by EI
1 min read21st Oct 20213 comments
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Emotional investment is probably a more accurate form of currency than anything else. Probably the hardest thing to be self-aware of in terms of having control over your own life.

I like the statement, even while fully disagreeing with it as a literal suggestion.  A currency must be fungible, divisible, and transferrable.  Emotional "investment" is none of these, even if it's more personally scarce and valuable than some amount of actual currency.