06 Jun '13, 6pm

Forget gold and Bitcoin: there's a cafe in Australia that will let you buy coffee with a kiss

Forget gold and Bitcoin: there's a cafe in Australia that will let you buy coffee with a kiss

But, I guess, “kisses” are actually a kind of money, right? If “money” is just an object that’s accepted as payment for goods and services, a “kiss,” the thing the two people are creating, is the object that’s being accepted as payment for your coffee. It’s harmless and kind of great—although one couple really kisses and it’s sort of uncomfortable depending on how you feel about two people making out in front of a cash register at a coffee shop—and maybe not all that insane? I don’t know. The “promotion” will only last until the end of June, and it’s not really sustainable to have a cafe that presumably uses standard currency to buy its goods and record profits to then sell their coffee for kisses, but maybe one day. The world will run on affection, where hatred is a fine. You can buy a go-kart by hugging your husband or wife. Hedge funds will monitor and trade on eskimo k...

Full article: http://www.psmag.com/business-economics/forget-gold-and-b...

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