Luangta Maha Bua Passes Away (the Gold Standard Monk of Thailand)Submitted by Marc S on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 18:57
This story is a little over a year old but illustrates how the large Buddhist community supports a gold standard over fiat models. They play a big part culturally in Thailand, including their persuasion over the banks.
In a nut shell, Luangta Bua collected over 12 tons of gold for his countries reserve to save Thailand's economy from collapse. He died at the age of 97.
Photo of Luangta:
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