Re: What does it REALLY mean to earn money?
Upsides and downsides to money. Upside: It allows for grand scale investment that wouldn't be possible without it (or slavery) Downside: It leads to greater concentrations of wealth in fewer hands.
The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle