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I Hate That We Need Money to Survive

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    I'm sick of never having enough money I'm tired

    of being broke never having a full cupboard or fridge I hate having to pick food or the bills and I don't like being so poor you can even afford what you need to survive on sure you got a roof over your head but I mean I'm tired of having to choose between that and food I mean...
    BabyDuchanne BabyDuchanne 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Work From Home, Anyone?!

    Hi, Im new to the whole work from home online marketing industry and I just got involved with this business that gives you the oppertunity to make $200 in comission and a $100 monthly residual income, per person you get to join.... but the great thing about this one is you dont...
    MattMo86 MattMo86 26-30, M Jul 22, 2013

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    The World Would Be a Better Place Without It!

    There was a time when we did not use money. we must have got on pretty good back then. Why did that change? If we all learned to work together and help one another we could live like that again! If you need food grow it. If you want things work for them. Life could carry on as it...
    alightinthedarkness alightinthedarkness 31-35, F 10 Responses May 25, 2009

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    Always Has Been And Always Will Be

    money . hmmmhhh , money ? yeah i think thats the only think that most of us had in mind . money can buy u lots of things . like lots lots . even a friend can be bought by money . thats the saddest part . . with money i can make my living a living dream .with money i can help...
    afinafi97 afinafi97 16-17, F Sep 18, 2012

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    "The price tags on the things I need are getting bigger by the day, I got a bullet with a name on it, bullet with a name..."

    We have enough money to get by, with my mother and my brother's combined income. Still, we struggle.  I can't seem to get a job. I've never had one before- I'm 19, and I've always focused on my studies. I'm an A/B student, but lately I've barely made Bs in college. Stress...
    HungryLikeThe HungryLikeThe 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2011

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    In society now, everything

    or anything that you want you need money to get it. Without money, people will look down on you. Without money, you will have nothing. You would not be able to afford anything. You can't live anymore because the only way to survive in the rich country is money. I'm just a poor...
    Planetweird Planetweird 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Some People Give Their Money Away!

    I think there's a group on EP somewhere who say "I give money to homeless people" i think i may ask 'em for some!!!! :D *LOL*
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 5 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    I'm a college and I work hard,

    but some days it just doesn't seem to cut it! I can't wait to more financially independent but at the same time hate that I need money to survive or be something in this world
    fitdrew77 fitdrew77 22-25, M Mar 4

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    What I hate about out money system is

    that we need money to actually survive. If you don't have money, you don't have food, or water, or a place to sleep in safety away from the cold. It seems so stupid to have to pay to actually have the right to survive, to live. It's a right given to us when we're born, yet...
    AliasTaylor AliasTaylor 18-21, F Aug 31

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    Paying For Survival

    There's a price tag on your life, your time. How much do you make an hour? That's exactly how much your time is worth. So, you trade your time in order to make money, so you can buy food and water so you can live. You sell away your life for survival. If you didn't need money to...
    AnarchistChick AnarchistChick 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 2012

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    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F Mar 4

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    So Much More.

    I'll start with this:60-80 years to live. 200 countries to explore. Millions of plants and animals to see, Billions of things to experience.And what do we experience? Mediocrity. Average. Normal. Routine. Yes, society may have been a little more backward, but then-A middle aged...
    nilmortalibusarduiest nilmortalibusarduiest 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 14, 2013

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    Working Mom of Four

    You know, I used to watch those old shows on Nick At Nite like Leave it to Beaver, The Donna Reed Show, Make Room for Daddy and the like. In those shows, you had mom at home. Dad made enough money to support the family. They didn't need credit cards.  The...
    lemleythelioness lemleythelioness 41-45, F Jun 27, 2009

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    The Richness Of Kings Of O,brien.......xxx

    i write here again , as i am fuming inside , the acid rises from his hiatus hernia not mine , ........... they know i need money to survive and i wish that were not so, i am constantly being pushed down by them, but the last time was and is the final time ............ my fury...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 2 Responses Jul 27, 2012

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    Its All Here

    I have taken alot of time to write our story at length for fundraising. SO if anyone anywhere cares anymore please check it out.http://frankiesfundraising.blogspot.comthank you
    wildwriter wildwriter 41-45, F Feb 25, 2011

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    I disagree. In order to live in the modern

    world you would need money but I am confident in my survival abilities in the wilderness. Where no one can stop you.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Aug 31

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    We're Broke

    my husband works so hard. We want to enjoy life, we want alot of things for our son, we want to have a car, we want little things for ourselves. But we can't do all that because we don't have money. The money he works so hard for goes to the bills, helping our family who is also...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 9, 2008

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    Goodbye Money!!!!

