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EDUCATORS’ PERSPECTIVE cupidity, toward every kind of cruelty and inhumanity, by the example and model of our own example.” Today, the “individualistic, acquisitive estrangement” of our age continues to create problems for us. The conquistadors in their unbridled greed eventually destroyed themselves along with the native South American cultures they conquered. We would do well to heed the warnings of Montaigne and think carefully about what our own greed has the potential to destroy.  Brian Grinder is a professor at Eastern Washington University and a member of Financial History’s editorial board. Dr. Dan Cooper is the president of Active Learning Technologies. Sources Bakewell, Sarah. How to Live or, a Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer. New York: Other Press. 2011. Frampton, Saul. When I am Playing with my Cat, Dow do I Know She is Not Playing with Me?: Montaigne and Being in Touch with Life. London: Faber and Faber. 2011. Gabai, Rafael V. and Auke P. Jacobs. “Peruvian Wealth and Spanish Investments: The Pizarro Family during the Sixteenth Century.” The Hispanic American Historical Review 67, 657–695. 1987. Montaigne, Michel d. On Coaches, in Michael A. Screech, ed.: The Complete Essays London: Penguin Books. 1993. Thomas, Hugh. The Golden Empire: Spain, Charles V, and the Creation of America. New York: Random House. 2010. Thomas, Hugh. Conquest: Montezuma, Cortés, and the Fall of Old Mexico. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1993. Garcés, María A. “Coaches, Litters, and Chariots of War: Montaigne and Atahualpa.” Journal of Hispanic Philology 16, 155–183. 1992. INTERNATIONAL BOND & SHARE SOCIETY THE JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOND & SHARE SOCIETY SCRIPOPHILY ENCOURAGING COLLECTING SINCE 1978 MacQuarrie, Kim. The Last Days of the Incas. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2007. No.99 - DECEMBER 2015 PUTTING FINANCIAL HISTORY IN YOUR HANDS The International Bond and Share Society has supported collectors of vintage bonds and shares from all countries since 1978. Stockton & Ottoman ◆ Three issues a year of our full color 32 page journal Scripophily with news, in-depth articles, auction reports and more ◆ Membership Directory listing dealers, auction houses and fellow collectors ◆ Members-only part of the Society website, ◆ Several mail bid auctions each year ◆ Breakfast meetings at annual major collector events in New York City, Washington DC and Antwerp, Belgium British Railways, at home and abroad – pages 8 and 15 ➠ THE ROAD AHEAD ➠ TIME TO RENEW! ➠ LONDON BOURSE First US Scripophilist San Francisco collector named as the guilty party – page 12 For further information contact Oldest Siemens Worldwide Auction News – page 17 Friedrich’s gas innovations light up 1883 – page 9 Record show at Wall Street Interview with historian Alain Léger 12    FINANCIAL HISTORY  |  Winter 2016  | Max Hensley President US Chapter 116 Parklane Dr.