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What is Money?

“Money is not a “mere voucher for unspecified utilities”, which could be altered at will without any fundamental effect on the character of the price system as a struggle of man against man. “Money” is, rather, primarily a weapon in … Continue reading

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In Cryptography We Trust — Money as a Secularized Theodicy

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“What ‪Money‬ Wants: An ‪Economy‬ of Desire” is a groundbreaking book that will change the way you think about money

What in everyday life is an obvious truth, namely, that in some sense or another, people want money— is basically unthinkable in economic terms. Herein lies the starting point for the main argument of this book. If desire for money … Continue reading

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