You know the thing is, people make all these crazy comments like paper money is an illusion, its worthless!
Yip, well, so is good and silver.
Its only worth something because we will it to be worth something.
OH BUT YOU CAN ACTUALY USE GOLD AND SILVER TO MAKE STUFF!
Sure, like super computers, satellites and ultra advanced electrickery doo dads that, well, you know arent exactly going to put dinner on the
Using either gold or silver as a form of currency is an illusion itself, admittedly a slightly more stable-ish[spanish empire lol] illusion, but an
illusion none the less.
Gold and Silver mean nothing unless you want it too, much like paper money.
I personaly do not understand what all the fuss is about, gold and silver wreaked havoc for the planet for thousands of years before paper money, why
are people so obsessed with it?
When the SHTF im going to buy lots of precious metals
Cause there valuable!
Are they really?
Build satellites do you?
What?, no....am gonna use it to BUY STUFF!!!
I see, well Im going to buy stuff with some pebbles I found on the beach
What??? You cant do that!
Because there worthless!!!!
And gold isnt?
Why is not worthless?
Because......I attach an illusionary value to it!!! AND ITS SHINY!!!!! LIKE DIAMONDS!!!!!!
edit on 1-3-2012 by Ixtab because: (no reason