The "What is Money?" Show

Will America Adopt Bitcoin? with Lawrence Lepard (WiM173)

Episode Notes

Investment Manager and Austrian Economist Lawrence Lepard joins me for a conversation on the history of currency debasement, how we are living in "peak fiat", and how hard times will require new leadership in America.

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Lawrence Twitter Account: https://twitter.com/LawrenceLepard
Lawrence's PE Firm: https://www.ema2.com/team

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Outline
00:00:00 “What is Money” Intro
00:00:08 Learn about Bitcoin with Swan Private at SwanPrivate.Com
00:01:37 What is Money?
00:03:39 What Properties make Gold Valuable?
00:06:14 How Gold Advanced Human Civilization
00:07:38 The Attack Vector “Stability” brings
00:10:05 Does Lack of Financial Education cause Financial Corruption?
00:11:39 Timeline on how we chose Gold
00:13:05 Why did we leave a Gold Standard?
00:20:24 Can Productivity & Growth Plateau?
00:22:05 Money Printing and War Financing
00:25:57 The Risks of Statism
00:31:09 Bitcoin Giving you a Chance by Opting Out
00:33:24 Private Property leading to Individualism
00:35:27 Discussing Mass Formation Psychosis
00:37:26 Will Mass Formation Psychosis increase as we print more Dollars?
00:39:18 Where is this headed?
00:45:14 Is the Nation State Model going to Dissolve or Reform?
00:47:23 Watch "Hard Money with Natalie Brunell" From Swan Studios & Bitcoin Magazine!
00:48:09 Take Control of Your Healthcare with CrowdHealth!
00:49:18 What Happens to Government under the Sovereign Individual Thesis?
00:51:55 Viewing the State through a Christian Lens
00:53:30 Was Gold’s Price Suppression Planned/Organized?
00:56:26 Russian Sanctions & Bretton Woods events in American History
01:09:16 Freezing of Bank Accounts in Canada & Russia
01:14:37 Mistakes Larry made as an Investor & Understanding Network Effects
01:18:54 Byzantine Generals Problem & Nations Inability to get around it
01:21:03 America Adopting Bitcoin
01:24:33 Is America Lacking Critical Thinkers?
01:26:35 New Leaders in America
01:28:57 Speaking out about what is going on in Society
01:30:10 Where to find Larry!
01:30:43 “What is Money” Outro

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