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Gringo view: in God (or someone else) we trust

(Opinion) “In God We Trust” is the official US motto.

Lest we fall into the trap of believing that because it is inscribed on our money, this motto means that if the US treasury can’t pay its bills, we can trust our God to step in and fix things, and we may be disappointed.

The recent ugly crash of FTX, the bitcoin exchange flavor of the year, is a painful lesson in where to place (or not to place) our trust and our bets.

There has been endless academic debate and widespread acceptance of the ‘In God We Trust . . .

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