What Is The Power of Money

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The Power of Money Is Vital To Happiness!

This is an opportunity to dispel a misconception with regards to the "unrealistic" power of money. To some, money is the root of all evil and at this present point in time, recent actions could prove them correct.

However, that by itself deals with people on the basis, that greed is their motivation and not something else. It is the average person, who has to try and deal with the dilemma of figuring out who is honest and who is not.

On any given day, you could be lucky if you could find two people to agree on, almost anything. Again, the average person is broke or barely getting by.

I am not insinuating that you are in any particular hardship or failing to provide, but with today's statistics - you are not likely to be doing too well.

Understanding Money.....? It's Just a Tool!

Since you are reading and the fact that my writing is only available online, speaks volumes. It means that you can afford to be online, unlike many millions who are not online. The statistics I reference are about the "World's" community of global wealth. Yes, believe it or not, it might be a handful, but consider this - Population Worldwide is 6.6 Billion and 20% control 95% of the total of all wealth.

How insane is that? Talk about holding people back and keeping the wealth themselves. These same people, influence laws and religions, and have egos which makes them think they are superior to others. This is their flaw, but doesn't prevent them from reaping the benefits of those who do not know any better. The top 20% of the population, provides every necessary product or good and/or service available, in some form or another. Somehow, someway, they are connected, earning.

The myth or misconception about the power of money is all about understanding that money is simply a tool for people to use. It should not be seen as the end all, be all of life - never at no time. If seen as that, it could trigger people to do things that they would not normally do. In some cases, people end up living a life of crime, because they do not know any other way and they know a job isn't going to get it done. That is the reality they live in, because of their view.

Power of Money?

There are some people who believe money cannot buy everything. The one thing they compare it to is love, which is a human emotion.

Their argument immediately fails upon closer inspection. In present day society and throughout every other person on the planet, money is a requirement for life, respectful life. A life that has some assortment of dignity.

Some would say that is an illusion of those who chase money. Unfortunately, yet again, I must say that is a misconception and morally wrong for those people to utter those words. Why? Simply because they themselves do not know the power of money, in and of, itself.

Some say that money leads to power, and power corrupts absolutely. Thus, absolute power is absolutely corrupt. This could be a case of a lack of knowledge, but I would rather not go there. It opens more of a can of worms, which does not need to be addressed right now.

The power of money is one of the causes for happiness, respect, dignity, esteem, confidence and eventually love. The simple fact that there are too many people who refuse to respect the power of money, is why many are so screwed up now.

Example of Power of Money!

A prime example of what I mean can be found in the forums here at HubPages.com and I am sure you will look for it later, however, I am talking about the people who claim that money thrown at the Oil Spill, for which, recently occurred and it will not do anything.

I watched as people complained about the Wildlife, and the destructive force of what the Oil is going to do to the coastal community, and it's businesses that rely on fishing the waters.

This singular complaint has two parts (a)wildlife and (b) businesses. Let's address "wildlife" - the Earth automatically replenishes all different forms of life, from birds to fishes, to cats and dogs. There are simply some "wildlife" or life-forms on Earth that really have little impact on our life, for which, the Earth replenishes itself anyway.

Is it alright what happened? No, absolutely not. Especially, when it probably could have been avoided to begin with. But, that does not mean that money cannot fix the problem.

The problem people really have is that the money that is thrown at the problem is not going to do any good, it is just a BIG Conglomerate doing nothing or avoiding responsibility. It is fine and not really an argument with that, but the fact is that the money that is thrown at the problem, most likely is just going to shuffled around on the books and made to appear, as if something was actually accomplished to repair or fix the problem.

The truth of the matter is that much of the money awarded, will only go those who would are willing to play ball as the government and Big Conglomerate want things done. There will not be an independent source, free of corruption influences, which handles the problem.

Dispel misconceptions of money!

The school of thought is that the actions of business(big) and government, will do nothing. The Big company received a slap on the hand and told not to do it again. Who is fooling who here? Are they seriously trying to sell that to the people of the world? Who is actually overseeing the clean up operations and are "they" unbiased?

