We as Catholics believe that Jesus “participated in our humanity so that we could participate in His divinity” (taken from the prayer at the offertory of the Mass). What this means is that we are called to be more than human with divine rather than mere human insight.
Money and earning money is a most important part of living life in our age. It is not a bad thing; it is a good thing. However, it is earned always through hard work, whether intellectual or servile. It is a means to an end: a reasonably comfortable life.
But once again: Self-worth and potential are far surpassing in their value and can never be bought. To allow our children to think differently and to even be rewarded for this type of thinking is a terrible affront to the type of person they are called to be and the type of person we want them to be.