Why do we say money is the root of all evil?
Although this sentiment is taken from the Bible, the apostle Paul wrote to Timothy (6:10) that the love of money is the root of all evil. The use of money as a tool can lead to a lot that is positive for the individual and society. See the article : How do I stop being broke?. Making money the purpose of your existence tends to lead to many problems.
What does it mean when you say that money is the root of all evil? According to these words, all immorality and evil are caused by money. This saying is a misquote, and the original version (“the love of money is the root of all evil”) implies that all immorality and evil is caused by people who love money, not by the money itself.
Who invented money?
It was only about 5,000 years ago that the Mesopotamian people created the shekel, which is considered the first known form of currency. Gold and silver coins date back to about 650 to 600 BC. when printed coins were used to pay armies.
Which country had the first money? While the use of metal for money can be traced back to Babylon before 2000 BCE, standardized and certified coins may not have existed before the 7th century BCE. See the article : How do I know if I’m financially stable?. According to many historians, it was during this time that the kingdom of Lydia (in today’s Turkey) issued the first regulated coins.