All posts in " Understanding Cycles "

Is their a Social Cycle in Attitudes?

By admin / March 23, 2018

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; I read your article of the whole issue of prostitution. The entire problem is that some western women assume that all prostitutes engage in the profession unwillingly. That is just so biased. What about the women who marry not for love but for money. They are not forced. When the Iron Curtain […]


When Timing is Everything – The Failed Graf Zeppelin Venture

By admin / March 22, 2018

Timing is everything. When an economy turns, big projects that looked like they were going to be winners suddenly lose big time. That was the case when a world tour had been planned for the world’s biggest airship, the Graf Zeppelin, in 1930 just months after the 1929 Crash. In May 1930, the Graf Zeppelin […]


The Mediterranean Sea Also Dried Up in the Past

By admin / March 20, 2018

QUESTION: Enjoyed your article on The Persian Gulf and climate change. In a related topic we did a field trip once to the South of Spain and saw whole cliff faces of gypsum at Sorbas near Almaria. This very thick layer of gypsum is evidence that the Mediterranean Sea had once totally dried up. One explanation is that […]


Defining a Cycle Inversion

By admin / March 19, 2018

QUESTION: Can you define cycle inversion and answer the below? 1. What are the specific requirements to confirm a cycle inversion? I have found three elements discussed in the writings, but I am somewhat unclear whether all must be present to confirm a cyclical inversion. i. The period following the turning point must close higher […]


Visualizing Cycles in Your Mind Helps to Comprehend How to Respond to Events

By admin / March 18, 2018

QUESTION: Is there a way to teach cycles that will enable others to see them more easily? ANSWER: Oh yes. Students who developed visual mental models of cyclical principles flourish, while students who tried to learn cycles by rote invariably struggled. The mental picture is critical. It is a roadmap to the future. Just visualize […]


What We Face Requires a Cyclical Perspective

By admin / March 16, 2018

    To survive what we face clearly requires an open mind to understand that everything in nature moves through a cyclical pattern. The majority of people see the world only in a linear fashion. Politicians proclaim they can change the world and create perpetual prosperity and/or punish those that cause recessions. Naturally, there are […]


Cycles in Time – Origin of the Theory & Why It Was Ignored in Western Culture

By admin / March 16, 2018

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Just about every culture outside of Christianity believed in the cyclical aspects of time and nature. Do you have any idea why Western Christian culture failed to incorporate cyclical theory? GN ANSWER: If you actually read the Bible, you will find the very similar cyclical references and numbers. It just seems that the […]


Perspective is Everything

By admin / February 25, 2018

We must always remember that one person’s perspective results in them looking at a decline as a buying opportunity and another looks at it as a time to sell. Perspective is everything and there will never be a 100% accord.


The Cycle of Disease – It’s Just our Time

By admin / January 18, 2018

COMMENT: Sir, It’s interesting, since your post on Madagascar and the pneumonic plague, I have Surveilled a site dealing with medical news once a week. What’s really interesting is the resurgence of older well-known entities such as cholera Zambia has been hard hit with over 2000 cases of cholera with close to 50 deaths. The university […]


2018 – Panic Cycle Year

By admin / January 15, 2018

QUESTION: Mr. Armsyrong; Thank you for an eye-opening conference. Can’t wait for this year. You said 2018 was a Panic Cycle Year and that it would be unlikely to create an outside reversal in the Dow, but we should expect wild times ahead. Is this panic cycle impacting many other markets as well? JV ANSWER: […]

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