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Bitcoin Is A Necessity, With Aleks Svetski: Bitcoin Magazine Podcast

Listen To This Episode:Apple[3]Spotify[4]Google[5]Libsyn[6]Overcast[7]For this episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, host Christian Keroles sits down with founder of the Amber App and The Bitcoin Times Aleks Svetski to discuss his recent Bitcoin Magazine article “Because Bitcoin Is A Necessity, Its Economy Will Be Circular.” This was a wide ranging conversation covering many of the first principle arguments for Bitcoin and sound money. As such, the resulting podcast and video are perfect to share with newcomers to the space, as it lays out the basic case for adopting BTC. Find Svetski’s article here.[8]
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Topics discussed include:

  • How bitcoin is the perfect money in that it embodies all of the properties and functions that money should
  • How money is arguably the most important invention of mankind, and is the mechanism by which we measure time and energy and the communication medium through which we collaborate
  • Why major transformations like Bitcoin are progressions which diffuse through society in memetic fashion
  • Modern economics and fiat money
  • The issues with Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)
  • The local peaks and valleys for our money system
  • Why payments and financial privacy will not get better under the existing system

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currensceneFLOGO WHTsquareThough not the oldest form of currency, some form of shell money appears to have been found on almost every continent. The shell most widely used worldwide as currency was the shell of Cypraea moneta, the money cowry.

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