"This currency, as we manage it, is a wonderful machine. It performs its office when we issue it; it pays and clothes troops, and provides victuals and ammunition; and when we are obliged to issue a quantity excessive, it pays itself off by depreciation."
Benjamin Franklin, 1779.
*Please research this a bit before drawing any conclusion*
However with that said, I do believe that many of us will see a pole shift in our lifetime. Unfortunately it appears that this type of natural event has happened in the past & will happen again.