It is a better alternative to bartering, through which values are relative. It also keeps exchange away from the point of a gun.
Money is a means to almost any end. Therefore, it itself cannot be the root of evil, but it cannot be the root of good either.
Think about it, guys.
Urban youth 2: No, you're not, because you've never won it before and you'll never win it again. If this was your second lotto win, you could then say 'I am so money.'
Urban youth 2: You have educated me. I can always count on you, dude. You're money.