Our goods rot, decay, break, rust, so only if money has equally disagreeable, loss-involving properties can it effect exchange rapidly, securely and cheaply. For such money can never, on any account, be preferred by anyone to goods.
Saturday, 19 April 2008
Money: A New Beginning
Money: A New Beginning: "Interest is tied into how we see ourselves as separate, competing subjects seeking to gather more and more of the world within the boundaries of 'mine.' Today, however, the human identity is undergoing a profound metamorphosis. Part of this shift in our conception of self and world will be a new system of money consonant with the new human being."