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    (Original post by donutellme)
    Money is spent on ensuring justice, gaining knowledge, achieving happiness, attaining love, etc. Money itself is just a means, which although important, is still lesser than the goals.
    Obviously if you could have these things without money then money wouldn't be important. But since you do, I can't see anything more important. Call it a means or a goal, that still doesn't change how important it is
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    (Original post by xylas)
    Why are these more important? Please explain how they can be achieved without money and whether or not money helps to achieve them.

    (money definitely is required for justice for example hence why we pay taxes)



    Yes so is water haha. Assuming everyone has these, what is more important than money?



    But you can increase free time, usually if you have money.




    Which is better: having no money but having family, or having no family but having money?

    Answer honestly and give a reason why
    Family, I can not explain why but knowing that you have people who can share your highs and help you when you are at the bottom to me is more important.

    Would you kill your entire family for £100,000,000 if you would also not be arrested?

    I'm not saying money isn't important it is but it is not THE most important thing
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    Why are you saying "if" as though it ever was?

    It is always about happiness, whether you believe its in this life or the after life.
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    (Original post by joecphillips)
    Family, I can not explain why but knowing that you have people who can share your highs and help you when you are at the bottom to me is more important.

    Would you kill your entire family for £100,000,000 if you would also not be arrested?

    I'm not saying money isn't important it is but it is not THE most important thing
    No I wouldn't because my morality doesn't stem from the law.

    Family can only help you when you are at the bottom with money. No money = no help. Can you give any other reasons why family is more important apart from help?
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    In terms of relationship, if you both can afford a decent house, car etc than nothing is more important than your partner's personality and your happiness together, and that's something you cant buy
    (unless you're one of DJ Khaled's sidechicks, then this doesn't apply )
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    (Original post by Indeterminate)
    People (friends, family, etc) :yes:
    Which is better: having no money but having family and friends, or having no family or friends but having money?

    Answer honestly and give a reason why.

    Also friends and family can't give you money/buy you things
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    In my opinion everything mentioned here can be bought with money, besides from true love.
    So it is the most important thing I'd say, although it can ruin a person completely
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    (Original post by xylas)
    Obviously if you could have these things without money then money wouldn't be important. But since you do, I can't see anything more important. Call it a means or a goal, that still doesn't change how important it is
    You can achieve all of these without money. If you could achieve any of them without money, would you do it or go for money instead?
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    (Original post by Ishea16)
    In terms of relationship, if you both can afford a decent house, car etc
    Yeah lol that requires a lot of money

    (Original post by Muchaco)
    In my opinion everything mentioned here can be bought with money, besides from true love
    Agreed. So called 'true love' is not important or desirable imo

    (Original post by donutellme)
    You can achieve all of these without money. If you could achieve any of them without money, would you do it or go for money instead?
    Tell me how if you say it's possible without money.

    I would definitely go for money since I know it would get me all these things easily. But if I can have them instantly without money then I would obviously go for that.

    (Original post by Ishea16)
    that depends on what you interpret when I say decent...
    Go on, what is a 'decent house' and a 'decent car'?

    Whatever you say they are still going to require a lot of money guarantee it
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    (Original post by xylas)
    Yeah lol that requires a lot of money
    that depends on what you interpret when I say decent...
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    (Original post by xylas)
    Which is better: having no money but having family and friends, or having no family or friends but having money?

    Answer honestly and give a reason why.

    Also friends and family can't give you money/buy you things
    The former I'd say. At least they can give you love, care and attention whereas money can only buy you material possessions :bigsmile:
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    People who are wealthy and comfortable say money isn't everything.

    It's a scheme to make poor people think it's okay to be poor, and keep them poor, so they stay rich.

    Screwy world we live in.
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    (Original post by xylas)
    No I wouldn't because my morality doesn't stem from the law.

    Family can only help you when you are at the bottom with money. No money = no help. Can you give any other reasons why family is more important apart from help?
    I find it amazing that you think being at the bottom means financially, family can help in many more ways than just that.

    If money is the most important thing then that means it is more important than your morals.
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    (Original post by Indeterminate)
    money can only buy you material possessions :bigsmile:
    Well that's not true, read earlier posts (happiness, justice etc.)

    Are love, care and attention what you really want when you're poor? I'd rather have money and soon enough I would have those things as well.

    (Original post by joecphillips)
    I find it amazing that you think being at the bottom means financially, family can help in many more ways than just that.
    Please explain yourself
 
 
 
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