“You don’t appreciate a lot of things until you come very, very close to losing them”

“You don’t appreciate a lot of things until you come very, very close to losing them”

That title quote is from the novel The Last Days of America by Paul E Erdman. The book is a frightening tale of how an economic crisis could lead to major political upheavals and shifts in the global balance of powers, and bring civilization as we know it to the brink of extinction by nuclear holocaust.