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BREAKDOWN: How Monopolies Sow the Seeds of Their Own Destruction

The managing partner of Adamant Capital joins for a conversation about what the Protestant Reformation and the French Revolution can teach us about bitcoin.

June 26, 2020

Today on the Brief:

  • A consumer spending rebound
  • A new crypto regulatory regime in Europe
  • A bitcoin warning from a famed investor

This episode is sponsored by Bitstamp and Ciphertrace.

Our main discussion:

Tuur Demeester is the managing partner of Adamant Capital, a bitcoin investment firm that earlier this year published “The Bitcoin Reformation.”

In this conversation, he and NLW discuss:

  • The four preconditions for a reformation, and how they apply today
  • How hyperinflation contributed to the French Revolution
  • Why inflation is becoming a more significant threat today
  • How bitcoin memes function like unifying doctrines from past revolutions
  • Why millennials could be the Greatest Generation 2.0

Find our guest online:

On the web: Adamant Capital