The "What is Money?" Show

The Gamesmanship of Money | The Weinstein Series | Episode 3 (WiM091)

Episode Notes

Eric Weinstein joins me for a multi-episode conversation covering mathematics, physics, history, politics, economics, and money.

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Transcript:

OUTLINE
00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro
00:00:08 Bitcoin as Coercion-Resistant Money
00:01:39 The Byzantine General’s Problem and “Build Back Better”
00:04:49 “Owning Nothing, but Controlling Everything”
00:08:46 More Efficient to Own the Flow Rather than the Stock?
00:11:14 Bitcoin: The Untouchable Asset
00:14:28 Drawing Lessons from the RIAA Legal Attacks
00:17:04 The History of Alpine Banking
00:18:57 Will the Superrich Scapegoat the Rich?
00:20:30 NYDIG
00:21:39 Manipulating the Money Supply and the Nature of Insanity
00:27:35 Genocide and the Theatricality of Evil
00:31:03 Can Humanity Ever Leave the Earth?
00:35:28 The Importance of Funding Physics
00:37:15 The Deep Corruption of “The Elite”
00:40:29 The Criticality of “Fuck You Money” for Fixing the World
00:44:26 Pessimism as an Inhibition on Innovation
00:48:37 “If You’re So Rich, Why Aren’t you Smart”
00:51:38 The Tactic of Bitcoiners Endowing University Economics Chairs
00:54:03 A Call to Action for Bitcoiners to Execute Grander Strategies

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