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The Reflexivity of ‘Number Go Up’ Technology
A crash course in mimetic theory as it relates to Ethereum's latest price surge.
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Why Care About Bitcoin? Here's One Philosopher's Take
Peter Wolfendale is one of the deep thinkers of the social media age. He sees crypto as a new social and monetary force.
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The Node: Bitcoin Is Real, Fictional Money
Ever wonder if bitcoin is real money? You're not alone.
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Fascism on the Blockchain? The Work of Art in the Age of NFTs
The same fascistic tendencies Walter Benjamin saw in the rise of mass media are at play in the NFT "revolution," too, culture critic Jonathan Beller writes.
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Crypto Is the Libertarian Cheat Code in the Final Battle Over State Coercion
A normie Mario fights Bowser to save Princess Peach; a libertarian Mario builds her an escape hatch.
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Bitcoin Doesn't Care About Your Politics: Why Bitcoin Has More Ideological Flexibility Than We Think
NLW is joined by three philosophy professors for a discussion of bitcoin, ethics and politics.
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Cypherpunk, Crypto Anarchy and How Bitcoin Lost the Narrative
The crypto industry tends to give "cypherpunk" vibes a great deal of lip service without much attention to their real values.
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Why Bitcoin Needs Philosophy
When should I CoinJoin? What is a Bitcoin transaction? Are forked cryptos new assets? These seemingly quotidian crypto questions are deeper than you think.
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Bitcoin Has Lost Its Way: Here’s How to Return to Crypto’s Subversive Roots
Bitcoin has traded its radical potential for the prospect of mainstream adoption. It's not worth it, writes Rachel-Rose O'Leary.
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Decentralization Philosophy – Does Crypto Still Need Catalysts?
Andreas M. Antonopoulos joins the show this week to discuss the organizational and organic structures of decentralization and to wonder whether crypto even needs Satoshi-like catalysts now that the fire of blockchain burns bright.
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