Derek: I am not very well-versed in economics, but I am interested in how we, as humans, relate to money as a whole.
I *have* wondered why inflation even has to be a thing, because it’s always felt to me like inflation’s been pushed for by certain “powers that be.” Yes, I know that phrase sounds all “conspiracy theory”-ish, but it’s the best way I can describe my confusion. :P
To paraphrase Dr. McCoy from the old “Star Trek,”: Dammit, I’m a musician, not an economics expert! ;-D