Market Mad House

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche

Decadence and Progress

Historical Insanity

Decadence in the Modern World

Nor is a decadent society incapable of progress. America underwent vast technological progress and economic expansion during the First Gilded Age (1870-1910). Remember, the First Gilded Age was the era of Edison and Telsa. First Gilded Age American inventions include the light bulb, the phonograph, the telephone, accelerated current, electric trains, and consumer culture.

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