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Brave New Wealthy World: Winning the Struggle for World Prosperity by John C. Edmunds

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Chapter 2. An Idea Germinates

Personal experiences I had during a three-year period convinced me that there is potential for a sustained rise in the market values of many assets in the world. I saw houses, farms, businesses, and industrial machinery for sale at distressingly low prices. Many of those prices have recently begun a sustained rise, which can continue for many years before reaching an upper limit. The personal experiences that gave me that view are the subject of this chapter.

The desire to bring an adequate standard of living to all the people of the world took me on an odyssey of overseas jobs that brought me face-to-face with poverty and intransigent barriers to prosperity. Battling these obstacles was a task that engaged my energies ...

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