The Page and Pixel

Adventures in Art and Essay

economics

#Essay #On Living

All Hail, Mammon!

Money really is strange, especially in the modern sense. We tend to think of it as concrete, yet it is anything but. It is really more a concept than an object. A five dollar bill is worth five dollars only because we believe it to be worth five dollars, not because it has some inherent value. It is simply a piece of paper.