Our biggest problem in today`s world is ignorance. Ignorance about money, social concepts, philosophy, ideas, meaning, education, and everything else.
Here`s a site that offers a basic pointer to the foundation of money. It refers to gold, why gold matters, why we have money, and what`s going on with that money.
Another excellent resources is from Harry Browne:
"How you can Profit from the Coming Devaluation."