The land of no money

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posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 06:52 AM
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Would be possible to live a "modern" life without money?

Woudl it possible to have an entire modern city surviving and competing with other big cities without using any form of money?

Everything was paid using goods, land, property, services etc...

Would it possible?

The initial problem would be interacting with the rest of the world who only sells using money.




posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 07:08 AM
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not only is it possible, but it would be preferred by this individual.

think about what money is .....
it's the "middle man" of EVERY DEAL BROKERED .....

kind of like drug dealers never letting you meet the source ..... always a middle man



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 07:18 AM
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It would be very convenient for the governments, they could just take whatever they wanted, whenever they wanted. I think it needs to stay a little harder for them to get.



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 07:33 AM
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A land without money would erupt into chaos IMO



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 07:35 AM
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reply to post by jimmiec
 


apparently you you should re-read your Adam Smith again .....

and then maybe compare that re-reading with the past 150 years of world economics ......



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 07:41 AM
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Originally posted by Banquo
A land without money would erupt into chaos IMO


define "chaos"

as in fractal mathematics and algorithms
as in the modern abstractions / dada-ism of the art world
as in a super nova explosion
as in the modern orchestra movements of the '70s e.g. Zappa or Sun- Ra
as in the constant and consistent misuse of language both in definition and context e.g Apocalypse means "the lifting of a veil during times of extreme deceit and distrust" ..... usually confused, misapplied, defined as a cataclysm or catastrophe

define chaos





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