In America, it has already been proven and anyone can do the research, that the non-profit and other charitable organizations, are really not out to help the citizens they claim to help. Want proof? Easy- in America there are 40 million homeless and ONLY 700,000 beds nationwide. If the non-profit and charitable organizations were actually doing their job, as well, as the regulators of the Federal Government, then we would see more help for those who need it.

On top of that, presently there has been an up-tick in crime, due to the fact, that some homeless people are now committing crimes, so they can go to prison. Beware- Prisons in America are already overcrowded, proof is in California, where 30,000 inmates were released, due to overcrowding.

Lack of respect of money is a problem

The underlying problem is a lack of knowledge and respect of money. It does not come down to greed.

The fact that we all choose how we live our life and those who want money, and go after it, does not prove greed. It actually proves that they know something you do not.

There happens to be other aspects, many people refuse to accept. Humanity is not civilized enough to live without money. Therefore, at this time in our development stage, we continue to dress money up and think things that some could only imagine or not.

Any money thrown at any problem can fix the problem, so long as it is properly used for what it is supposed to be used for in the first place. As I stated above, the non-profit and/or charitable organization in America, IF they did follow the rules/regulations/guidelines, as they are suppose to, then much of the many problem would not exist.

Again, when you research them, you will find that very few operate within the guidelines that they are suppose to follow. Just one survey done, is responsible for showing how the top 200 non-profit and/or charitable organizations are screwing the public/citizenry, because they are nowhere near their regulatory guideline. (example- Make a Wish Foundation was the highest rated company on a 2000 survey at 1% versus the required 5% minimum.)

So, I guess I can end this hub, with some simple words- Money is the solution for any problem, including love, but it is the people who must learn how to understand the power of money and that the importance of respecting it also.

Last note, if you say that money cannot buy love? Then you would be looking at it from a skewed perspective.

I only say that, because there isn't any person on the planet who would take in a homeless person because they fell in love with them. They would be lucky if they ever met the person in first place.

Money is a requirement for all things we know. You and every other person needs to understand it, live by it and even breathe it.

You will not get love, because you have money, but you will receive love, because you are earning a living that is respectable, which gives other people the idea you are in control of your life and do not need to depend on them.

Thank you for your time.

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BkCreative 6 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

We need these reminders every now and this. This serves as a pep talk for me - and kind of calms me down.

Yet, the dire financial straits that we are in - and refused to see coming - this total dependency on only one medium of exchange (whereas people always had some skill or land or something to barter) - is forcing a lot of us to open our eyes, finally and become more enterprising, more creative and more independent - and for many, this is happening for the first time in their lives.

I'm enjoying the hustling spirit I am finding in so many people.

Thanks for some food for thought!


kimberlyslyrics 6 years ago

Great Hub Cagsil with some very valid points.

It is one of the hardest things for me to even think about. I grew up in the projects very poor and ended up in a career that paid me enough money to support a family of 6, nicely.

I married a multi millionaire and watched what money does buy. My observation is that money ultimately bought influence.

They say everything/everyone has a price. Funny any one of those types of people will change their price to guarantee any money at all. Influence.

In the end money influenced the destruction of everything I was, had , known and loved. Influencing the law, or legal system, doctors, shrinks, even my own family members.

Money is not the root of all evil, yes, it may change people, and it's nice to have luxuries. But for me money is the influence that feeds the root of all evil if it's already there.

I'm sure that made no sense.

Thanks Cagsil, your so well knowledge in so many areas. I am always learning something from you.

Thank you

PS Do you happen to have five bucks?


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you Bk Creative. I am very glad you have something that you can think about and see as it is happening. I agree, more people are beginning to realize that it is their ability that needs to arise to the occasion. There view and knowledge needs to improve, so they can change their life the way that they want to. Very much appreciate your visiting and commenting. Thank you again. :)


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Kimberly, I can understand the real nature of money and your plight/experience with it, but still money is very much under appreciated and respected, which is what causes, the detrimental actions of greed or evil. Those who do not want to benefit others, but keep it all to themselves, are selfish and damaging those around them. I am very happy you took something away from the hub. It is great to see. Thank you so much for visiting and commenting.

