[OT] Ameros will clog the tubes - was Re: Network Neutrality

Andy Bradford amb-plugg at bradfords.org
Thu Dec 4 21:48:06 MST 2008


Thus said Michael Torrie on Thu, 04 Dec 2008 10:54:42 MST:

> Besides all that, what makes gold valuable? If gold is just sitting in
> a bank somewhere, it's doing no  one any good. Arguably the industrial
> uses of gold are far more valuable to an economy than if gold just sat
> around and rusted, propping up some currency.

One other point.  Gold is better as  a money because it  is more scarce.
That's why silver is used more in industrial uses than gold is.

Andy
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