How Do We Define value

How do we define Value …. by Len

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Responding to Reena challenge #105. Write a piece using the phrase ” only if I knew it then”
https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2019/09/20/reenas-exploration-challenge-105-wistfulness/

Only if I knew it then.

I was never good at economics. I always went for people over monetary considerations. Where other people would see dollar signs I would see a person in need. I was content with food and shelter……and perhaps a few books. I married and found another kind of existence. My wife would assign a value to household goods that we were willing to sell on and I would debate and then give them away for free. How do we define value?

Some children of wealthy parents are expected to follow a certain path. It’s the child’s choice. Conform and follow the path or be a starving artist and suffer the consequences. The path of economic stability always wins out. How do we define value?

An ancient oil…

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