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Why are humans seemingly hardwired to worship gold?

It is unique amongst metals: it is malleable, it doesn’t tarnish, and it shines like nothing else. Over time it has come to symbolise wealth and status. It can represent goodness and fidelity but also greed and lust.

Financial educator, author and broadcaster Alvin Hall explores why we are so obsessed with this particular metal, and what it represents around the world - in terms of wealth and symbolism - both historically and now.

Alvin will look at the lengths people go to in the pursuit of gold and ask what is the true value of Au?

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Very Enjoyable.

The narrotor spoke so well and made you feel as he did about gold and the things he saw during the recording.

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Interesting!

I was curious about humanity’s relationship to gold and learned about that and more- I have learned a little about mining, geology, and contemporary world issues. A great little tour of some topics that I may have the confidence to look into more specifically now!

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very interesting

this is all about gold it is history very interesting would read again was good