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Sep 3, 2005

"Money is something we choose to trade our life energy for...Our allotment of time here on earth, the hours of precious life available to us. When we go to our jobs, we are trading our life energy for money. The truth, while simple, is profound." --Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin from Your Money or Your Life

Money

We've all probably thought, "If I just had more money, the world and our lives would be better." Bernard Lietaer, a business professor and former banker, recommends another way of looking at money, by immersing ourselves in the meaning of money. We can start by asking ourselves how much time we spend earning money or managing and spending the money we've earned. What is this thing that we expend an enormous amount of energy—and frustration-on?

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