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“The root problem with conventional currency is all the trust that’s required to make it work. The central bank must be trusted not to debase the currency, but the history of fiat currencies is full of breaches of that trust.”  – Satoshi Nakamoto

An easy-to-understand breakdown of the complex topic of money by Lyn Alden

Fiat currency schemes are philosophically misguided, fundamentally immoral and ultimately unstable. Fiat currencies are premised on value subjectivism and erroneously conflate money and value. They represent a mere medium of exchange and rely on unstable subjective mental states such as confidence and trust. As a result, they are ultimately fragile and prone to fail suddenly when those using them wake from the dream of value subjectivism.” – Ron Hera

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A talk by Andreas Antonopoulos about the history of money and bitcoin.

A deep dive into the origins of money and monetary systems by Nik Bhatia