The Big Short By Michael Lewis

1733 Words Aug 8th, 2016 7 Pages
When you think of societal importance, we tend to think of how something will affect the social order of society. After reading all three of the books, it was challenging to choose just one of them to write about. Each one played its own part of significance from women’s rights, to economic tragedy, and exploring the universe. Considering all three of these books were well crafted, THE BIG SHORT by Michael Lewis reflects a template of our community. By showing what can happen if we continue to let the financial system run wild, then showing how it will impact us as an economy like it did in 2008. Two main factors that can be taken away from the reading are: Economy and the way of living.
The overall resources that contribute to our successful growth help our economy positively. In the 2008 crisis fortunes were lost due to big banks greediness sending our economy into recession. “’In 2008 it was the entire financial system that was at risk. We were still short. But you don’t want the system to crash. Its sort of like the floods are about to happen and you’re Noah. You’re on the ark. Yea, you’re ok. But you are not happy looking out at the flood. That’s not a happy moment for Noah’” (Lewis 227). Our economy is everything around us, what we live in, see, breathe, feel, explore, and enjoy. Once that goes away or starts to diminish, that’s when we need to review our financial strategies to create a positive change. So events like the loss of jobs, homes, and communities that were…
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