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I'm not fixing the currency to anything because neither a commodity nor a unit of currency is a unit of account. A unit of account is a standard unit of measure for value by reference to which commodities, currencies and other value may be exchanged.
A simple yes/no question: does your idea work just as well if instead of being denominated in energy units (say, in joules), the prepay certificates are denominated in... I don't know, wazeegles?

Finance is the brain [tumour] of the economy
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Sep 7th, 2013 at 05:19:02 PM EST
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