P.S. Actually, no I do not, but if I did, I'd be glad to give it to you. :)


Home Girl 6 years ago

I guess, you are not happily married to a millionaire anymore, Kimberly? That proves MY point:

Money can never buy love. Never! Don't even try!

It's just so easy to be bad when you have money! You can afford that. And not every problem can be fixed by money, Cagsil. You know that, I am sure. Though it's so comfortable to solve problems when you have money!


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Home Girl, again, as I stated and I stand by it. Money, and it's power, can be used to solve any problem and if you cannot see that, then it is your view that is skewed or did you skip that part? Either way, how often do you see people remain a family, because one of the members disrespects or does not understand the power of money??? Again, money can solve everything and even attribute to someone finding love.

A person, as I said- isn't going to love a homeless person. They want someone who has control of their life, so they do not need to worry about providing for them, as well, as the family itself. Yes, it is comfortable to solve problems when you have money, but those who do not understand, do not have money. It's as plain as the day is long. Those who disrespect or do not know the power of money, usually end up doing something to lose it. But, I do appreciate your opinion and glad to see you again commenting on my hubs. :) Thank you so much. :)


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JerseyGirl 6 years ago from Jersey Shore

I absolutely loved this. I read it twice; and will read it again to keep my thoughts in prespective. Thanks very much for publishing. It was great.


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you JerseyGirl. I am very happy you loved it. You're welcome. I appreciate you reading my hub, leaving a comment and your compliment. I am also glad to see you are also now following me. I thank you for that too. :) It is a pleasure to meet you.


pburger 6 years ago

You offer some useful insights Cagsil and I must agree that money is not the root of all evil - because money is the means to all ends - including love. I agree that love requires respect, and who can respect another person who does not earn a respectable living? If 'evil' exists, and I don't think it does, then we must look to the ends not to the means...


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wavegirl22 6 years ago from New York, NY

from the words of my grandmother. . money is honey . nothing more nothing less. . .she also did tell me it was just as easy to fall in love with a rich man as it was a poor one .. ha . . whatever it is worth . .i enjoyed this read . .so many important points. specially about the homeless. . thanks for sharing Cags!


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you very much Wavegirl. I'll agree on money is honey. And, I am not doubting that one could fall in love with a homeless, but the likelihood that someone of wealth would even be in the area of someone who is homeless. I am glad you enjoyed it. Nice to see you.. :)


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valeriebelew 6 years ago from Metro Atlanta, GA, USA

I would have to ask pburger what he considers a respectable living, since many in our country right now are underemployed. I have to disagree that money should be the measure we use to determine whether a person is worthy of love, and further feel that anyone who loves someone based on there income is actually only loving the money, not the person involved. Cagsil, you made a very good point, in saying that money is necessary for survival, as in our present system, it is impossible to live normally without it. Money does not solve all problems; however, as many of my family members have considerable wealth, and still have problems, pain, and hardship. What can money do about terminal cancer, pray tell? Perhaps it can assist with research, but that matters little to someone who has only two weeks left to live. Money certainly can't buy trust, and instead causes those who have money to mistrust the motives of others, and for good reason. Money does have power, and it does need to be respected, but to hold that anyone who holds a different opinion from your own is automatically skewed in their thinking is small minded. who died and appointed you all knowing. While I agree with much of what you wrote, THAT (and this time I AM screaming) is the sign of an overworking ego. Money is important, but it can't solve all problems, only some. Wealthy people die, commit suicide, get hooked on drugs, and my very own niece, whose parents have millions, did fall in love with, and marry a homeless guy while she was on the road, attending rainbow gatherings. Would I recommend that? NO. But obviously the money she grew up with did not solve all of her problems. Only poor people believe it can. Those who grow up with it, and have it, know better. Good thoughtful hub. (: v


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Okay Valerie, let me put this way, if you happen to know anyone who is or has considerable wealth, and THEY do not know how to handle(know it's power) it or respect it, are simple fools. They know not what they do! That is greed.

As for everything else, about what money can buy? Again, you break it down to emotions? Trust? Money can buy trust, you continue to pay someone for a service offered, they are going to trust you are their client. You can manipulate it however you want, but the end result comes down to my main point- people respecting and understanding the power of money. If more people put their money to better use, then half the world problems would not exist in the first place.

