FTX Collapse & The Case For Bitcoin Maximalism (Ep.92)

´╗┐We discuss the arguments for Bitcoin Maximalism and comment on an article making the case for it, written in 2022 by Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin. We also delve into some insights regarding the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX. Notes: In Defense of Bitcoin Maximalism https://vitalik.ca/general/2022/04/01/maximalist.html FTX Pre-Mortem Overview https://sambf.substack.com/p/a49a5432-760a-4b95-ae91-24b4dd7d361a Find all our content at… Continue reading FTX Collapse & The Case For Bitcoin Maximalism (Ep.92)

The End Of Globalism & The West’s New Golden Era (Ep.86)

Following up on our trilogy about The Evolution of Civilizations, we combine Carroll Quigley’s scientific big picture analysis of long term historical trends with Peter Zeihan’s more contemporary views on the end of globalization. More specifically, we identify the challenges that the institutionalized forces within Western Civilization are facing today, how they’re reacting to try… Continue reading The End Of Globalism & The West’s New Golden Era (Ep.86)

The Spontaneous Death Of Globalism – Part 3 (Ep.82)

We continue the discussion of Peter Zeihan’s book “The End of the World is just the Beginning”, focusing on his financial and demographic analysis of the current state of the disintegrating world of global trade, and delving into some observations regarding specific countries around the world. We also share thoughts as to how and why… Continue reading The Spontaneous Death Of Globalism – Part 3 (Ep.82)

MMT VS Austrian Economics: Why Do Dollars & Cryptocurrency Have Value? (Ep. 63)

Dylan & Nima discuss the so called Inflation Reduction Act, Modern Monetary Theory, cryptocurrency, Anarcho-capitalism, and many other related topics. Notes: Grand Theft World podcast https://grandtheftworld.com/ Inflation Reduction Act https://taxfoundation.org/inflation-reduction-act/ Find all our content at https://irida.tv

The Evolution Of Civilizations – The Challenges Facing The West (Ep.26)

Picking up from our previous two “The Evolution Of Civilizations” discussions “From Instrument to Institution” & “The 7 Stages Of Civilization” we delve into the challenges that contemporary Western Civilization is facing, and what threats and opportunities are presenting themselves within it. Link to full playlist with all episodes from this series Notes: “Evolution Of… Continue reading The Evolution Of Civilizations – The Challenges Facing The West (Ep.26)

How Cryptocurrency & Modern Monetary Theory Go Hand In Hand (Ep.20)

Nima and Dylan discuss the early days of the cryptocurrency revolution, the history of Bitcoin’s different forks, how Modern Monetary Theory thoroughly explains the value of cryptocurrencies (a topic that Nima and Dylan have pioneered and discussed for years), and which cryptocurrency and alt-tech projects appear interesting and genuinely useful in today’s environment. Notes: Early… Continue reading How Cryptocurrency & Modern Monetary Theory Go Hand In Hand (Ep.20)