Well, I chuckled, but as You know, silver alone will not be sufficient for what is coming. Heavier metals required.
I am sure Mr Steele was aware of that as well.
Being prepared and hoarding silver/gold...etc alone will make a hungry family.
As a cache of resources, his stance on the market was fine, but I am confident, he was not financial primarily. And that is wherein the rub lies.
From the corruption of women, proceeds the confusion of races - from the confusion of races, the loss of memory - from the loss of memory, all understanding - and from this - all evil.