The power of the mind can be strong enough to will the body to do something even though it may not be perfectly fit for the circumstances, so what does that mean when it comes to the power of a collective consciousness?
With all the yammering about yield curves, negative rates and ....gasp....recession, we might just be able to make it happen simply by saying that it is so. A broken clock is right twice a day, and eventually there will be another recession, but so what? Just because you are saying one will happen does not make you a Nostradamus.
This article offers interesting perspective on this issue and I would invite you to read it.