The Evils of Money Essay

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David Gonzalez
9-23-12, Per. 6
“Evils” of Money essay
The Evils of Money
“Money makes the world go round!” It is a common statement we’ve all heard in our lifetimes. “Benjamins” has become an integral part of our society, and with the things one can achieve with it, it’s no wonder why so much evil has fostered from it. Since the days of ancient Rome, money has had some negative effects on society. It fosters greed in even the most kind-hearted individuals, causes them to destroy and obliterate anything that stands in the way of them and their valued prize, gives way to the ability of foul hearted human beings to control and gain power over others for insidious purpose, and leads to the common hardworking citizen to resort to crime and
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Another facet of the evils a few bucks can bring forth is giving to those that have fallen under its incantation the ability of controlling and holding power over the wills of others. Many people this day and age can be bought off or look the other way when money has made its presence aware. Consequence and imprisonment seem like childish things to one who possess money in an excess amount. So many people can be influenced; so many things can be achieved by a simple little bill that’s painted green.
The final reason that showcases how evil “dead presidents” are is the thing that encompasses all of these arguments I have put forth, Crime. Crime is the thing that usually has to be done to achieve the ultimate prize of a wad of bills in ones’ pocket. The intentional crime that stems from this universal language can be seen every day in this world that we live in. Problems are always occurring in the world because of this substance that we hold value to. Things like a school district not having enough money to support all the classes they used to provide, so they have to cut a class that many students cherished and they go into an uproar and riot, causing destruction in their wake. An extreme example, but it can happen anywhere at any time as with the strike last year. Crime is just something a society has to live with if currency of any type is involved.
In conclusion, through the reasons stated hear money is one of the greatest evils that exists in

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