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The fluctuation in the price of gold is why it makes a poor base for currency

The hoarding artificially inflates the cost of products that include the commodity

This artificially high price prompts illegal mining imposing harm on indigenous peoples

Ultimately, we would still use the same money, whether it is backed by gold in a hole or nothing but our word in the form of fiat debt that will enfranchise each, and recognize the debt society owes to those who comprise it

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