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If government goes back to a gold standard and says an ounce of gold will back $6000, and I am predicting that will happen based off of 1000+ years of history, how is that irrational behavior?

It isn't irrational behavior, to be blunt it is silly thinking.  First I guarantee you that what happened during the Dark Ages is irrelevant to today or in the future.  That is apples to oranges thinking and nothing more.

Second and more importantly we will never go back to a gold standard.  Never. The only way it could work is if we pool all gold under one house and issue one world currency.  And you really think that is possible during our lifetime? And if you don't pool it under one house the countries with the gold mines will have the power and the countries without the gold mines aren't going to come on board.

Finally, even accepting your argument, why not $4,000, or $7,000 or any other number.  What happened during the Dark Ages that had set a change of events to make it specifically $6,000?

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