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How will the coronavirus pandemic affect the global economy? The virus is fast spreading across continents, causing major corporations to close their offices and airlines to go bust. Coronavirus has already been blamed for the record-breaking one day fall in the US economy. What's next?

Global economic collapse has been coming for some time Show more Show less

Blame the experts. From world-leading economists to the Bulgarian mystic Baba Vanga, many with the ability to predict financial events predicted a 2020 crash years ago.
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The crash was predicted by blind Bulgarian prophet Baba Vanga in the 1970s

Field experts from former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, have long said a global economic crash is on its way.
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The Argument

Baba Vanga was a blind mystic who proved her ability to foresee the future. In 1996, she predicted the outbreak of the coronavirus. [1]In the 1970s, she predicted the economic collapse that would come from a crisis. It is clear that the crisis caused by the coronavirus incited the looming economic crash. Vanga’s predictions align with the field experts from the UK, who have said a global economic crash would occur for a long period of time.[2] With the negative economic effects of the coronavirus and predictions from Vanga and field experts, a global economic collapse is inevitable. Even if Baba Vanga has not been right about every one of her predictions, this particular prediction has a good chance of coming true given the economic limbo that the world is in. With no vaccine to safely pull us from the grips of a recession, the economy will get worse before it gets better.

Counter arguments

Although people claim that Baba Vagna was a prophet, she did not say anything about the coming of the coronavirus. [3] Since she said nothing about the coronavirus, it seems skeptical at best to think that she said anything about a financial crisis. She also shared prophecies that did not come true, such as Barack Obama serving as the last president, and war decimating Europe. [4] The failure of her prophecies deems her as an unreliable mystic. Therefore, her claims about a financial crisis are null.

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Premises

[P1] Baba Vanga was a blind mystic capable of foreseeing the future. [P2] Baba Vanga foretold the global economic crash in the 1970s [P3] Therefore, the global economic crash has been coming for 50 years.

Rejecting the premises

References

  1. http://www.catchnews.com/world-news/blind-mystic-baba-vanga-warned-people-about-coronavirus-before-her-death-know-what-she-said-187224.html
  2. https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/weird-news/baba-vanga-coronavirus-recession-imf-21877185
  3. https://demagog.org.pl/analizy_i_raporty/nie-baba-wanga-nie-przewidziala-pandemii-koronawirusa/
  4. https://www.forbes.com/sites/ericmack/2016/12/31/7-dumb-predictions-for-2016-that-didnt-happen/#6e45737735e5

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