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"Money is only paper..."

April 19, 2005

Tags Media and CultureMoney and Banks

A reader of the Mises film page sends in an upcoming film that may be of interest. The Brazilian film The Man Who Copied (trailer) is about a young, poor man who works as a photocopier operator. Desperate to win the attention of a girl, he decides to go into the fiat money business.

Money quote (forgive me): "[Fiat] Money is only paper that people believe is worth something. If nobody believes it, it's useless..."

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