Money as a medium of exchange has become truly the "measure of all things" in our world - it encompasses the measure of our sacred labor, and defines the rules (law forum) by which we can act. Because money and law, determine the rules of The Game, it behooves us to understand it.
This short video explains introduces money and then argues that "one day someone on the Internet will say, hey, why don't we create our own money?"; and so we are. With the transition upon us, it is private currencies which will lead the way into the future, with their unique ability to be created and traded locally, yet still interface with all other worldwide local economies via a Universal Currency Exchanger that transcends territorial and geographic boundaries.
Most people have no idea what money is, how it is created, or that all money systems in history eventually collapse causing societal breakdown. Nothing could more true of our current condition, as more debt money is created someone has to pay the bill, usually nature and the poorest of the poor.
I have found Knowledge of the money system is critical to life, it provides one set of operational rules for theGame called Countries, if you do not know the rules you will necessarily struggle more in the game.
The following animated presentation explains in very simple and effective graphic terms what money is and how it is being created. After the video, read on and see just one alternative to the current Industrial model, the FDU.
For a Laugh on Money, here is the Money Programme, only 2:38.