The "What is Money?" Show

Bitcoin and The Sovereign Individual with James Davidson (WiM162)

Episode Notes

James Davidson joins me to discuss themes from his book “The Sovereign Individual” that touch on mega political variables, changing powers in the world, and predictions of his about the 21st century. This conversation is a re-airing that was originally released on Real Vision.

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OUTLINE
00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro
00:00:08 Introducing James Davidson’s Book “The Sovereign Individual”
00:03:30 Governance Structure Scale: Gunpowder and Violence
00:08:48 Rules Instead of Rulers Will Render Institutions Anachronistic
00:14:32 Being Sovereign Individuals in the Era of Decentralization
00:20:19 Market Forces Driven by Bitcoin Post-Industrial Capitalism
00:28:40 Will Encryption Lead Us to a More Peaceful World?
00:33:54 NYDIG
00:35:02 States and Crony Capitalists Fight For Relevance in the Digital Age
00:42:35 Modern Censorship and how “Cancel Culture" is Really Stupid
00:48:09 James’ Thoughts on the Accelerated Pace of Cryptocurrency Adoption
00:54:14 Predicting City States and Modern Healthcare
01:01:22 A Brief Discussion on James’ Writing and Past Market Predictions
01:07:04 “What is Money?” Outro

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