    Money has put so many limitations on our lives and has turned most of humanity into a money hungry, money seeking and money worshiping species. I wish money was never created, that humanity had evolved beyond the need to control and to dominate or be superior to one another. I...
    CCPhilosophy CCPhilosophy 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    I hate being broke and having to wait weeks at

    a time to buy food for the house I've never had a full fridge or cupboards I'm tired of barely have anything
    BabyDuchanne BabyDuchanne 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I Hate Money!!!!!!!!!!!!

     will believe it our not there are ways to live without money,,,but it means not haveing alot of nuisance I had friends that lived on the river for two years, one day money ain't going to work any more,,,I would like to live in a tepi,,,I was homeless for six years, did not...
    maryomaga3 maryomaga3 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    It's stupid to say that we need money to survive

    but honestly that is the way this world has been set up. I do believe that life in the wilderness would be hard but that is only because I have not been trained to live in the wilderness. If I have been trained, then it would be super easier and a lot better on my health since...
    electrapleiadian electrapleiadian 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I don't. I think it's dumb how some people have

    ridiculous amounts of money and some people can't make over 5.50 an hour. But needing money to survive gives you something to work for. If we didn't need money we wouldn't be at school or nobody would really need to work so why would they?
    pinkylo7 pinkylo7 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I'm on the verge of applying

    for a loan. Down to about fifteen bucks until payday, and all of my bills for the month to pay. It's so frustrating...
    fuzzynerd fuzzynerd 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    Looking For Opportunities Of Surviving

    Hello, my name is Ievgen. The site I have found is the Gold Line International - the financial mutual aid system. If you reading this, you are probably going to become the participant of this grandiose project. Welcome, you made a right choice! I'm sure, everybody dreamed of the...
    GoldLineInt GoldLineInt 22-25, M Jun 16, 2012

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    All About Money...

    I still don't get what is so fun about "life". In this world there is 1 thing you need to have so that you can live, and that's money! It's always and will probably always will be about money! If you don't have money, you have nothing! No home, no food, nothing! It's always about...
    blackrose3908 blackrose3908 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2011

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    I often wonder how many people would act

    differently at work if they were financially secure ?
    Lostinlife1978 Lostinlife1978 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I don't hate that we need it,

    I hat the fact that I have so little money :(
    jacobpearce123 jacobpearce123 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    Like honestly , it's just paper .

    Now for phones and extras , that's understandable . But for water , foo, clothes , housing ... That's lame
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Money Money Money, Ain't It Funny

    If we didn't have to have money, we wouldn't have debt, there wouldn't be taxes, and there wouldn't be so many fights over it.  There would be less crime, less crooked government, and a lot less stress.  Problem is, money has been around long enough we would not know...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M Jun 3, 2009

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    If we got rid of the monetary system,

    everyone could have and do most anything they wanted, we would all be happier and treat each other better, everyone could excell, a world to dream for!!!
    kkaattss kkaattss 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 25

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    It's stupid, really. We need money to meet our

    needs, so we have to have a job. The government taxes the money we make, so we have less to survive on. Then there is tax on the stuff we buy that we need to survive, leaving even less for us to survive on. Then, every year we have to file our taxes to see if the government...
    CuriosityCantHurt CuriosityCantHurt 41-45, M Feb 25

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    It Is Not Right

    Money is the root of all evil
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 7, 2013

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    I've Always, Instinctively, Hated $$

    Even when I was really little - and I think it's kept me from MAKING money - because I resent and have no respect for money - strong feelings - is that weird??  I would love to go back to more of a barter system - better than the one on craigslist, though, lol! I try...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 1 Response May 8, 2009

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    For the Lack

    Yep the lack of the Mean green (US) has cause me to limit many an adventure, stopped from visiting many a friend and doing more than few explorations in a few subject.
    jadecrow jadecrow 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 3, 2009

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    Glad It's Not True!

    Blimey I'd be dead and buried if money was actually nessasary (sp?) but I'm glad to say I rarely use it. Mind you, getting a dentist when I've no address or money is impossible, there's allsorts of other little exceptions that are a pain to get around too. Prescription...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M Jan 19, 2009

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    Struggling

    So I am really struggling with money at this point. I am a massage therapist and recently quit my job at a big spa that I worked at for almost 3 years. I left because the company was corrupt and wanted to take even more of my money than they already were. I left on a pretty good...
    marleychick23 marleychick23 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    I really need a lot of money badly could someone plz help me
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    I just wish I knew how to make a whole lot of money really fast..
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    Call jg whensworth 877 cash now lol
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    I wish I wasn't in a tight spot in my life where I have to live paycheck to paycheck and I feel as if I'm going insane working my *** off just to get ******** of what I've been...
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    She whined for years that none of the 4 boys wanted to take over the family farm. She wanted to retire with a nice chunk of change and listed it for over $400,000. 5 years later...
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    Almost a year now, hate it so much but need money while I'm still at school :(
    jolop jolop 18-21, F Aug 31

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    So me and my 3 best friends want to go see 5sos in August. We need money quick. We really need 2,500 dollars in total. We need to sit in the front row. Because last time we went we...
    Maruahoran Maruahoran 13-15, F Sep 9

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    im 19 yrs old i m a graywolf i need money mesege me
    husky88 husky88 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I Need Financial Help I badly need financial help.. After i lost our home last year during the biggest storm here in Philippines, and staying now at evacuation center, now I need...
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