Money is Fiction!

Episode 423 of This American Life, The Invention of Money. Remember this next time a politician claims your country doesn’t “have enough money” to pay for something.

10 Comments on "Money is Fiction!"

  1. Mr Willow | Sep 25, 2011 at 3:57 am |

    I don’t really think this is news to anyöne around here.

  2. Mr Willow | Sep 25, 2011 at 3:57 am |

    I don’t really think this is news to anyöne around here.

  3. Mr Willow | Sep 25, 2011 at 3:57 am |

    I don’t really think this is news to anyöne around here.

  4. Mr Willow | Sep 24, 2011 at 11:57 pm |

    I don’t really think this is news to anyöne around here.

  5. Not to me anyway.

  6. Money is a symbolic representation of actual worth, and no, we in fact do not create anything of worth (except maybe some shitty food), so therefore yes, we are broke.

  7. Money is a symbolic representation of actual worth, and no, we in fact do not create anything of worth (except maybe some shitty food), so therefore yes, we are broke.

  8. Money = Debt | Sep 26, 2011 at 1:04 pm |

    Well duh!

  9. Money = Debt | Sep 26, 2011 at 9:04 am |

    Well duh!

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