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I Think Some People Care Too Much About Money

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    And thats why they are wrecking us all plus

    crippling the planet that can kill us too if it gets completely wrecked.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Hmm

    This is a touchy subject, because without money, it is rather difficult to live in today's world. However, far too many people place far too much importance on the stuff. When it starts to cloud your judgment and corrupt you, it's a problem. Money is like any other luxury- it's...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 6, 2010

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    Actually, I'd say almost everyone!

    Money doesn't mean much to me...I kind of like having just enough to get by, keeps a person disciplined
    haleyscomet88 haleyscomet88 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Money Doesn't Make The World Go Round. Gravity Does

    If you never think you don't have enough money, you never will. Some people just keep moving the goalposts further and further, live a certain lifestyle and worry about losing it. You can't take it with you when you die, money burns faster than bones.
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 8, 2010

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    Money Money Money

    I don't worship money.   I do respect it.   I twice got into debt when I was younger and it taught me a valuable lesson -don't.   Once in debt it is very hard to get out of.  I am very good with money,and understand a little about how to get it.   The biggest trick...
    javeachica javeachica 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2010

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    It's paper for crying out loud.

    People kill one another for paper. Probably recycled paper too which makes it even more USELESS. The wealthiest man is a man without money.
    ADeepPerspective ADeepPerspective 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 25, 2011

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    ◄ 1 Timothy 6:10 ► For the love of money is

    the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows
    QuietStar76 QuietStar76 36-40, F 1 Response May 20

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    I understand that we need money to live,

    but some people act ridiculous with money. Some people may have a family member that needs help and the one that is most financially able to help won't help. Money is meant to spent, yes, save what you need to save, pay what you need to pay but what's wrong with helping someone...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Money Doesn't Buy Happiness

    Money IS happiness. Its not the fact that money can buy you material things, but the fact that money can free up your life to do whatever you want. I say work for 15 years and save every penny you can and then quit the rat race, find a place in a nice climate, buy with whatever...
    litespeedj litespeedj 36-40 May 30, 2012

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    Stunning -- Really Worth Watching And Sharing.

    http://www.upworthy.com/9-out-of-10-americans-are-completely-wrong-about-this-mind-blowing-fact-2
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M Mar 5, 2013

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    Having money is nice

    and it is a means to an end, of sorts, however, Money Can't Buy Love!! Without the Emotional Intimacy or whatever a person needs personally, money is Not the "End All, Beat All!" My H makes an incredible living and has been a fabulous provider , however, there IS MORE to Life...
    fnightmare fnightmare 56-60, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Oh yes, it's a necessary evil

    and all that, a tool to acquire the things you want, but it dominates us. The environment would be cleaned up but for the fact they don't see the beauty of Nature they see the cost in money!
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    I Wish It Didnt Exist

    I honestly believe money is stupid, yes i do have a job and i do use it but i couldnt care less about money.. i often try to spend as much money on my friends who i believe need it... they usually dont want to take it however coz they feel bad but i want them to take it coz they...
    Chiarana Chiarana 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    No Justice - But Did You Ever Really Think There Would Be? Stands To Reason That Many Are Cynical....

    From an Australian newspaper .... Goldman Sachs chief reaps $18m bounty despite fallen profits Andrew Clark April 4, 2011   Lloyd Blankfein ... almost doubled his salary. Photo: Getty Images AN ERA of bonus ''restraint'' at Goldman Sachs came to a shuddering halt as the Wall...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 3, 2011

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    Greedy Bastards.

    I've been thinking about this topic for a long, long time. I'm eighteen years old, and I've had two jobs. One at Domino's Pizza, and one at JC Penney. In both jobs, we were told by management to sell, sell, sell. We were given credit for how much money we squeezed out of each...
    dpbg dpbg 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    Money

    Money,I'm sure,That's what some think about,Too much,In my book,Haven't they anything else?To think about?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2011

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    slaved away in college

    for 6 yrs. Got a good job with a college degree and hard work. Do you think I want to be with some girl that after college was lazy and never bettered herself. Partied and now wants to share my assets in marriage. It's 2014. 2 income households at $50,000 per spouse will net $10...
    LoveRobbery LoveRobbery 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Not until I lost the most important person in

    my life, as cliche as it may sound, I wouldn't realize that it't not always about the money. I was bargaining to Him, I could trade whatever I have just for Him to prolong his life, but in the end, I still lost that someone.
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    It is nuts! Everyone is all over money

    when who cares? I prefer the love of God over money! Money may be useful sometimes but when people are cheapskates then that's crazy!
    cotygal123 cotygal123 13-15, F Jan 1

