The permie view
Ya'll are lookin at the fruit and complaining it is getting smaller. Look at the roots and what you feed and water.
The penny is not liked, not because it is worth so little, but because it is "Pegged" to the dollar. 100 to 1
The symptom is worthless pennies, but the Root cause is pegging to a worth-less dollar.
If you concentrate on producing wealth, the trade units have far less impact on your life.
If only you could produce the things you need locally.
Hey, there is an idea, what if you could grow your own food?
If only the was a site on the net where you could learn to be more self sustainable.