This classic expose of the Fed has become one of the best-selling books in its category of all time. Where does money come from? Where does it go? Who makes it? The money magician's secrets are unveiled. Here is a close look at their mirrors and smoke machines, the pulleys, cogs, and wheels that create the grand illusion called money. A boring subject? Just wait. You'll be hooked in five minutes. It reads like a detective story - which it really is, but it's all true.
This book is about the most blatant scam of history. It's all here: the cause of wars, boom-bust cycles, inflation, depression, prosperity. Your world view will definitely change. Putting it quite simply, this may be the most important book on world affairs you will ever read.
The 5th Edition includes a no-holds barred analysis of bank bailouts under the Bush and Obama Administrations that are shown to be nothing less than legalized plunder of the American people. Many other updates have been added, including a revision to the list of those who attended the historic meeting at Jekyll Island, where the Federal Reserve was created.
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An amazing account of the criminal banking cartel that has overtaken America. You are not informed about the economy unless you know about the Federal Reserve, and G. Edward Griffin lays out the history of the Fed and central banking in general in this masterpiece.
Yes, "Creature" is the story of world history but tied to the trail of money. Even though the actual book is a bit intimidating in length, the audio book is easy to digest and read very well. This is, hands down, the best audio book I've ever listened to. Additionally, the book has forever changed the way I look at banking and my country.
Griffin's ability to explain both the macro and micro without losing the reader.
He's one of the best narrators in the field. His delivery is surprisingly close to Griffin's.
No. 24 hours in one sitting wouldn't be possible.
Anyone who wants to truly understand the issues that America faces needs to read or listen to this book. Now that I've listened to "Creature" on Audible, I'm going back to the book version to read the footnotes.
Eyeopening, shocking, disquieting
The explanation of how banking and the economy actually work.
Mark's narration brought the concepts and information presented into clear focus.
They really are out to get you.
This book has been on a shelf in my home for over 10 years and during that time I manged to read maybe the first 3 chapters. I'm so glad I found it on Audible and that it has been updated with information about the world's current economic situation. I've learned more about banking and the economy from this book than I did from my college economics and finance classes. Well worth the investment.
Yeah. G. Edward Griffin somehow found a way to make the history of the Federal Reserve interesting. I learned a lot. I am realizing I have so much more to learn about finance and econ, and I am grateful to an author who can keep me wanting to listen to anything about them. He does a great job making this important knowledge not only easy, but enjoyable to digest.
The book has almost a detective feel to it, as it tells the story of a crime that was and is committed against the American people. The story feel is the best part. And learning the concepts doesn't feel too much like learning, but more like hearing a crime story unfold. So serious thanks to this author for a very important book. If it would've been written with a little more character development just to draw you in more it would've been even better in my opinion.
If you want to get an idea where this country is headed, you've got to listen to this. So many puzzle pieces about the political big hitters and policies just fall right into place.. This is not aimed at a particular political party.
I'm only half way through, and am planning a 2nd listen so I can understand more of the intricacies of the monetary world.
Please inform yourself in the name of humanity.
Revealing, Sickening, Empowering
I especially appreciated the authors perspective with regard to the political and economic forces leading up to the civil war, as well as sheding light on the powers and more base motives facing Lincoln as the war wore on. this book brings a great deal of insight to many of the events that have shaped our county. He brings to light how the many facets and influences of monetary control have worked against America since its inception. For the history buff's... I guarantee at least 2 to 3 Ah ha moments. This book really stitched together key historic events of the last two hundred years with each cause and effect. Demonstrating time and again the destructive and enslaving paterns used by powerful monetary forces to literally control the "Free" people of the world
The Narration was excellent. I often felt as though I was traveling by train through history, being enlightened as my traveling companion Mr. Griffin explained to my understanding, in some cases for the first time the passing historical landscape.
Despite the size of the book... I didn't want it to end.
Great book, Scary, but great. If you have children you must read this book. If live in the USA, you must read this book. If you care about any person on this earth, you must read this book.
I liked that this is the truth. The story line resonates in your guts, you know what is said is true.
The book grabbed me from the first page and I couldn't put it down.
I would recommend this book to a friend if only for its educational value surrounding the origins and functions of the Federal Reserve. The book does lose value with a sort of "global conspiracy" theme in which Fabian Socialists and a quasi New World Order involving the Council on Foreign Relations are plotting to socialize the world. It's a bit much at times, but does raise some good points for discussion.
Let me start of by saying this book should be required reading for every single American.
I listen to these audible books while i hike with my dog. On more than one occasion I caught myself making a disgusted face because of what i was hearing. Wipe that look off your face and keep listening.
I plan on buying a hard copy to re-read. There is so much information in this book it will require you to listen to it 5 or 6 more times.
I do not have time to read whole volumes anymore. As the owner of a manufacturing plant, I choose to listen to books in my car and at work instead.
Ruskin/Rhodes and the formation of a world wide secret society for the purpose of total financial control of the world's finances.
Smooth voice inflexion.
I would love to, but 24 hours is a long time to listen in one sitting. You need time to digest, and even go back to listen and take notes as necessary.
Everyone should read this and absorb the significance of what is being put forward as the basis for this country's "wealth" and how the world might progress toward a "one world currency", irrespective of religious beliefs or suspicions.
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