A dictator of status.
A criterion for
An invitation to
A pretension gone
A license for
An impediment to
The glue of
calculated and uninspiring.
A goal that can lead
you away from yourself.
An exchange of the
little we do for all that we don't.
- Perhaps in
‘elevating’ those with money we are creating myths.
- Perhaps our worth
is always incidental until we are helping others.
- Perhaps in
possessing dollars you are displaying optimism for the
- Perhaps money can
corrupt; perhaps more money can corrupt even more.
- Perhaps when you
value things by their monetary worth you are missing their
- Perhaps if we
eliminate paper money and practice bartering most crime
would be avoided.
- Perhaps in a
society obsessed with purchasing and possessing there is a
constant struggle between expediency and adherence to
- Perhaps many miss
out on life's countless delights when believing they have to
be bought; perhaps ‘experiencing’ that nourishes the soul is
possessing paper and coin deludes us into believing we have
a right to owning much in the world that isn't ours; perhaps
this gives rise to covetousness.
- Perhaps the
marketplace where we exchange money for goods and services
encourages people to share their needs and desires; perhaps
this participation is a commercial communion.
ESSAY ON MONEY by EDWIN
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