The "What is Money?" Show

Bitcoin Maximalism and Crypto Scams with Cory Klippsten (WiM184)

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CEO & Co-Founder of Swan Bitcoin Cory Klippsten joins me for a conversation covering the beginning days of "Swan Bitcoin," how to define a scam, the inherent risks of crypto, and what makes Bitcoin different from all other assets.

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00:00:00 “What is Money” Intro
00:00:08 Learn about Bitcoin with Swan Private at SwanPrivate.Com
00:01:37 How Cory & Robert met
00:04:00 Cory's Background, Starting Swan & Why Bitcoin only?
00:11:02 Altcoin's Risks & Issues with Centralization
00:20:44 How did you come up with the name, "Swan Bitcoin"?
00:27:11 Bitcoin Philosophy, Is Bitcoin a "Means to an End"?
00:31:26 Bitcoin only, Freedom Maximalism & Bitcoin Adoption
00:37:10 Why do you Believe Ethereum is the "Longest Running Con"?
00:41:51 Why is "Proof of Work" is the best model?
00:46:08 Explaining the "Money Cult" Mentality within Altcoin Project's & Bitcoin
00:54:14 Watch "Hard Money with Natalie Brunell" From Swan Studios & Bitcoin Magazine
00:55:00 Take Control of Your Healthcare with CrowdHealth
00:56:08 What would Change your Mind on Thinking Ethereum is a Scam?
00:59:12 Luna, Solana & other Projects, How do you Define a Scam?
01:14:24 Specifying, What are Scams?
01:26:10 Why are Crypto Projects "Obstacles" to Bitcoin Success & is the Dollar a Scam?
01:33:54 Discussing how Single Issue Tokens work & Exit Strategy
01:37:08 Is there anything Crypto Projects could do to Change Your Mind?
01:40:02 Unethical Nature of Crypto & the Issues with Crypto Influencers
01:47:00 Bitcoin Toxicity, Is it a Cultural Immune System for Bitcoin?
01:51:46 "What is Money" Outro

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