Why You Shouldn’t Value Everything in Dollars and Cents

Sam Brinson
4 min readSep 12, 2023

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“A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.” — Oscar Wilde

Money makes the world go around. From the dawn of money and market societies, we’ve increasingly viewed ideas of value through an economic lens, attempting to tie numbers to both objects and experiences.

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Sam Brinson

An emergent property of billions of chaotically firing neurons. Currently thinking about thinking. http://sambrinson.com/