The Wormhole wrote:
Still, money is what makes the world go around and always has been. Without money, just what motivates people to go to work, to even get a job to begin with? ....
The joy of doing something. It's what makes volunteers do what they do.
I see your point though, if there were a need for many people to do something that few found pleasurable, meaningful, or joyful. How would you motovate people to weld a starship together in Iowa?