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Wealth: The Toxic Byproduct | Melting Asphalt
If you feel guilty for making money, your moral compass is pointing in exactly the wrong direction — 180-degrees from what is right.

Earnings are a measure of the good done for other people, not evils done against them.

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The point is, money spent on consumption is toxic — value-destroying. This is true even in our daily lives, without the literal magic window. Every time we spend money on a yacht or an iPhone or a nice jacket or even food, we're taking something of value from society and using it for our own purposes.

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Earning money (via production) is good for others. Spending it (via consumption) is bad.
worth  wealth  kevin  simler  kevinsimler  toxic  byproduct  money  token  value  intrinsic  games  guilty  0 
january 2019 by bekishore

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