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S9 E7: Knut Svanholm on Sovereignty and Bitcoin in El Salvador

14-08-2021

While most Bitcoin podcast interviews feature people who agree on almost every topic, this discussion with Knut Svanholm feels much more like a debate where we have opposing views. We talk about El Salvador, the state of sovereignty & why BTC is bullish. Sponsored by Vaultoro & Wasabi Wallet. Time stamps: 4:20 – Why did Knut Svanholm stick around the Bitcoin space? 7:20 – Bitcoin conferences are the new rockstar tours 9:55 – Opinions on “The Sovereign Individual” by James Dale Davidson and Lord William Rees-Mogg 15:47 – The free will paradox 17:30 – Bitcoin as financial atheism 19:00 – Faith in verification 20:15 – Linux and open source 23:30 – Bitcoin privacy 26:08 – Financial incentives vs ideology 28:33 – Karen culture and Chainalysis 35:00 – Stockholm syndrome and the brilliance of George Orwell 38:13 – The El Salvador situation 58:50 – Elon Musk, Michael Saylor, and corporations getting involved in Bitcoin 01:01:50 – Mining from home and altruism 01:12:23 – Miners, Taproot, and SegWit activation 01:19:55 – Bitcoin’s J-shaped price action and S-shaped user adoption 01:23:54 – Why we’re still in the early days of Bitcoin 01:28:00 – The issue of fake bitcoins that can create inflation on Revolut, PayPal & eToro 01:31:45 – Day trading is like the poker boom 01:32:20 – People quitting their jobs because of the bitcoin bull run 01:34:30 – HODLing vs trading 01:36:00 – Bitcoin and the environment 01:43:00 – Bitcoin memes and reality 01:47:20 – Inflation is coming 01:48:45 – Yearly lows are more interesting than all-time highs 01:49:30 – Lightning is readier than ever 01:55:50 – Bits vs sats 01:57:00 – The mempool is empty again in 2021 01:59:54 – Peter Schiff is always the bottom indicator 02:03:57 – If you’re a Karen and want to speak to the manager of Bitcoin, where do you go? 02:06:30 – Knut’s next book 02:08:58 – Is Bitcoin libertarian? 02:13:00 – Starship Troopers, Robocop and other films that Hodlonaut also loves 02:14:50 – Roko’s basilisk and the Honey Badger Basilisk 02:17:09 – Why we need more Bitcoin podcasts 02:21:05 – Bitcoin, Christianity and atheism 02:23:00 – Why podcasts are better than television and radio 02:25:00 – How and why limits can be helpful and productive 02:27:05 – Interviewing Chris DeRose and keeping up with him 02:32:00 – Debating Roger Ver? 02:34:20 – Shitcoinery at the Bitcoin 2021 conference 02:36:00 – Shitcoins today are basically Bitcoin sidechains 02:37:50 – Stablecoins are oxymorons, altcoins are no real alternatives 02:39:00 – There’s a lot of method acting in Ethereum 02:41:00 – Zooko is most likely still a hardcore bitcoiner 02:43:00 – Vitalik, the Magic Flute and opera 02:47:50 – Fame 02:49:53 – People want to be loved, just like Charles Foster Kane 02:52:00 – Why kids and inheritance matter 02:56:00 – The flaws of education in Sweden 03:08:05 – Social democracy in Sweden

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