But, thank you for your time and I appreciate your opinion. And your words, as you've experienced life. It shows me, I am getting people to think. Thank you again. :)


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CMHypno 6 years ago from Other Side of the Sun

Interesting Hub, Cagsil. One of the conundrums that charities face is that if they solve the problem that they were set up to solve eg homelessness, they would effectively be putting themselves out of a job, which no human wants to do. i think that we all have to get real about money being power in our society. If you have money you have some power - the important thing then is what do you do with that power?


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey CMHypno, I would have to disagree. If a business actually fix a problem, such as homelessness, there would be a huge upside swing you are not seeing and the business may find themselves, not so much out of a job, but need to find a direction to go in, besides ending itself. And, I think you took what I said the wrong way. I am not equating in what you might think ...(i.e., money being power). When people receive huge amounts of money or create wealth, it does give power to a person(the versatility) to do whatever they want(pretty much within reason). Thank you for stopping by my hub. It is a pleasure to see you. :)


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Rafini 6 years ago from Somewhere I can't get away from

Oh, wow. We have very different views on money and happiness and love and....

First off - I see the problem! I'm not rich because I don't have a super-sized ego! But seriously, I have happiness on occasion, I am very capable of giving and receiving love not only to and from my children but to mankind in general. Nope, can't agree about needing money in order to find love. Nope, just can't do it.

As for needing money to solve problems...I guess I'd say..naturally? That's the way the world works - nothing in life is free.


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Rafini, interesting comment. However, I do appreciate you stopping by and reading the article. It is not about being rich or having a super-sized ego. Those are irrelevant to the entire conversation. It is about having an understanding of the power of money and respecting it, for what it does do. As in the forum, where you said it does not matter? It does matter, otherwise you are homeless. And, the likelihood you would find love would be greater than it is with money. Thus, your argument fails to see the light of day. Yes, you could fall in love with someone when you are homeless(thus without money), but then you only prove that love can be found without money. Not that money cannot buy it. Money buys respect, respect is attractive, being attractive brings love. Again, thank you very much. :)


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SomewayOuttaHere 6 years ago from TheGreatGigInTheSky

thanks cagsil - we've already had somewhat of a discussion on it. i have other comments re the homeless picture and why or why not we are seeing results. we'll chat about it sometime i'm sure.


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you SomewayOuttaHere, for coming by my hub and leaving a comment. We pretty much cleared up the question in the forum, but with regards to homelessness and why it continues to grow instead of shrink? Well, it has to do with what we discussed in the forum. Not enough money is being used to help those who are. Not to mention, there really isn't a system in place to aid those who are, such as rehabilitation back into society. At least nothing on a National level(in the U.S.). There are approximately 40+ Million homeless in the U.S. alone and roughly 700,000 beds to place them throughout the entire country. So, you tell me what's wrong with this picture? And, you do not really have to answer, because I already said what is wrong. :) Thank you again. :)


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SomewayOuttaHere 6 years ago from TheGreatGigInTheSky

u r right - and unfortunatley those groups trying to make a difference, keep working in 'silos' - that is one of my issues - no collaboration with the money that is there. as for the money that is mis-managed by foundations/npo's/charities (i'll use that term for now - mis-managed) - it's a shame isn't it? later...Cagsil, i do like what you have to say...


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you again Someway. I'm grateful and pleased to hear it. Yeah, mis-managed is a good term for it, but is it done purposely, so the wealthy can have more or is really mis-managed money? Again, you do not need to answer it. :) Much appreciated.


hubpageswriter 6 years ago

I agree with what Kimberly has said. Money might not be the root of all evil, but it may be a contributory factor or a fuel for more bad things. But it can also be a turntable for good things. The key lies in individual. Good hub.


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Hubpageswriter, I can see how one would agree with Kimberly. And, you're right it does come down to a person(individual), however, if they do not know about understanding the power of money and choose to not to respect it, then the root of evil sets in. Those who understand it, have no problem. Thank you very much for stopping by, reading and commenting. It's always appreciated when people read my writing. :)


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Ann Lee 6 years ago

Interesting hub. Not sure that I agree with everything in it..."For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish." I don't read anything about money in that statement.


