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    Justus, gjohnsit

    i read somewhere of an analogy about money and how it is a human construct. It was imagining carpenters waking up one morning and finding that inches and feet were gone (ignoring metric for simplicity). So if you wanted a new wooden floor in your living room your contractor would say he couldn't do it because all the inches and feet were gone and they had run out of any more.

    This sounds absurd but it makes me think of how absurd our money system is. I'm not an intellectual so I won't argue whether any of this makes any sense, but it sure viscerally feels like it makes a lot of sense.

    music- the universal language

    by daveygodigaditch on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 08:32:01 PM PST

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