The "What is Money?" Show

A Brief History of Money and Bitcoin with Brian Estes (WiM172)

Episode Notes

CEO & CIO of 'Off The Chain Capital' Brian Estes join me for a conversation on monetary history, why Bitcoin matters so much in the current landscape of money, and how to value networks.

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Guest
Brian Estes Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrianEstes32
Brian Estes Website: https://offthechain.capital

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Outline
00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro
00:00:08 Learn About Bitcoin with Swan Private at SwanPrivate.Com
00:01:37 Brian’s Background & How he got into Bitcoin
00:04:36 What is Brian doing now?
00:05:46 The History Of Money
00:10:35 Bitcoin’s Distributed Ledger
00:12:24 What is the Petrodollar?
00:15:02 The Dollar being Devalued
00:17:13 What is the “Everything Bubble”?
00:22:15 How does Bitcoin Fix Problems?
00:24:53 UBI & Managing the Collapse
00:27:06 What is Bitcoin’s Trajectory?
00:29:13 Gold’s Scarcity vs Bitcoin’s Scarcity
00:31:37 Bitcoin becoming a Non-Correlated Asset
00:33:49 Bitcoin being Voluntary
00:35:15 Similarities with Building the Internet & Building Bitcoin
00:39:58 Watch "Hard Money with Natalie Brunell" From Swan Studios & Bitcoin Magazine!
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00:41:52 Milton Friedman, Sending Cash Digitally
00:43:25 How to Combat Censorship?
00:45:49 A Bitcoin-Only Future?
00:47:39 S-Curve Analysis
00:52:08 Explaining Bitcoins Immutability
00:55:11 Do we need a Federal Reserve?
00:56:06 Bitcoin: A Necessary Asset in Portfolios
01:01:11 Issues with Understanding Exponential Growth
01:02:42 Dealing with Drawdowns in the Bitcoin Market
1:04:49 Investing in Protocols vs Blockchain Companies
1:08:46 People saying “Governments Won’t Allow Bitcoin To Succeed”
1:13:06 Government Collecting Taxes on Crypto
1:14:34 What is Bitcoin Relationship with Time & Energy?
1:19:32 Relationship Between Government Issued Money & Warfare
1:24:10 Final Thoughts & Where to find Brian
1:25:00 “What Is Money?” Outro

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