Money: The Root of All Evil

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    I was badgered with this rhetoric that money was at the root of all the world's problems this past weekend. Ironically, I paid for the date. This is the converse of the antagon world view. Where does it come from? Other than relying on others for subsistence, how can people reconcile this mindset and a regimen of survival in a cash-operated society?

    Anyone out there who maintains this outlook on the almighty dollar please enlighten.
     
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    It's a misquote from the bible.
     
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    It is a misquote.

    The love of money is the root of all evil is closer to the biblical quotation.

    If you wish to read the context, it is at 1 timothy 6:10.


    I don't read the book all that often, but I believe it is in the context of worshiping various false idols.

    Money in itself is neither good or bad. What folks do in order to get it, and the fact that they worship it is the evil part.
     
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    I thought the Devil was at the bottom of every bottle of whiskey:confused:
     
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    They quit doing that around the same time they quit putting worms in Taquila.
     
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    All joking aside, wow. I copied and pasted this, and all I got was what you wrote*.
     
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    Only people who have never been poor say that shit.

    I'd venture to bet you date fits in that category.

    How expensive was her handbag?
     
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    heh?
     
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    she is ballin'. she suppresses it with the gypsy look. i dont remember her bag, but the hybrid civic and the sunglasses gave it away. i really don't know this chick but she's a student with no job and a decent apartment.

    stripper or daddy's girl. pays 1:2

    i've known some big-league broke folk who subscribe to this shtick, though. live outside broke.
     
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    "they"

    fuckin' evul conspiracy.
     

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