Jack Vogel - 40 years ago 92% of stocks owned by investors, 8% by others. Individuals now down to 30%, mutual funds, pension funds, and other institutions own the rest. We have an agency problem. Individuals are now served by agents that server their own interests which drives short term speculation.
Disturbing: Your brain remains active for about eight seconds after a guillotine cuts off your head. There are accounts of disembodied heads trying to scream, but not being able to since they don't have lungs to push air through their vocal chords.