In this episode we dive into the inverted economic system and the ramifications of the debasement of money throughout history and today. We discuss hard money vs easy money, the potential of Bitcoin as a solution to ending upside down economics, the Roman Empire, and property rights in the context of Palestine and Israel.
Saifedean Ammous is an internationally best-selling economist and author. In 2018, Ammous authored The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking, the best-selling book on bitcoin, published in 37 languages. He was a professor of Economics at the Lebanese American University from 2009 to 2019 and holds a PhD in Sustainable Development from Columbia University, a Master’s Degree in Development Management from the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from the American University of Beirut.