What is money? Specifically, how is it created?
It’s an amazing thing. We obsess over it. We sacrifice for it. We debase ourselves for it. We spend our lives trying to acquire as much of it as possible, and yet not one in ten people can accurately tell you how it is created. Most people don’t even care how it is created, because getting it is all that matters.
If an alien landed here they would consider this behavior irrational to the point of insanity. And they would be correct.