The "What is Money?" Show

Bitcoin and The American Dream | The Weinstein Series | Episode 5 (WiM100)

Episode Notes

Eric Weinstein joins me for a multi-episode conversation covering mathematics, physics, history, politics, economics, and money.

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Transcript:

OUTLINE
00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro
00:00:08 The Systemic Failure of Modern Socioeconomic Incentives
00:04:27 The Importance of “Paying People in Immorality”
00:07:02 “The American Dream Has Stopped Paying a Dividend”
00:09:22 Atheism and the Disincentives to Accomplishment
00:11:58 “Tried to Put Some Money Away, But I’ve Got Debts No Honest Man Can Pay”
00:14:52 Do Unbreakable Rules Engender Cultural Vitality?
00:17:46 The Difficulty of Changing Existing Cultures
00:20:39 “Nature Just Cares About Strategies that Work”
00:24:20 Quantifying the Collapse of The American Dream
00:29:14 NYDIG
00:30:22 Does Fixing the Money Fix the Pace of Innovation?
00:35:02 DISC: “The Distributed Idea Suppression Complex”
00:38:04 “Fix the Science, Fix the World”
00:40:20 Money Geeks Need to Focus More on Science
00:42:15 The Market as a Trained Neural Net in a Force Field Called Money
00:47:37 Bitcoin: Let It Be Money Before It Is Anything Else
00:49:49 Isn’t Bitcoin Scientific Money?
00:54:11 Eric Saying One Super-Offensive Thing to the Bitcoin Community...

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