The seeds for a Marketplace have already been planted, but what about a form of currency for the nation? That seed has now too been planted, in the form of a Time Bank . So what is a Time Bank?
Essentially, the goal is to step away from this dependency on money to achieve everything. Money is a useful tool, but it is not the ONLY tool, and should not be the ultimate determining factor in the feasibility of a project … let alone a decider of the worth of the project’s participants. The seed that has been planted is to create a barter economy, with the primary unit of exchange being time rather than money. Ultimately, someone using their time for another is the most valuable resource there is. Our Time Bank is starting with a unit called service minutes, which is just what it sounds like. You can earn and spend time as you will, to help others; to get help from others. The Bank is very simple at the moment, but it will grow into a fully functional economy if we all work together to make it happen. As it grows, other forms of currency will no doubt be needed (including money) and created, with appropriate exchange rates to keep the value of the service/product. The key here is that whatever currency we choose … it is a means to an end … not the end itself. The current bank is not a definitive guide to worth, but rather an incentive to cooperation. It is about helping each other by providing an avenue to do it. This does not mean we can’t cooperate outside this system, nor does it mean we can’t work out other forms of cooperation outside the system. It is just a tool for those who need it. One can earn service minutes just by being an active member of the community. Here is a list of ways to earn by just using the site:[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]
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PAX Nation can only work if people get involved. The growth of the nation will ensure the growth of its citizens (as any healthy society should). So by using the resources available here, your will grow as well. I encourage everyone to participate and become active citizens. Cooperation is the ONLY way we will truly effect change in this world. Cooperation is also the core of the PAX Nation ideology and dream.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_cta h2=”” h4=”BECOME ACTIVE!” style=”3d” color=”orange”]If you truly believe in the concept of PAX Nation, then embrace it. Become actively involved. Share about your personal projects. Become a resource. Use the resources that others offer. Let’s create an ACTIVE community for change. It can only be done with your help![/vc_cta][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”5/6″][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_cta h2=”” style=”outline” add_button=”right” btn_title=”Write a blog post” btn_size=”xs” btn_align=”center” btn_i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-pencil” btn_add_icon=”true” btn_button_block=”true” btn_custom_onclick=”true”]Did you enjoy this? Do you want to share something similar? Write your own blog post![/vc_cta][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/6″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][/vc_row]