Reification (fallacy), the fallacy of treating an abstraction as if it were a real thing. wikipedia

To regard something abstract as if it were a concrete material thing.

Money is a →symbolically generalized medium that corresponds to the constellation of →Attribution in which alter’s action is experienced by ego. As long as this action does not affect access to scare resources, the situation remains unproblematic. Ego’s observation of the action of others does not provoke her own action: ego observes, for instance, that a neighbor cuts the grass. However, as soon as a situation of scarcity emerges (when, for instance, land is limited), …