What would happen if the world’s debt disappeared?

It’s often said that money makes the world go round – so what would happen if there was no money left? Would it be a paradise or pandemonium?

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Sources & Links:

https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/credit-card-data/average-credit-card-debt-household/
https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/faqs/Currency/Pages/edu_faq_currency_sales.aspx
http://www.moneyfactory.gov/images/FactSheet_SilverCertificate_20130425.pdf
https://www.ssa.gov/oact/trsum/
http://www.nationaldebtclocks.org/
http://www.multpl.com/us-gdp
http://www.wsj.com/articles/puerto-rico-to-default-on-constitutionally-guaranteed-debt-1467378242
http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/tradnewsrelease.htm
http://data.worldbank.org/country/united-states?view=chart
http://www.npr.org/sections/money/2011/10/21/141510617/what-if-we-paid-off-the-debt-the-secret-government-report
http://media.npr.org/assets/img/2011/10/20/LifeAfterDebt.pdf

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