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Came across this the other day in a novel I'm currently reading and figured it might be worth posting on ET given recent discussions:

Money is nothing but a pile of memory and anticipation by which we unchain ourselves from our given circumstances; the accumulation of money is a form of asceticism which holds back forces so that these may later form new shapes and deeds.

Michal Ajvaz The Golden Age. Trans Andrew Oakland.

by MarekNYC on Thu Nov 18th, 2010 at 10:56:03 PM EST

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