US Money Chapter 3
Chapter 3 explains what the many different kinds of money systems have in common. It defines the questions we must ask of any money system in order to understand it and differentiate it from other systems.
Chapter 3 Discussion.
3.13 Not money: Sharing, gifts & barter
3.14 Roots: An early history of money
3.15 Money is as money does: Money functions: tool, measure, store of value
3.16 Money paradox: Wealth and/or tool
3.17 What makes money, money?
3.18 Key Questions
3.19 Authentic and Trustworthy
3.20 Who creates new money?
3.21 How do people create money?
3.22 How is money destroyed?
3.23 How much money?
3.24 Money and bankers
3.25 A basic, 100% bank: Safe storage & transfer
3.26 A basic, 100% bank: Intermediary
Chapter 3 Endnotes