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  • Money is the barometer of a society’s virtue.
  • Just as your body has two fundamental sensations, pleasure and pain, as signs of its welfare or injury, as a barometer of its basic alternative, life or death, so your consciousness has two fundamental emotions, joy and suffering, in answer to the same alternative.

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  • The barometer indicates a storm is coming.
  • Lowered barometric pressure for him was like laughing gas.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch

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