Money.

Extract from The Milk Is White:

What is Money?
What really is money? In one form it is merely something dug from the ground, a piece of paper or a number, or series of numbers in a register. In the other form (sic) it is merely an idea – a figment of the mind – no more. This idea gives it a value that creates self-aggrandisement manifesting as pride, power, profligacy, greed, and other states of mind that underpin structured societies and perpetuate inequality.
Money has no intrinsic value.

With reference to the above extract a reader said in effect that, as she perceived it, money did have a value because it could be used for all sorts of things and enabled people to help others etc.

The messenger.

This is true but it is only a tool devised by us for use in Earthly life.
To illustrate that money has no intrinsic value let us look at an example: If one wanted to buy food to feed the hungry one would need money but, if money did not exist, if we had no knowledge of money, there would be no money yet the food would still be there to be used to feed the hungry.
On the other hand, if there was no food the money would be valueless.

About Ian Gardner

Ian Gardner was born on the 20th February 1934 in Sri Lanka, then Ceylon, and christened Basil Ian Gunewardene. He was born two months prematurely and nearly died five times in his first two months. He moved to Australia in September 1969 where he changed his surname to Gardner. From childhood, he had an enquiring mind and an innate interest in the supernatural. Since 1986, nineteen years of regular periods of meditation, "searching within", reading and revelations have culminated in this free book which has been nine years in the making. Further writings followed and all his writings are available to all on the Internet free of charge. There is more information in the preface of the book.
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3 Responses to Money.

  1. Gratis geld says:

    Money is somehow really stupid: a piece of paper or metal that has more value than the paper/metal actually costs. But people made an agreement that it has value so we don’t have to trade goods. Somehow, money is also a clever invention.

  2. Ian Gardner says:

    Sorry, my friend, but I will not approve your comment/participation unless you return without your link to your web site.
    If your claim of interest in what I write is true I wish you every success.
    Ian.

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