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The International Investor

November, 2016 Archives

I Know What My Mentor Would Say

by Benjamin J. Butler

 

Seoul, South Korea

 

Today I am in Seoul. Yesterday I had a two hour conversation with one of the Emerging Future Institute’s geopolitical advisors, Emanuel Pastreich, about the huge political ramifications of Trump. He wasn't a Trump supporter but he can see some opportunities about the regime change. We have decided to co-author a paper or short e-book. The last book he authored was recommended by the (now not so popular) Korean president so hopefully we will get some readers!

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Another Insurrection: Now What?

By Benjamin J. Butler

 

Daegu, South Korea

 

I would say that about 80% of my friends are in shock over the election result. I am also totally exhausted after following events so closely.

 

The data I was looking at suggested that Trump was ahead for some time. But it was in the final days before the election that I became certain he would win.

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Presidents and Rasputins

By Benjamin J. Butler

 

Daegu, South Korea

 

I just switched off the news and sought refuge in a local café. Thank God there is no TV in the corner, as many restaurants do here. Otherwise I would still be subjected to the non-stop images of President Park apologizing or the arrest of her shamanic advisor, ChoiSoon-Sil, who is alleged to have wielded huge power over the President and enjoyed immense access to classified information.

 

Since antiquity those in power, from Kings to Empresses, have sought advice from wise sages. The famous case was Grigoriy Rasputin who yielded much influence at the Court of Nicholas II, the Russian Tsar. Until he was assassinated of course.

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