Personal Communications>Personal Letter:  Morris, Robert (15 Jan 1782), Coinage Scheme Proposed by Robert Morris, Superintendent of Finance, Executive Documents, Senate of the U.S., Third Session of the Forty-Fifth Congress, 1878-79, Retrieved on 2012-06-12


12 JUN 2012

 Argument for Decimal Currency

[Decimal currency is desirable because] by that means all calculations of interest, exchange, insurance, and the like are rendered much more simple and accurate, and, of course, more within the power of the great mass of people. Whenever such things require much labor, time, and reflection, the greater number who do not know, are made the dupes of the lesser number who do.
Folksonomies: metric standards
Folksonomies: metric standards
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Because it is simple and complex things lead to people being taken advantage of.