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey Ann Lee, I find your comment useless. You speak of something which you yourself cannot prove exists. Your religious knowledge has influenced your life knowledge, therefore leaves you skewed and unable to tell the difference. It's a shame, but does happen and I realize you do not know any better. No problem. But, please do not bring up "GOD" with regards to money. One is real, one is not. Thank you for reading the hubs. :)


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LeanMan 6 years ago from At the Gemba

Hi Cagsil, nice hub, quite thought provoking. The thing that gets me about this money thing is why do some people want so much of it and what do they benefit from just piling it up in a bank or some other investment other than just more money? It does not benefit anyone if used in this way.

Investors that just put money into buying property to make more money cause the property prices to rise beyond the reach of the people that actually want to live in the properties until eventually there is a crash and prices start to fall back to where they should really be rather than where the people with "too much" money have forced them to be.


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America Author

Hey LeanMan, I'm glad you found the hub to be thought provoking. As for "Why do some people want so much of it?", is a misunderstanding of the power of it. "What do they benefit from just piling it up in a bank?", well it is for the sole purpose of having a reserve that they can live off of with little effort, and not creating more residual types of income(putting it to work better). Those who invest in property or investments are trying to create "residual" earnings, but fail to realize the effects it has overall. You are correct it does not benefit anyone else, but if used properly so as to help others, say buying property but not increasing the properties value and maintaining it's value is where people go wrong.

As for your second paragraph of your comment, the people who are really greedy beyond their control is where and when the usage of money gets wasted. The property resale value increases because they start charging more for it, because they put money into it, instead of helping the people who live on the property to have a vested interest in that same property also. They drive up the prices on the property, instead of showing the people what they did. The people buying property have no desire to make it beneficial to the people living on it and more greed in claim for more money.

I hope that helped. Interesting questions. Thank you for reading, visiting and commenting on the hub. It was nice to see you and I very much appreciate your comment. :)


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schoolgirlforreal 5 years ago from USA

Hi.

This is the first article of yours, I have really read and understood because I took the time.

I like the points you made about how money is not necessary for happiness or love..but that having money or making an income merits worthy of love. As for taking in a homeless person, if they were not dangerous that I knew of, and if they (weren't) gonna mess up my place...you see that is true about how we are....Was it a different time when people were more decent with each other? I don't know. The topic you mentioned about (in your other hub)on being independent, like who's taking care of you...it is becoming more apparent to (me)...that it is very important to be independent though at some time in our life we may not be (ex) disaster, being born, getting old.

I look forward to reading more.

Sincerely

Schoolgirlforreal


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you Schoogirl. I appreciate you reading and commenting. To me, money needs to be understood and respected for it's power. The power of money if not looked at properly, brings about greed and extreme selfishness. It's not good that people do not understand it. Those who are not greedy, seem to share with others more easily. As for taking in a homeless person, I've only done that on a temporary basis of a day or two. I just gave them a place to stay instead of the winter cold. Again, thank you. :) I'm very glad you took something away from it. :)


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DzyMsLizzy 4 years ago from Oakley, CA

Well said, indeed. Most people mis-quote the opening you used, anyway. The real statement is, "The LOVE of money is the root of all evil." It is that second word that gets dropped out when folks are tossing about this quote to prove their point of how we don't "need" money.

Next, you make an excellent point that, "Humanity is not civilized enough to live without money." That beautifully paraphrases what my husband is always saying, "We have created a society we cannot live up to." Meaning, we are not so advanced above the so-called "lower" life forms as we like to think we are.

Ego is humanity's greatest failing.

Great insights--voted up, up and away!


