Originally posted by fourthmeal
To everyone saying a loaf of bread will cost 250 million, etc.
I keep thinking about this concept. This is 5b in gold or silver not funny money. This is gold or silver that is already on market meaning inflation
"shouldn't" occur. Obviously this is just speculative! I think the point is to make money a thing of equal measure to all people.
What you fail to realise is the competition, and the reason why people work. If you get 5b will you go to work tomorrow? Most people wouldn't,
instead they would spend some of their money, eg. by buying a new car. Now, since everyone has enough money to buy any car on the market, the car yard
would have to set up an auction, and you would end up bidding against dozens, or even hundreds of others, all who have over 5b... You get the
Do you think that people working at the checkouts of your local supermarket will continue to go to work if they get 5b? Of-course not, there's no
point, they're only there to get money so they can get their education. Actually, with 5b why even study?
Internet would go to a stand still due to huge amounts of traffic, with people trying to access bank accounts, and stores etc. All roads would be full
of traffic, with everyone going on holidays, to the bank, etc. Homeless people wouldn't be able to claim anything, and would resort to looting, with
all homes and businesses vacated, and police on a holiday, they could steal anything they want. Normal people wouldn't care about the law either,
since they could pay all fines and bail for anything. Most would feel like they can get away with murder, since you could bribe people with a billion
It would be a world-wide catastrophe, and the end of our civilization. It would be fun while it lasts, but its never going to happen. I wish it would,
but it simply can't. There is 100% no way everyone will ever get any money at all. Not even $1, it would be too difficult to do, and completely