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"There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to
one who is striking at the root." -
Henry David Thoreau
Reading Sequence, and
Can We Agree on these?
Advice on Intoxication
Unity Agreement Outline
Some Atheist Questions
What is a Prophet?
The Brothers Karamazov
Critique of A New Earth
Some Pertinent Parables
Euhemerism & Catastrophe
EU/Catastrophe & Philosophy
Thoughts on Meditation
Kahlil Gibran on Law
Model for Visions & Dreams
Importance of Catastrophism
Ancient Explosion Reports
How the World Will End
Unity Church Letter
Pensée Journal Issues
Money Material Definition
Currency is NOT the same as good money.
Aristotle provided these essential qualities for the best material to be
used for money.
Durable: Good money
material can't be perishable, fragile, vulnerable to bacteria
and insects, or have a shelf life, and should be all but
indestructible with normal usage..
Divisible: Good money
material needs to be fairly easy to convert into larger and
smaller uniform units or pieces without losing its value, in
order to be suitable for a wide range of transactions. Thus
materials or objects that would lose their value upon being
divided cannot be used.
Consistent: Good money
material is always easily recognized because the material in
each unit is identical and always looks and feels the same, so
that it’s easy to recognize., each piece identical to the next.
Other valuable, tangible things and objects generally, like
furniture, artwork of real estate have differences that are
subject to variable evaluation.
Convenient: Good money
material concentrates a lot of value into a small package, which
would be highly portable. The material amounts generally have to
be carried around in a purse or pocket of an individual, or in
the case of sizable worth, transported be a common carrier, such
a s a horse, wagon, cart or car. Also, the material cannot be
dangerously toxic or radioactive, which would preclude convenient
Good money material is something that is widely or universally
desired, or is universally useable. This is critical to money
functioning as a means of exchange; even if any one individual
can't use it, someone somewhere within reason wants it or can
Down through time it is primarily the
metals of gold, silver, and copper that have met these fundamental
criteria. Now, other metals such as nickel, platinum, and palladium
could serve as well.