http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= Post-scarcity or just social evolution? There were at least 2 attempts during the first half of the 20th century to create moneyless societies: "Some collectives did in fact abolish money. They had no system of exchange, not even coupons." The Anarchist Collectives by Sam Dolgoff "In the absence of private property, and of money, it is obvious that the profit motive does not operate in this society." Kibbutz: Venture in Utopia by Melford Spiro In the past decade there have been experimental attempts, both large and small, to provide alternatives to monetary exchange. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= Would future tech or social development make this a viable possibility? Would human behavior make it fundamentally impractical?