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    It's really surprising

    and disturbing the things people do to acquire more and more money; even at the expense of others.
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 17

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    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Jan 24, 2011

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    The $2 Bill

    I walked in to a Burger King at my mall, hoping to buy lunch. All I had in my wallet was a $2 bill and a $50 bill. I order the small burger for $1.50, and hand the cashere my $2 bill. The cashere stares at my bill for a long time. Then he calls for his boss. This following...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2013

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    Money Isn't Everything

    I grew up in a very comfortable household. I had a nanny and my parents spoiled me. But money isn't everything. My father missed out in many important events in my life. When he didn't attend my graduations or anything that required your parents being there. He will just buy gift...
    Livelife0532 Livelife0532 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2013

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    You Can't Really Blame Someone For Caring Too

    Much About Money When We Live In A World That Requires You To Have It To Live
    YoungFly YoungFly 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 6

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    It'S Not Everything

    I'm lucky, my parents are literally millionaires and give me £60a month!! But I do t use it . I don't need to , I don't want to . I only ever spend a at max £20 of it buying myself lunch. Some people if they had all this would be like " I have money I'm gonna use it" and some...
    TylerThackham TylerThackham 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 3, 2013

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    I find people's obsession with money to be

    repugnant. In this country, the good ol' USA, too many people worship money as if it were a god or something.  Money is an evil.  It corrupts people and society.  At best, money is a necessary evil that one needs for food, lodging, heat, and other basic necessities...
    Qataram Qataram 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Money is love. Money is life.

    (Forgive me of my sins Shrek!!!!)
    WeSeeWeJudge WeSeeWeJudge 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 5

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    Just look at the water crisis.

    The one British documentary star who was killed by a hired gun that some water company hired because she belittles them for ruining a country in Africa because they were having their water taken away for people in another country. When it gets to a point that a big company will...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Oct 17

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    I'm almost spent on my good graces.

    I'm over being the giver. I'm never taken care of. My kids are the only ones that deserve my all not some immature "ManBoy". I'm almost to the end of my rope with him. I've given my time, my body, my resources, advice, moral support and I don't think he's even given it a...
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    In High School, some girls

    and boys did not want to hang out with me because they thought I was a bitchy girl that would discriminate others. The girls were always criticising me because of my shoes and clothes. They always said I was a spoiled brat. They were always talking trash about me. Even my...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Rather than power, fame,

    faith, fairness or money!! Give me truth!
    TheroaringLion TheroaringLion 22-25, M Feb 13

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    How Long Will It Last?

    How long will it take to see this monetary system go down? I don't have a clue, I know though it will! It is not the question "will it", no the real question is "when will it". xW
    wannashareit wannashareit 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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    You Need Money To Eat. . .

    People need money. You need money to live and enjoy your life. It's easy for someone with more than enough to say money isn't important, but it's really hard for someone who's struggling to pay their bills to say the same thing. So I care about money. I want enough money to...
    RandomErr RandomErr 18-21, M Sep 30, 2013

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    People work their lives away

    for money rather than happiness. What's worse is the inability to live if you don't work. I bet hitting that goal this week or getting that A in school really make the world a better place. But then again, I guess not everybody cares about improving the world.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 4

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    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 5

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    Everybody worries too much about money.

    Sadly those who have it seem determined to ensure those without continue to want.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 6

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    Its Reality

    Its reality some people care tooooo much about money.... even more than relationships........ i have seen so many cases like these nd people of these kinds get money but no peace...
    BinteEshrat BinteEshrat 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2013

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    A Coin

    I think that it is a waste of time to care too much about money. Even having too much money seems rather unpleasant to me because when you do, apparently you inevitably feel the need to make sure that you don't lose it, worse: you want it to grow. Think of what you could do with...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 7 Responses Apr 5, 2011

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    I don't want money I want to go on adventures

    not be stuck at a bummy job that just gets in the way
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 16

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    Money Isn't Everything

    my ex's father didnt think i was good enough for his son since i didn't come from a wealthy family.he didn't want to have anything to do with me until a mutual friend let it slip that i will inherit my grandfathers' estate once he passes.nice guy eh?not to mention the only...
    sweetsie sweetsie 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2011

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