“Money is the real cause of poverty,” said Owen.
“Prove it,” repeated Crass.
“Money is the cause of poverty because it is the device by which those who are too lazy to work are enabled to rob the workers of the fruits of their labour.”
“Prove it,” said Crass.
Owen slowly folded up the piece of newspaper he had been reading and put it in his pocket.
“All right,” he replied. “I’ll show you how the Great Money Trick is worked.”
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[Credit: amphibia -> ‘The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist’ by Robert Tressel]
I wish everyone who talk ill of money must read this speech made by a character in Ayn Rand's Atlas shrugged and find out if money is a trickery.
I wasn't endorsing the substance of the post.