"When you or I write a cheque there must be sufficient funds in our account to cover the cheque, but when the (US) Federal Reserve writes a cheque, there is no bank deposit upon which that cheque is drawn... When the Federal Reserve writes a cheque, it is creating money."
Crash Course Chapter 8: The Fed - Money Creation
"We are at the very point when the 'infinite growth' model of modern economics comes up against the 'finite resource' of planet earth..."
"Collapse" documentary (2009)