Money can buy many things and some believe anything in this world. And so people work hard, extremely hard, to earn a lot. But can money buy everything?
The Biblical reminder of money and evil, still stands strong today. In the pursuance of profit, lawyers have destroyed justice, and the media has destroyed information. But clearly we need money – to buy groceries, to pay rent, to travel the world… and to do good.
Our modern lives and the decisions we take on a daily basis are typically driven by three major forces – data, money and rights – which influence and move us sometimes in very subtle ways.
All work and no play may just be a result of “mindless accumulation.” So say scholars behind research, published in the journal Psychological Science.
On recent travels, I've had quite a few interesting conversations with the old and wise. Just last week I met an 82 year-old retired banker. We conversed about his life journey, the ups and downs, and the topic of money.