journalist, but he is apparently steeped in the intellectual prejudices of