In the bus, at the office and at the market, almost all conversations revolve around the rising prices.
Increase of general price levels is generally known as ‘inflation’.
He took a glass of wine, but it flowed down his throat like melted gold. Money does not bring as much happiness as friendship.
 In consternation at the unprecedented affliction, he strove to divest himself of his power; he hated the gift he had lately coveted. He raised his arms, all shining with gold, in prayer to Bacchus, begging to be delivered from his glittering destruction. "Go," said he, "to River Pactolus, trace its fountain-head, there plunge yourself and body in, and wash away your fault and its punishment." He did so, and scarce had he touched the waters before the gold-creating power passed into them, and the river sands became changed into gold, as they remain to this day.
The common man feels the inflation when the prices of his consumer goods go up.
He feels the rising cost of living with each increase of bus fare, bread prices and utility bill prices.The causes a lot of social problems which at its extreme form, cause social unrest.Over the years, our wants and needs have increased.He could scarce believe his eyes when he found a twig of an oak, which he plucked from the branch, become gold in his hand. His joy knew no bounds, and as soon as he got home, he ordered the servants to set a splendid repast on the table.Then he found to his dismay that whether he touched bread, it hardened in his hand; or put a morsel to his lip, it defied his teeth. People who expect a reward for good deeds are selfish.The 76 Gas Station on Nordoff, accross the street from CSUN.A new proposed bill will impose a tax on oil extraction that will produce around billion per year for education in California.Photo Credit: Andres Aguila / Daily Sundial The 76 Gas Station on Nordoff, accross the street from CSUN.Photo Credit: Andres Aguila / Daily Sundial The recent increase in gas prices causes Mireya Vasquez to choose between buying a meal or driving to work, “I’m constantly left without any money to eat because I have a big car and work four to five days a week,” the 22-year-old sociology major said. “I’m always tired, I just sleep and don’t even have the energy to do my homework,” Vasquez said.Gas prices have increased dramatically this year due to a low supply of crude oil, a recent gas tax increase of 12 cents per gallon in California, and U. “The average price per gallon is increasing nationwide, not just in California, because crude oil supply is low worldwide,” political science professor Tyler Hughes said.“The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries purposefully decreased the supply of crude oil to rise up the price.” The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) consists of 14 of the world’s largest exporters of crude oil including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.