glamour as a substitute for beauty that moves in a direction away from wisdom. It is a contrived, synthetic kind of beauty that does not go beneath the surface. It does not flow out from a center. Glamour is more glitter than light, more glitz than depth, more glisten than glory.
Spengler's Economic Prediction for China
China won't collapse, but government efforts to stop overheating by raising reserve requirements make clear that the world's second-largest economy can't be the locomotive for world growth.
Check out his other economic predictions here. Beware, they aren't good.