53. Allen Farrington's adventures with Fiat Intellectuals
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53. Allen Farrington's adventures with Fiat Intellectuals

May 4 2021 • 2hr 51m
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Described by Jordan Peterson as "frighteningly smart", Allen Farrington is a member of who has written some excellent essays on bitcoin, and also spent an enormous amount of time studying the work of various fiat intellectuals, so you don't have to. He joins us for a deep dive into why fiat intellectuals have such a hard time understanding bitcoin, why it triggers them so much, and whether there is anything important or profound in the ramblings of angry fiaters like George Selgin, Eric Weinstein, and Nassim Taleb. The discussion makes reference to the following articles by Allen:Bitcoin is Venice:’s Money: was Never Real Tulip Fever:   Money, Blockchains and Social Scalability: Capital Strip Mine: books and articles referenced in the discussion include:Enders Game by Parker Lewis: of Economics by Carl MengerThe Theory of Money and Credit by Ludwig von MisesThe Ultimate Resource by Julian SimonThe Mystery of Capital by Hernando de SotoComplexity and the Economy by Brian ArthurCompetition and Entrepreneurship by Israel KirznerThe Dao of Capital by Mark Spitznagel Enjoyed this episode? You can take part in podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s courses and read chapters of his forthcoming books by becoming a member. Find out more here.THE BITCOIN STANDARD TOOLKIT/SPONSORSNYDIG - https://nydig.comCyphersafe - OKCoin - - - App -
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