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The Anti-Concepts of Money: Conclusion

The Anti-Concept of Money Conclusion

The Anti-Concepts of Money The cash-value of promoting each of these anti-concepts is that they lead people to think that the central bank should impose a monetary policy. To make our lives better.  Our monetary policy is set by the Federal Reserve, which states that in pursuit of its mandate for price stability, it will engineer […]

The Anti-Concepts of Money: Stagflation

Anti-Concept Stagflation

If you’ve read the Inflation essay from this Anti-Concepts of Money Series we can now discuss the Anti-Concept of Stagflation. The Anti-Concept of Stagflation  Stagflation. This is a curious term. Wikipedia’s definition has the tell-tale signs of an anti-concept:  “In economics, stagflation or recession-inflation is a situation in which the inflation rate is high, the […]

The Anti-Concepts of Money: What is GDP?

What is GDP?

If you’ve read the Introduction from this Anti-Concepts of Money series we can now discuss the Anti-Concept: GDP The Anti-Concept of GDP Let’s discuss thet anti-concept, Gross Domestic Product or GDP for short. Armed with an understanding of anti-concepts, it should be obvious from one of the ways it’s calculated. From Wikipedia:  Y = C […]

The Anti-Concepts of Money: Store of Value

Anti-Concept Store of Value

If you’ve read the previous essays on Purchasing Power, Inflation, and Money from this Anti-Concepts of Money series we can now discuss the Anti-Concept: Store of Value The Anti-Concept of a Store of Value Another anti-concept is store of value. The very term evokes a picture of a container. You pour water into the container, […]

The Anti-Concepts of Money: Inflation

Anti-Concept Inflation

If you’ve read the previous essays on Purchasing Power, Velocity, and Money from this Anti-Concepts of Money series we can now discuss the Anti-Concept of Inflation The Anti-Concept of Inflation  The Anti-Concept of Purchasing Power leads us to the Anti-Concept of Inflation.  That pseudo-equation already smuggles that any increase in the quantity of money causes […]

The Anti-Concepts of Money: Risk-Free

Anti-Concept Risk-Free

If you’ve read the What Is Money? essay from this Anti-Concepts of Money Series we can now discuss the Anti-Concept “Risk-Free”. The Anti-Concept of Risk-Free Recall, that the anti-concept money is supposed to mean anything used as medium of exchange. But in reality, money is what you hold, when you do not wish to take […]

The Anti-Concepts of Money: Wealth Effect

Anti-Concept The Wealth Effect

If you’ve read the Purchasing Power and Inflation essays from this Anti-Concepts of Money Series we can now discuss the Anti-Concept of The Wealth Effect. The Anti-Concept of The Wealth Effect Here is the definition of wealth effect from Wikipedia:  “The wealth effect is the change in spending that accompanies a change in perceived wealth.”  […]

Wizard’s First Rule, Report 4 Nov 2018

Terry Goodkind wrote an epic fantasy series. The first book in the series is entitled Wizard’s First Rule. We recommend the book highly, if you’re into that sort of thing. However, for purposes of this essay, the important part is the rule itself: “Wizard’s First Rule: people are stupid.” “People are stupid; given proper motivation, […]