Money – Humans Are The Only Species That Pay To Live On Earth

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Or more specifically, heavily regulated societies like North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Northeast Asia essentially require that people have money. You need a licence and/or there are prohibitions on fishing, hunting, maintaining livestock, maintaining front-yard gardens, collecting rain water, utilizing off-the-grid solar panels, access to free camping, being able to live in perpetuity in your van or recreational vehicle without police harassment, or thinking that you “own” that house, despite paying an annual duty in property taxes and other fees.