The "What is Money?" Show

From Genghis Khan to Michael Saylor with Eric Weiss (WiM085)

Episode Notes

Eric Weiss joins me to discuss the book "Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World," his Bitcoin story, and his orange-pilling of the Bitcoin gigachad himself: Michael Saylor.

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Transcript:

OUTLINE
00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro
00:00:08 Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
00:08:00 Khan’s Religious Diversity
00:12:35 Unite & Conquer
00:17:35 Khan’s Institution of Money & Civility
00:21:02 Not Just Skin in the Game but Soul in the Game
00:23:25 “Rules for thee but not for me”
00:27:00 Bitcoin: The Great Unifier?
00:33:00 Bitcoin is Hope
00:35:09 Regulation for Bitcoin
00:41:04 NYDIG
00:42:11 Eric’s Introduction to Bitcoin
00:49:20 Bitcoin from 2013 to 2021
00:53:05 The Ultimate Positive-Sum Game
00:55:11 Venture Capital to Hedge Fund
01:01:09 Evolution of Asset Allocation
01:06:03 ⅓ Property, ⅓ Business, ⅓ Bitcoin
01:10:58 Institutional Allocation in Bitcoin
01:13:14 Gold’s Failures & Bitcoin’s Consumption of Gold’s Market Share
01:19:00 Humanity’s Inability to Think Exponentially
01:21:46 The "Orange Pilling" of Saylor
01:30:07 Saylor’s Foresight & Fortitude

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