NYT Profile of Ben Bernanke Post author By Philip Lane Post date May 15, 2010 The New York Times carries a profile of Ben Bernanke: you can read it here. Categories In Economics Tags Ben Bernanke 3 Comments on NYT Profile of Ben Bernanke ← Residential Property Investor Report → FT Magazine: How bankers brought Ireland to its knees 3 replies on “NYT Profile of Ben Bernanke” Ben finally cracked when he realised that money was just an illusion: http://www.theonion.com/articles/us-economy-grinds-to-halt-as-nation-realizes-money,2912/ @Aidan McGrath I’ve often felt that way about gold. It’s just a piece of metal. Should I seek help and professional counselling? @Joseph It would be interesting to consider what would be suitable for bartering for such counsel. Here’s a Robert Frost poem I found which seems appropriate: Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leafs a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. Comments are closed.