Money Is The Root Of All Evil Analysis

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Don’t be deceived into blaming a pistol, when the blame should be on the one who pulled the trigger. Money is no more evil than a loaded firearm that can be used in virtue or nefariously. However, it is not intrinsically so. Thus, money can create a benevolent man; in which a crony capitalist will use it solely to enrich themselves through the exertion of others. Nonetheless, if money is used appropriately; it can provide one with cardinal needs; and, just as guns defend people and fire is used to prepare food; money, a mere tool can provide those objectives. But, “if the source is corrupt, you have damned your own existence” (Rand, pg.412, 1996). Nonetheless, those of which can become destructive; if by whom has a moral deficit; desire to …show more content…
410, 1996). Francisco challenged that assertion as he conveyed an iconic dissertation on the principle of money. Audaciously he replied, “So you think that money is the root of all evil?” “Have you ever asked, what is the root of money?” (Rand, pg. 411, 1996). Solemnly, he continued, as the celebratory mood transitioned to bewilderment and vexation; which exposed some of their startled expression that controvert the assertion made by d’Anconia. “A woman declared, I do not agree with you!” Meanwhile, Francisco uttered, “If you can refute a single sentence, madam, I shall hear it gratefully” (Rand, pg. 415, 1996). However, during the dissension, Francisco persisted as he baits the elites while executing his views. In it, he says, quite brilliantly: “words ‘to make money holds the essence of human morality” (Rand, pg. 415, 1996). Francisco’s prominent views known as the money speech; is indicative of the core philosophy for how wealth is produced. His reason is that money is a tool which acts as a catalyst; also, it serves as an intermediate between transactions for trade and production; and examining ones moral capacity is determined by how wealth is created and how money is

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