The "What is Money?" Show

Patriotism and Stupidity | The Balaji Series | Episode 3 (WiM117)

Episode Notes

Balaji Srinivasan joins me for a multi-episode series exploring sovereignty in The Digital Age, geopolitical game theory, the future of statism, and how Bitcoin/crypto fits into the picture.

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Transcript:

OUTLINE
00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro
00:00:08 What Happens When the US Military Fails?
00:07:55 The Dangers of Administrative Mimicry
00:11:50 The Maginot Line
00:16:57 Social Cohesion and Mutual Trust
00:17:25 NYDIG
00:18:33 The Public Defeat of the US in Afghanistan
00:24:31 Slogans: “Battle Cries of the Dead”
00:28:52 The “Cope” of the US Military Post-Afghanistan Retreat
00:35:10 “What are you a Patriot Towards, and a Customer Of?”
00:39:20 The Co-Evolution of Creator and Creation
00:43:37 The Levels of Living of Libertarianism
00:47:39 The Overwhelming Value of the Division of Labor
00:50:33 “The Great Resignation Will Trigger the Great Automation”
00:54:10 The Berlin Wall Was Built to Keep Taxpayers In

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