The "What is Money?" Show

WiM057 - The Vervaeke Series | Episode 6 | Revising the Anthropology of Economics

Episode Notes

John Vervaeke joins me for a deep conversation exploring his work as a cognitive scientist and his YouTube lecture series "Awakening from the Meaning Crisis."

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Transcript:

OUTLINE
00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro
00:00:05 NYDIG
00:01:25 Relating Psychotechnologies and Social Institutions
00:06:44 Social Institutions as Algorithms of Distributed Cognition
00:11:13 Analogizing the Industrial and Digital Ages
00:15:15 Reconfiguring Procedural Intelligence
00:18:01 Bureaucratic Rules are Designed to Replace Judgement
00:22:38 “Judges as the Philosophers of the Legal System”
00:25:37 Spirit Revivifies the Letter; Letter Concretizes the Spirit
00:26:15 “Wrestling with the Ontology of Property”
00:32:23 Central Banking as an Institution of Standardization
00:36:01 Bitcoin is the Incorruptible Standardization of Money
00:38:56 Money and Mead’s Generalized Other
00:41:47 Keynesian Economics is a Pseudo-Science
00:43:42 “A Needed Revision to the Anthropology of Economics”
00:48:55 “Science is Corruptible Too…”

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