The Bitcoin Standard Podcast Presents Saifedean Ammous as Interviewed By Stephen Livera

Welcome to the audio podcasting home of Saifedean Ammous and The Bitcoin Standard.Stephan interviews Saifedean Ammous, Austrian Economics Professor and author of The Bitcoin Standard. In this podcast episode we take a deep dive into the case for Bitcoin as sound money, and what is potentially the hardest money the world has ever seen. We discuss: • Bitcoin as Sound Money • Why using the hardest money is not a choice • Why Bitcoin is difficult to change, and why that’s a good thing • How Bitcoin may proceed through various stages on a path to becoming the global standard for value • Fractional Reserve Banking vs Full Reserve Banking in a Bitcoin Standard world Subscribe to the Podcast: • Apple – • Stitcher – • Spotify – • Libsyn – a pseudonymous programmer introduced “a new electronic cash system that’s fully peer-to-peer, with no trusted third party” to a small Online mailing list in 2008, very few paid attention. Ten years later, and against all odds, this upstart autonomous decentralized software offers an unstoppable and globally-accessible hard money alternative to modern central banks.. The Bitcoin Standard analyzes the historical context to the rise of bitcoin, the economic properties that have allowed it to grow quickly, and its likely economic, political, and social implications.Ammous’ firm grasp of the technological possibilities as well as the historical realities of monetary evolution provides for a fascinating exploration of the ramifications of voluntary free market money. As it challenges the most sacred of government monopolies, bitcoin shifts the pendulum of sovereignty away from governments in favor of individuals, offering us the tantalizing possibility of a world where money is fully extricated from politics and unrestrained by borders.’The Bitcoin Standard’ on Amazon – the best podcasts from the best minds in the Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency space on twitter.

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