MY CHECKS DON’T BOUNCE, THEY SQUISH

“There are squishier levels of transactions in this world than buying things with money. Everything does not have to fit into a double-column bookkeeping system.”

John Perry Barlow, erstwhile Grateful Dead lyricist and digerato-about-town, on why the global economy doesn’t really need anything as boring as money, The Red Herring, March 1998

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