Guess what? It turns out that hope is a plan, after all! Six middle-aged Englishwomen have decided that they can get the country to "overcome whatever obstacles and difficulties we may face as a country, an economy and as individuals":
For exactly two minutes on March 6th at 11.00am our consortium of psychics and healers will act as a channel for the positive thoughts of the entire country.
It’s bound to work: just look at the thought that has gone into this.
The time, 11.00am is a master number, or a powerful 2 (1 + 1) which is the duality of the inner and outer self, encouraging us to look within to find solutions.
And it’s scientific, too!
It is a proven scientific fact that thinking about something often causes it to happen. Some call this quantum physics.
Who knows — maybe lots of positive thinking really can turn around those animal spirits. It’s probably more likely than GM saying "thanks very much for the bailout money, we shan’t ever need any more".