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King Midas

Once Dionysus' schoolmaster and foster father, the satyr Silenus, became drunk on wine and wandered away.

Silenus was found by some Phrygian peasants, who carried him to their king, Midas.

King Midas treated him hospitably, entertaining him for twelve days and nights with politeness, while Silenus entertained Midas and his friends with stories and songs.

On the thirteenth day King Midas brought Silenus back to Dionysus.

Dionysus offered Midas his choice of whatever reward he wanted.

Without thinking King Midas asked that whatever he might touch should be changed into gold.

Dionysus warned him that once granted the boon could not be removed but, again without thinking, King Midas insisted.

King Midas picked up an oak twig and nothing happened.

Then he thought - perhaps it must touch bare flesh!

King Midas removed his glove and picked up a stone and it miraculously turned into gold!

King Midas was overjoyed so he ordered his servants to prepare a feast.

King Midas tried to feed himself with the now golden glove on but found it impossible to grasp the food.

So he had the servants try to feed him but as the food touched his lips it became inedible turning instantly into gold.

Suddenly King Midas jumped up from the feast table and in so doing brushed his most trusted servant with his bare arm.

Instantly the man turned into gold!

Confused King Midas took a walk in his garden touching the flowers whose heavenly scent he had enjoyed so much previously only to watch them turn to gold.

King Midas had a servant hold a flower up to his nose but it brushed his lip turning instantly to gold.

King Midas began to weep as the tragedy that had befallen him became readily apparent.

King Midas' daughter returned from an outing and was apprized of the situation.

Taking pity on her father she went to the garden to comfort him.

They set apart from each other as King Midas was terrified at the prospect of turning his daughter into gold.

King Midas now had all the gold any man could ever want but realized to late that although gold was pretty its only true value was as a vehicle of trade.

King Midas grew thirsty and hungry. As the emaciated King Midas grew weaker he became fatigued. As his mind weakened rapidly on the third day unable to think he attempted to wipe a tear from his daughter's check and accidently turned her into gold.

At this point King Midas lost his mind and flung himself into the garden pond which instantly enveloped him as it turned into gold.

King Midas, now encased in gold, had more gold than any one man could ever want but had found out the hard way that man can not live on gold alone.


"We are making the insane but rational choice to incinerate our natural, social, cultural, and spiritual common wealth for financial profit.

Amazingly, this end was foreseen thousands of years ago by the originator of the story of King Midas, whose touch turned everything to gold.

Delighted at first with his gift, soon he had turned all his food, flowers, even his loved ones into cold, hard metal.

Just like King Midas, we too are converting natural beauty, human relationships, and the basis of our very survival into money.

Must we, like King Midas, find ourselves marooned in a cold, comfortless, ugly, inhospitable world before we realize we cannot eat our money?" - Charles Eisenstein

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