Re: coincidence tarpit
Check the above link to the Club of Rome for think-tank ruminations over global currency issues. Gradualism is usually the paradigm of change with so many layers of political and ethnic differences, though. Thus, my proposition of a global "International Trade Monetary Unit", yadda, yadda, blah, blah, blah.
\"Oops\" = A. Hitler upon hearing that the allied troops landed at Normandy instead of Pas-De-Calais as expected.