A perpetual motion (well, until you die) machine.

the wheel of despair

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4 Responses to A perpetual motion (well, until you die) machine.

  1. Michael says:

    It’s easy to be edgy and cynical about capitalism, but what alternative do you propose? Less spending? Less earning? Both? Even so, the cycle you outline still holds–there’s no scale here.

    Again, snark gets clicks on the internet (which I guess you’ll use in turn to sell books so that you can spend it on stuff), but it’s not terribly helpful.

    I’m sure you won’t post this comment. Doesn’t make it any less true.

  2. “Imagine no possessions, I wonder if you can?” — John Lennon

  3. fireflight says:

    The idea is to get your earning cycle to be greater than your spending cycle.

  4. alicain says:

    I wish they’d include just a few words about what the message is supposed to be…
    The message here seems to be “income = expenditure = good”. Spend what you earn. Well yes that’s better than spending more than you earn. Better still would be to earn more than you spend…and save a little…

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