The Seventh Seal is a film about the silence of God. It’s set in medieval Europe, during the Plague and the Crusades. The Seventh Seal is about medieval European society’s response to the apocalyptic destruction wrought by the plague.
As investors, we too wrestle with God’s silence. It’s not war or plague that shakes our faith but changes in the structure and behavior of financial markets. How do we respond?
Inquisitors burn witches.
Charlatan theologians prey on the weak and the naive.
Flagellants put on bizarre religious displays.