“A friend of mine is actually the largest owner of agricultural land in Uruguay,” said the hedge fund manager. “He’s a year older than I am. [My fund] is somewhere [around] the 15th-largest farmers in America right now.”…When asked if this is an end-of-the-world situation, the hedge fund manager replied: “It really is. I tell my fiancée this from time to time, and I’ve stopped telling her this, because it’s not the most pleasant thought.” He pauses for a moment. “We just can’t keep living the way we’re living. It’ll end within our lifetime. We’re just going to run out of certain things. We’ll just have to learn how to adjust.” [NYO]

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  1. Posted by Golden Boy | May 18, 2011 at 5:38 PM

    Bruce Berkowitz has some swamp land and marsh pits he would like to show you.

  2. Posted by Golden Boy | May 18, 2011 at 5:38 PM

    Bruce Berkowitz has some swamp land and marsh pits he would like to show you.

  3. Posted by Anonymous | May 18, 2011 at 6:39 PM

    Not sure buying land in a remote South American republic with a dubious tradition of political stability and legal rights is the greatest doomsday-survival scenario, unless your last name is Himmler or something.

  4. Posted by Emmett Fitz-Hume | May 18, 2011 at 7:10 PM

    “Are there any Uruguayans here?  No?” 

  5. Posted by Jojo | May 18, 2011 at 7:34 PM

    What fund is this guy with, please tell me I don’t have any money with his dumbass. Hedging with rising food prices, well that could be a good strategy. Talking about the end of the world? Is this guy an idiot?

  6. Posted by InfiniteGuest | May 18, 2011 at 7:51 PM

    And it’ll be the end of the world before he puts a wedding ring on that girl’s finger.

  7. Posted by farmhawk | May 18, 2011 at 9:23 PM

     “make this kid shit his pants, jim. stephen king this motherfucker.”

  8. Posted by should_be_short | May 19, 2011 at 1:10 AM

    Chilean here…close enough, bad hedge, good luck selling that higher in a crisis…

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    How about putting a finger on that girl’s ring. 

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