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you DzyMsLizzy for the compliment. I enjoyed your hub and I'm glad you enjoyed mine. :) I would almost agree with your last statement- Ego is humanity's greatest failing, but again, it's something that is misunderstood also. It boils down to one thing- honesty and dishonesty within each person. Nothing more to say on that. Thank you for reading, commenting and the vote up. :)


John 4 years ago

Very interesting reading. Your right about people not understanding money. I have been poor all my life. Mostly due to my own faults. Do I want to be rich? Hell no. Do I want to live comfortable? Hell yes. I realize some peoples comfort zone can only be met by being rich. My comfort zone has little to do with materialistic things. Wants and needs come to mind. I need only one home, one vehicle. Can one buy love? Like I said. I am poor. Yet I have found love. In fact, as I see it. The only thing I don't have is. Enough money to pay my bills. So in the end I believe we see things a bit different. And if you sincerely believe your theory. I suggest we put it to the test. I suggest that you give me the opportunity to become wealthy and comfortable. I in return will give the same opportunity to another. As long as he/she will promise to do the same. At the end of ten years we can determine wether money or the human condition is the most powerful.


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you John for reading and commenting. I'll admit, I wasn't exactly sure how to take your comment. Since it's written text and not actual voice with body language, I'm not sure if any of your comment has sarcasm? You say that you have been poor all of your life and I know the feeling. I can relate to it. Admitting to yourself that you are in your station of life and it's your fault for being there, then only two things can be revealed by that- (a) you're not learning from your mistakes, which means you're continuing to walk around in circles completely unaware that there's another path to walk? and (b) that you are happy with what you have? (whether or not you're lying to yourself is something I'm unable to discern through written text).

Being materialistic? Excessively is a problem. Having things, wanting specific things and needing specific things are not always going to be the same things. The individual object(material thing) depends on importance for survival. Now, money being a human created tool, to help get things, is just that, a tool.

There are plenty of people who live without money at all. They stay away from it if possible. Now, that's being poor or independent?

Being comfortable? It is a good thing, but don't let it create stagnation in your life. Being content isn't healthy especially where self improvement is concerned. I'm glad you have a specific plan for things you need.

Can money buy love? Well, the hub answered that question. I'm glad you found love being poor. I'm not disputing the power of love. It can strike at any time to almost anybody. However, it's rare that it(love) would have nothing to do with money. Self improvement brings wealth, richness and overall quality of life.

I'm sure paying bills is difficult. I can understand that and the question is why are you having trouble paying bills? What is causing it? How can it be fixed? When to start to do something about it? What needs to happen? Many of the above questions are for YOU to answer. It's part of your own self awareness. There are some exterior influences at work, which you will have to circumvent and/or change, before you proceed forward. The opportunity you seek is for you to understand and recognize. I can tell you one thing, it has to do with being self employed. It's the only way to a create residual income which is the basis for wealth creation. The opportunity you seek must be created by you. Just like your purpose in life is created by you, so is everything else. As to which is more powerful - money vs the human condition? I never considered those two connected in any manner.


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paradigmsearch 4 years ago from USA

Totally agree. Money is indeed just a tool. And a darned useful one. In fact, it's the most useful one there is. Money helps solve problems. Money gets things done. Like any tool, it can be misused. But all in all, money can and is used mostly for good; both for oneself and for others.


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Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you Paradigmsearch. I'm glad you agree. I appreciate you reading and commenting. :)


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Nikkij504gurl 2 years ago from Louisiana

Good post!


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Cagsil 2 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you very much Nikki. I appreciate you taking the time to read and comment. :)


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lorlie6 2 years ago from Bishop, Ca

Marvelous points, Cags-especially your points about the absolute necessity of money...it can solve a myriad of problems.

Great thoughts.


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Cagsil 2 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you very much Laurel. I'm very glad you enjoyed the article. It's always a pleasure to see you. :)


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lorlie6 2 years ago from Bishop, Ca

You are one hellva person. ;)


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Cagsil 2 years ago from USA or America Author

Thank you lorlie. I appreciate the compliment. I guess you enjoyed the article and I'm grateful for that too. Always a pleasure to see you. :)


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Denise Handlon 20 months ago from North Carolina

Provocative subject, Ray. Good points made here. Happy New Year to you.


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Cagsil 20 months ago from USA or America Author

Thank you Denise. I appreciate your reading and commenting. Good to see you and hope you have a good year as well. :)


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passionatelearnr 12 months ago

The world population (the total number of living humans on Earth) was 7.349 billion as of July 1, 2015 according to the medium fertility estimate by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division.


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Cagsil 12 months ago from USA or America Author

Thank you passionatelearnr for taking time to read and comment. I appreciate your time.

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