Debt Ceiling, Schmebt Ceiling: Let's Eliminate Money

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While the debt-ceiling crisis was averted today, even President Barack Obama indicated that much more work needs to be done in a Washington, D.C., that's split between those who do not want to tax the super rich and those who do not want to cut services to the very poor.

Perhaps everyone is focused on the wrong root of all this evil: money. Why not just get rid of money altogether, as the following five experts suggest . . .

1) Jonathan Carr used to be a wealth manager in Southern California. He went on to found Fixing Capitalism, a nonprofit association of financial thinkers advocating a moneyless global economy. It's also the title of Carr's new book that promotes the theory of Networked Capitalism, which would give consumers access to unlimited goods and services as long as they are active producers contributing to the overall economy.

"A limited supply of money also limits how much the economy can produce," explains the Jeremy Renner lookalike. "No person, business or government has enough money to live their lives or operate the way they want. This holds us back from doing everything we could and creates tension and conflict between what we need and what we can have. Once we network the economy and enable everyone to demand whatever they need from the economy, it will create many more goods and services, there will be decreased crime, smaller governments and less tension around the world." His book is available for purchase (with money, one assumes) through or

2) Zeitgeist ideologist, economic activist and filmmaker Peter Joseph believes man has evolved to the point where we must move beyond politics and the monetary structure to simply address crime, disease, poverty, natural disasters and other ills directly--by solving them.

Politics and money only get in the way:

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