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Corvida Raven

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If you woke up today and money ceased to exist, what is the first thing you would do? Why?

Money is a motivating factor in a lot of actions people take on a daily basis. What if money didn't exist? What would you do then?

Let's NOT get into the technicalities of how removing money from the world would change things. This Conversation is SPECIFICALLY about the FIRST thing you would do if money ceased to exist today and why you would do that particular thing.

Looking forward to hearing your thoughts.

Topics: life money

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    Jul 22 2011: I think I would drop everything and move to some place that I chose at random
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      Jul 22 2011: I'm tempted to follow in your steps :)
    • Jul 23 2011: How would you pay for the flights / petrol etc...? Money is a means to an end. It allows us to transfer a relative value to someone else. How would your new abode be acquired? Whatever the materialistic / intrinsic value, it would be really difficult to create a new measure-of-value on-the-fly to a broad range of people.

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