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You cannot eat money, or make clothes, or build a house out of it.

In this day and age when it is politically correct to be out of work and complain on being hard up I propose to reflect whether this widely proclaimed poverty is real or faked. If it is MONEY that you are after, then I have no remedy. You will be poor (in the sense that you have not enough) forever. If however you are able bodied and need food, shelter and security for yourself and your loved ones, and live in a town or a city and no-one wants to employ you and pay you for your work enough to cover your basic needs, then move to the country, grab the fork and shovel and produce your own kitchen veggies, keep a pork or two and some chickens. Chances are someone will help you build a decent house in exchange for the food which you have in excess. I agree individual small scale farming and husbandry is not efficient, but who wants the efficient when clearly efficiency does not prevent hunger and what is more is directly the cause of so much unemployment. Believe me, you will be happy as a lark provided it is not money that is your object in life!

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  • Jan 22 2013: Money is just a tool that can help us get what we want..However, without our mind ,spirit and body, money would not do us any good .It is possible to get what we truly want without spending any money.We just need to use our mind, our self-confidence and our energy wisely and patiently.For example ,if I truly want to learn a new language, there are tons of free resources here on the internet.
    What we are actually looking for in life is never money but pleasure and "anti-pain".If we really really loved money ,we would never spend it.

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