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Money and Currency: Know the Difference

Author’s Note: For a brief time this year, I started blogging on a different website. It was a thought experiment, and I’m happy to say I’ve made some progress with it. Although the home of my literary career is up in the wind at the moment, I was able to reconnect some mental circuits and produce the type of piece I haven’t written in a while: a monetary exposition! While I do not have plans at the moment for The Rad Box, I will lift some of my work from there and place it at the foot of my once and perhaps future home: Radocracy.

What is money? Most of us know it as little pieces of green paper that we all work for, buy things with, and save for the future in. Sadly, most of us end our thoughts about money at that, and would rather focus on simply wishing we had more of it. Very little attention is paid to where it comes from, what the meaning behind it is, and why it has such an impact on our lives. There are those who damn it, those who love it, those who live for it, those who die by it, and those who see it as the ultimate tool to help them get to where they want to be. Let’s take a dive into the wild world of “money”, and see if we can learn a thing or two. Read the rest of this entry

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