[OT] Ameros will clog the tubes - was Re: Network Neutrality
jayce at lug-nut.com
Thu Dec 4 11:20:08 MST 2008
On Dec 4, 2008, at 11:18 AM, Kyle Waters wrote:
> Von Fugal wrote:
>> Gold doesn't rust. And when industry needs gold, they can pay market
>> price for it. That is, trade a pie or whatever, or maybe they could
>> use some of the gold they sell their product for, and include that in
>> the gold cost. As it stands now, they pay dollars for the gold they
>> need, how is that any different?
> I think this paragraph answers your questions. If you use a gold
> standard then the value of gold would be inflated. As you pointed
> out early in your post we could break it down to an atom and have
> each atom be worth a lot of other goods. Now the problem is we have
> inflated the value of gold. Thus making it too expensive to use for
> industrial uses. Eliminating an entire class of goods. Now if you
> wanted to use man made diamonds instead, that would be fine. After
> all we have plenty of carbon.
Yeah, and we all gotta tax that stuff, I hear it's evil and it's
killing us all, because men are making too much of it :)
Sorry, couldn't resist, cue next tangential thread of rants.
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