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It kind of sucks that someone’s survival isn’t as “important as money”. I’ve so many times, “Money is life,” ”all I need is money, then I’ll be happy”, or “I’ll give you these chips for a dollar.” Can you believe that, the only way you can be happy is if you have money? I mean, c’mon what about the Earth itself, or you’re family, food, pets, or true friends, what are those just there for distraction of your unhappiness caused by not having money. Money can buy survival, but not happiness. “Money can’t buy happiness, but it can make you feel awfully while you’re being miserable.”- Clare Boothe Luce. Insurance. If you are ill in a hospital, for the hospital to be able to help you, you need insurance a.k.a money. That’s horrible, that’s exactly telling someone, “ I’ll keep you alive, if you give me money.” That should never even be considered, that’s so inhumane. If people were just considerate, kind, and never did anything in the intention of getting something in return, the world would have one less problem. A couple of times I’ve said that I don’t like money, and every time I’ve said that the reply was but you like things so you like money it’s something that has to make you happy. It makes me mad, because those people say that, saying money makes them happy, but I see them spending it like it meant nothing to them. If money truly makes you happy you’d keep it and not give it away like it was a piece of gum. Would you give away your family, your choice of music, or anything else that makes you happy? Does the smell of money make you happy? Do you like hearing the words moola, dough, or Guap? I’ll tell you one thing, I don’t. I hate when people hand me money or offer me money or pay for me, honestly it makes me nervous, and I feel guilt. I hate hearing these phrases from the people close to me, “I can’t buy pizza til’ I pay…...

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