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Originally posted by Dazzler22
ok........ unfortunatly money cannot be removed from the world or would you be willing to work in exchange for food insead of money? but then how would you get other things? everyone would have to agree which just dosent happen.
Originally posted by DINSTAAR
I have a problem with mis-managed money and greed, but money itself is merely an abstraction. It is neutral, much like a stone on the ground. If one took the stone to throw at someones head and kill them, it would be an act of evil, but if one would take that stone and built an orphanage with it, it would be an act of good.
How could something with no conscience, or motive be evil?
Money is a tool used by an economy to streamline the exchange rate for goods and services, but on the downside it can be used to influence and/or coerce people.
to say that money is evil has the same logic as saying fire is evil because fire is used to burn people.
Originally posted by Sentinel 1
It makes people do evil things....
Originally posted by ieatfungus5
Money IS the root of all evil, not just the love for it. For money to exist, that money would need to be backed in gold...
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[edit on 22/11/2007 by Mirthful Me]