Enough About You – Sunflower

Money seems to have a big role in our society; we can’t do much or get far if we don’t have any. Money is valuable in different ways, even when we don’t see it physically. In today’s society we all must have faith in the government and in the banking system that our money is being handled in the proper manner; if not, then we would have to hide all of our money under our mattresses or around our homes. I have no clue what happens in the banks, or how they take care of our money. I always thought money was simple; we either have some or we don’t—that’s it. However, being introduced to this assignment, the Yap Fei, US gold, French francs, Brazilian cruzeros, and debit accounts now seem similar. We don’t actually see our money being transferred. When we get paid, we aren’t handed cash, we don’t receive a physical check, the money’s all directly transferred to our bank accounts, and we just have to trust that we got more money.

  1. Taxpayers wonder whether the amount spent on students makes a difference. If we really think about it, yes it does. Ask any parent whose child goes to an expensive school.
  2. There are different types of injuries that happen in each sport.  Would we object if we knew that a surgery performed before any injury occurs could make an athlete stronger?
  3. Imagine our bodies being consumed by a drug. we would do anything to get this drug and we don’t worry about the consequences that come with it.
  4. By inviting Syrians in, we are causing more problems than we are solving.
  5. Does the idea of not actually having our money on-hand sound trivial?
  6. That little green piece of paper in our pockets holds no actual value other than the cost it took to produce it, and yet we will work our whole lives just to acquire more of those little green pieces of paper just so we can take them and stick them in a bank.
  7. So just remember the next time we read a bank statement or look at dollar bill that we are holding an made up value that someone decided to make up. Without it, we might still be having to trade with goods like livestock and produce.
  8. I now understand that a dollar is only worth what we can receive in exchange for it.
  9. Being able to walk around with money without holding the money in our hands brings me back around to the idea of the stone because, just like stone currency, we don’t need to be in physical possession of these Bitcoins to own them.
  10. We hear people talk about the American Dream, which requires that we have enough of these pieces of paper to be financially stable. If we think about it deeply, we will realize, that we receive these pieces of paper called money and base our whole lives on them.
  11. Money is an adroit concept, and its pursuit lasts a lifetime. Our goal from the moment we start school is to join the game of making enough of these pieces of paper to make our lives more fun and acceptable.
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1 Response to Enough About You – Sunflower

  1. davidbdale says:

    Good enough for sure.
    Disappointed, though, that you didn’t experiment a bit with other ways to eliminate the yous.


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