Well, it doesn’t come from where most of us think – not from the Mint. The actual paper stuff does, but how does it get created, the volume of money and debt, and who runs it? How did it start?
Check out the series of videos on the subject, very informative http://www.geeksaresexy.net/2007/09/25/where-does-money-really-come-from
After watching them, you get this sense of “oh man, what can we do?” – it is scary to think that the whole world is ran by a few people.