The "What is Money?" Show

The False Ideology of Democracy | The Song Series | Episode 4 (WiM096)

Episode Notes

Jimmy Song joins me for a multi-episode conversation covering the masterful anti-state treatise “Democracy: The God that Failed” written by Hans-Hermann Hoppe.

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Transcript:

OUTLINE
00:00:00 “What is Money Show” Intro
00:00:08 When Ideologies Become the “Higher Power”
00:05:00 The Removal of God
00:11:02 Bitcoin: Geopolitical Peacemaker?
00:20:28 Bitcoin Clarifying the Importance of Boundaries & Property
00:26:24 The Higher Principle Under which Humans Organize
00:29:22 Religious Aspects of Bitcoin
00:32:06 The Virtue of Lower Time Preference
00:35:48 NYDIG
00:36:55 WWI & WWII
00:42:18 The Welfare State Under Woodrow Wilson: A Side-Effect of Democracy
00:49:27 The Advent of TV & Radio Amplifying Public Speaking
00:54:02 Public Persuasion of Modern Day Zombie Company CEOs
00:57:44 Tariffs & Taxes
01:06:06 Expansion of Tariffs & Corporate Welfare
01:09:42 Expansion of Taxation on Real Estate
01:12:20 Land Under a Bitcoin Standard
01:15:16 Tying Up Chapter 1 in “Democracy: The God that Failed”
01:20:41 Piercing the Moralistic Camouflage of a Democracy

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