“No State shall…coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts….” – Article I, Section 10, Clause 1 of the Constitution
There’s a video going around where a man offers people the choice between a Hershey chocolate bar that costs around $2.00 and a ten-ounce silver bar. The people on the video choose the chocolate bar. (see video below)
We’re not shown anyone who chose the silver bar. I would have liked to have seen follow-up footage of the man explaining to the people that they took a perishable item that cost $2.00 (instant gratification) for a non-perishable item that is valued at more than $150 that they could have cashed in at any jewelry store or pawn shop.
Are these people that ignorant? The women certainly had to know the value of silver if they’ve ever purchased any silver jewelry.
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