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Money has been going around for at least 3000 years and it hasbeen a cause of human disputes over greed and power By having adefinite number to items and labor we are able to share a similarperspective on the value of effort and material goods but we alsobecome enslaved by the desire to have more This greed gives us theincentive to strive forward but what we dont realize is that by doingthis we sometimes hold back the progression of humanity in order to makeourselves progress financially This is how corruption forms and whichcauses many of the world problems that we host today such as hunger andhomelessness Because the monetary system tends to make us hold back theapplication of methods that we know would best serve the interests ofpeople and the environment Because of this the monetary system that weuse today is the cause of corruption poverty and endangers the lifequality of the earth along with its inhabitants and it should beeradicated Our monetary system today has evolved from a system of barteringwhich is a direct form of trading goods and services There wereconflicts with this trading system since not everyone help the samevalue for similar goods If a person needed an ax but only had berriesto offer then that person wouldve had to find someone else that had aneed of berries and an ax to give up Some people might think that an axis far more useful than berries and harder to process and those peoplewouldve been impossible to trade with because they wouldnt share yoursame values of possession Around 1100 BC the Chinese decided toexchange weapons by small replicas of the same weapons cast in bronzebut it became uncomfortable to get stabbed by miniature spears or arrowswhen they reached into their pockets so they decided to adapt to a lessprickly shape a circle Thats when the first coins started to be usedbut they werent
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