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S9 E1: Chris DeRose on the Philosophy of Demoralization (Remastered Audio)


Thanks to the marvels of digital audio editing, I present you the uncompromising version of my interview with Chris DeRose. The sound quality is better & I've also restored some previously lost parts of our dialogue. Bitcoin Uncensored fans will love it! Originally sponsored by Vaultoro and the donations of Evan Rose and Vake. In the meantime, Wasabi wallet has joined the party. Time stamps: 01:43 – Hello party people! 04:45 – Trigger warning and Derose’s laws 05:30 – How is Chris Derose’s doing these days and how does his shitcoin basket perform? 09:12 – Using bitcoin as a unit of account 12:00 – We’re living in weird economic times 13:27 – Hope vs clarity 13:40 – What can you do with BTC? 14:46 – Will Chris DeRose make a comeback tour? Does he still have his Pepe cash? 15:22 – Ladyboys, S&P 500 20:18 – What happened to Murad? 21:00 – Is Chris DeRose coming back to Twitter? 26:23 – What does Chris DeRose predict is going to happen to Bitcoin in the next 6 months? 29:50 – Why is Bitcoin not decentralized enough? 32:20 – Decentralization in Chris DeRose’s definition 37:06 – How can Bitcoin replace the dollar without blending in first? 41:12 – Does the average bitcoiner want Bitcoin to be more decentralized? 44:34 – The US-centric comprehension of Bitcoin and rationalizing decentralization 52:58 – ASICs and decentralization 57:26 – Hard forking Bitcoin 1:01:47 – The one true Bitcoin 1:15:10 – User verification and who controls Bitcoin 1:19:30 – Decentralization is people doing stuff 1:22:00 – The Bitcoin totem 1:26:10 – Chris DeRose overanalyzing 1:31:41 – Hot takes vs critical thinking 1:41:30 – Lord of the Flies and the weird nature of the left-right political divide 1:46:50 – Why Chris DeRose still loves America 1:50:15 – What is on Chris DeRose’s reading list these days? 1:52:44 – History and the complimentary ideological extremes 1:57:34 – The internet will demoralize all the religions, ideologies and languages 2:00:36 – The religion of science 2:05:15 – Why did Chris DeRose get into Bitcoin? 2:08:25 – Did Chris DeRose get involved in e-gold, ecash, liberty dollar, or any other precursor of Bitcoin? 2:12:21 – Silk Road and demoralisation 2:16:20 – Mainstream financial institutions are demoralizing themselves 2:17:05 – Is Bitcoin still libertarian? 2:21:30 – Michael Saylor becoming way too influential 2:26:47 – Bitcoin will eat the world 2:33:00 – People who program silicon vs people who program carbon 2:35:07 – Developers vs marketers 2:41:20 – Objective money, gold and bitcoin 2:48:35 – Chris DeRose on the Lightning Network 2:51:41 – Offering confidence in Bitcoin to podcast listeners 2:57:40 – Arguing is a favor that we offer to society 2:59:30 – Contention in American society 3:02:50 – Connotation vs denotation 3:06:00 – The pollution of language 3:08:50 – Newsspeak in 1984 and Huxley’s Brave New World 3:10:53 – The cat didn’t read the book on being a cat, but somehow humans do it 3:11:59 – We don’t go to school for education, but for obedience 3:15:11 – 50-page libertarians and 1000-page libertarians 3:16:30 – Bitcoin meetups used to be Socratic seminars, now they’re sermons 3:17:55 – Chris DeRose’s Florida meet-up 3:20:07 – Bitcoin might just be like Star Wars: commercially successful but spiritually bankrupt 3:21:58 – Michael Saylor is the textbook spook 3:24:30 – You get paid to leave in this space 3:27:02 – Asserting geographic independence 3:30:26 – The contention is with the medium, not the content 3:31:28 – S9 E2 teaser

Categories | Season 9


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