In 2008, Jim Rogers suggested to just let the entire housing market collapse 80%, to expedite the recovery in only two years. Instead, the people from above caused the opposite to happen, which is why we are still floundering around today with uncertainty.
Being the guru that he was in 2008, he sold everything he owned in America and then moved his entire family to Malaysia to start a new life. Looking back now, you can't say is was a bad idea. True story.