Detlev Schlichter is an independent economic consultant who formerly worked at Merrill-Lynch and is now the author of Paper Money Collapse: The Folly of Elastic Money and the Coming Monetary Breakdown.
See his website: PaperMoneyCollapse.com.
Ludwig von Mises: "We are still far from understanding the ultimate and most profound secret of life, the principle of the origin of organisms. Who knows whether we shall ever discover it?" - Socialism