The "What is Money?" Show

Discovering the Power of Reason | The Hillebrand Series | Episode 7 (WiM064)

Episode Notes

Max Hillebrand joins me for a multi-episode conversation covering the masterwork on libertarian philosophy “The Ethics of Liberty” written by Murray Rothbard.

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Transcript:

OUTLINE
00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro
00:00:08 The Rights of Animals
00:05:01 Animals Exhibit Proto-Purposeful Action?
00:09:36 Self-Reflection as the Ultimate Evolutionary Advantage
00:12:37 Does “Might Make Right?”
00:18:54 Participation in the Division of Labor is the Line of Action
00:24:23 Rothbardian Libertarianism and Darwinism
00:29:05 NYDIG
00:30:13 Liberty: Ethics vs. Strategy
00:35:31 How Ethics Can Be Corrupted
00:41:17 Property Rights are a Universal Ethic
00:46:22 The Unreasonableness of Zero-Sum Games
00:47:47 Pooling Pressure and Institutional Collapse
00:49:11 Why Bitcoin is at The Pinnacle of Human Reason
00:53:42 Why Merchant Full Nodes Matter for Bitcoin
00:56:11 All Technologies are Backed by People
00:56:57 Bitcoin Assumes the Axis of Resistance

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