from the GST series (three panels) at Synergetics on the Web

Money is amazingly influential to the extent it stands in for the real goods and services it might be traded for, and that’s the wealth, what it’s good for. Gold is worth something because it’s shiny, doesn’t corrode, is a good conductor. Beads. Jewelry. All forms of tradable item.

Currencies collapse. Money has value only because we can exchange it for something of actual value. What that boils down to is energy shaped to our life and…