He warns that people will likely be unprepared to handle the after effects with this type of growth when the clashes have ended. From here we can start to develop some sort of unofficial curricula about how you can tackle the training procedure.
Money may make the world go around, as the song says. And most people in the world probably have handled money, many of them on a daily basis. But despite its familiarity, probably few people could tell you exactly what money is, or how it works.
In short, money can be anything that can serve as a
- store of value, which means people can save it and use it later—smoothing their purchases over time;
- medium of exchange, something that people can use to buy and sell from one another.
- unit of account, that is, provide a common base for prices;
Perhaps the easiest way to think about the role of money is to consider what would change if we did not have it.
In developing a perspective and providing expert advice on valuing aquatic and related terrestrial ecosystems, it is necessary to begin with a clear discussion and statement of what it means to value something and of the role of “valuation” in environmental policy decision-making. Environmental issues and ecosystems have been at the core of many recent philosophical discussions regarding value (e.g., Goulder and Kennedy, 1997; Sagoff, 1997; Turner, 1999). Fundamentally, these debates about the value of ecosystems derive from two points of view. One view is that some values of ecosystems and their services are non-anthropocentric—that nonhuman species have moral interests or value in themselves. The other view, which includes the economic approach to valuation, is that all values are anthropocentric.